Power outages

This weekend’s outages will limit your ability to work in many areas and require you to shut down your computer.

Accelerator Division computers and network services outage
On Friday evening, Nov. 2, Controls personnel will take down the AD computers and network services in preparation for the Saturday power outage. These systems won’t be back online until noon on Monday, Nov. 5.

Feeder 40 power outage
On Saturday, Nov. 3, from 7 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. there will be a power outage to conduct feeder maintenance. This outage will affect the Linac, Cross Galleries, the Main Control Room and the Accelerator Division computer room.

Feeder 44 power outage
On Sunday, Nov. 4, from 7 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. there will be a power outage to conduct feeder maintenance. This outage will affect Wilson Hall and Ramsey Auditorium, which will be closed for all routine operations between 7 a.m. and 5 p.m. Emergency and exit lights will not be operational after the first 90 minutes of the power outage. For the duration of the power outage, only elevator cars 1 and 4 will be available. “Ask a Scientist” will be moved to CDF.

There will be no power or networking in Wilson Hall office areas and the WH5NW and WH8-Fiber Central computer rooms during the outage period. (FCC, LCC and GCC will be unaffected by this outage.) The LHC Remote Operations Center will have power, but won’t have a network. See a list of known computing services affected.

Those whose offices are in Wilson Hall, please turn off your computers and small electrical devices in your office before you leave work today to avoid power disruptions on Monday morning.

Central Utility Building power outage
On Sunday, Nov. 4, from 7 a.m. to 5 p.m. there will be a cooling outage due to a CUB system outage. This lack of cooling will affect Wilson Hall, Linac Gallery, Cross Gallery, Booster Gallery and Towers, all the accelerators and the AD computer rooms. FESS personnel will provide temporary cooling for the MCR, Mac room, dispatch, telecom and a few other areas.