July 20 and 21 power outage to affect scientific and business computing systems, most Fermilab websites

A scheduled power outage in the Feynman Computing Center second floor computer room will occur on Friday, July 20, and Saturday, July 21. The outage is necessary to retire an uninterruptible power supply. The outage will affect scientific computing services, financial and business systems and most Fermilab websites.

  • The outage for scientific computing services will begin on Friday, July 20, at 4 p.m.
  • The outage for financial and business systems will begin on Friday, July 20, at 5 p.m.
  • The outage for most Fermilab websites will begin on Friday, July 20, at 5 p.m.
  • Most of the services are expected to be restored on Saturday, July 21, by 5 p.m.

Please review the article at https://fermi.service-now.com/kb_view.do?sysparm_article=KB0012792, which contains details about specific services impacted. The article will be updated as the outage date approaches and more information becomes known. Service status updates will be posted on Saturday, July 21, between 9 a.m. and 5 p.m.

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If you have any questions about the outage, please contact the Service Desk.