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WHAT ARE WE DOING? Computing is enabling security updates for Mac computers running macOS Big Sur v11. For additional information about macOS updates, please see https://fermi.servicenowservices.com/kb_view.do?sysparm_article=KB0011722. WHEN WILL THIS OCCUR? Wednesday, Aug. 18 WHAT IS THE IMPACT TO YOU? Alerts announcing the availability of the security updates for manual installation will appear on your screen. WHAT DO YOU NEED TO DO? Proceed with the installation when the alert appears on your screen. If an alert does not appear, you can check…

WHAT ARE WE DOING? Due to upcoming Zoom-issued restrictions, Computing is implementing mandatory Zoom client updates starting in September. Users will be required to update their Zoom clients (Windows, Mac, iOS, Android, etc.) to the latest version at least every six months. However, we advise you to update your Zoom client more frequently. In the event of a critical security update, you will be required to update your client, potentially on short notice. WHAT IS THE IMPACT TO YOU? If…

WHAT ARE WE DOING? Computing is upgrading two switches (s-access-wh9ne-1 and s-access-wh9nw-1) located on Floor 9 of Wilson Hall. WHEN WILL THIS OCCUR? Tuesday, Aug. 17; 7 a.m. to 9 a.m. WHAT IS THE IMPACT TO YOU? This upgrade will cause a temporary outage for about 10 minutes between 7 a.m. and 9 a.m. WHAT DO YOU NEED TO DO? If you encounter any issues after 9 a.m., please contact the Service Desk.

WHAT ARE WE DOING? Computing has enabled this month’s security updates from Microsoft for centrally managed Windows servers. WHEN WILL THIS OCCUR? Monday, Aug. 16 For additional information about the patching schedule for Windows servers, see http://wsus.fnal.gov/Reports/MonthlySchedule.html. WHAT IS THE IMPACT TO YOU? Administrators of centrally managed Windows servers will begin receiving notices that patches are available to their Windows servers during the next 24 hours. WHAT DO YOU NEED TO DO? You do not need to take any action. This…

WHAT ARE WE DOING? The BeyondTrust Remote Support service (formerly known as Bomgar) will be unavailable while Computing upgrades the appliance software to the current version. WHEN WILL THIS OCCUR? Tuesday, Aug. 17; 4:30 p.m. to 5 p.m. Central Time WHAT IS THE IMPACT TO YOU? The BeyondTrust Remote Support service will be unavailable during the maintenance window. WHAT DO YOU NEED TO DO? If you use BeyondTrust Remote Support, please log out of your session by 4:30 p.m. on…

This message is for your information only. The maintenance is expected to be non-disruptive to users. If you encounter any network issues after 12 p.m. on Aug. 17, please contact the Service Desk. MAINTENANCE DESCRIPTION Computing will be adding a network switch to the Site 37 building. MAINTENANCE WINDOW Tuesday, Aug. 17; 8 a.m. to 12 p.m. Central Time

WHAT ARE WE DOING? FESS will be performing its annual CUB maintenance on Saturday, Aug. 14 and Sunday, Aug. 15. Wilson Hall will not have cooling during the maintenance period. WHEN WILL THIS OCCUR? CUB/Wilson Hall cooling will be shut down around 6:30 a.m. on Saturday, Aug. 14 and is estimated to be restored between 4 p.m. and 6 p.m. on Sunday, Aug. 15. WHAT IS THE IMPACT TO YOU? During the maintenance window: • Air conditioning will be unavailable…

WHAT ARE WE DOING? Computing will be replacing end-of-life network switches (s-s-wh15se-1 and s-s-wh15sw-1) on the 15th floor of Wilson Hall. WHEN WILL THIS OCCUR? Thursday, Aug. 12; 7:30 a.m. to 12 p.m. Central Time WHAT IS THE IMPACT TO YOU? During this time, users on the 15th floor of Wilson Hall will experience a brief network outage as cabling is being moved to new switches. WHAT DO YOU NEED TO DO? You don’t need to take any action. This…

WHAT ARE WE DOING? Computing is upgrading the software for two switches (s-access-wh11ne-1 and s-access-wh11nw-1) located on Floor 11 of Wilson Hall. WHEN WILL THIS OCCUR? Tuesday, Aug. 3; 7 a.m. to 9 a.m. WHAT IS THE IMPACT TO YOU? These switches will reboot and cause a temporary outage for about 10 minutes. One switch will be rebooted at a time. WHAT DO YOU NEED TO DO? If you encounter any issues after 9 a.m., please contact the Service Desk.

WHAT ARE WE DOING? Computing is enabling security updates for Mac computers running macOS Big Sur v11, Catalina v10.15 and Mojave v10.14. For additional information about macOS updates, please see https://fermi.servicenowservices.com/kb_view.do?sysparm_article=KB0011722. WHEN WILL THIS OCCUR? Wednesday, July 28 WHAT IS THE IMPACT TO YOU? Alerts announcing the availability of the security updates for manual installation will appear on your screen. WHAT DO YOU NEED TO DO? Proceed with the installation when the alert appears on your screen. If an alert does…