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WHAT ARE WE DOING? FESS will be performing its annual CUB maintenance Sept. 19 and 20. Wilson Hall will not have cooling during the maintenance period. This cooling outage will be accompanied by a one–hour power outage Saturday afternoon, Sept. 19.     WHEN WILL THIS OCCUR? The cooling will be shut down around 6:30 a.m. on Saturday, Sept. 19 and will be restored between 3:00 and 5:00 p.m. on Sunday, Sept. 20.  The power outage will occur from approximately…

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  WHAT ARE WE DOING? There will be an extended power outage on Saturday, Sept. 12, affecting Wilson Hall. This work is necessary as part of IERC construction. WHEN WILL THIS OCCUR? Saturday, Sept 12; 7:30 a.m. to 7:30 p.m. WHAT IS THE IMPACT TO YOU? Wilson Hall will not have electricity. Networking, computers, printers, phones will be unavailable in most areas Essential areas, such as the Communications Center/EOC, Radio Room, WH8 Fiber Central, Communications rooms and ROC West, will…

The non-Cloud Fermilab SharePoint sites (fermipoint.fnal.gov and web.fnal.gov) are currently restored; however, we are still investigating the cause and continue to monitor the situation. ORIGINAL MESSAGE:  All Fermilab non-cloud-based SharePoint sites (fermipoint.fnal.gov and web.fnal.gov) are currently unavailable. We are working on fixing the issue and will post here when the issue is resolved.

This message has been updated, as noted within the text below, from its previous version. WHAT ARE WE DOING? The Property Department, in collaboration with the Core Computing Division, is replacing the current paper-based property pass process with one using the Self-Service Property (SSP) application.  The switch to SSP enables custodians to manage and download their own property passes and will combine an individual’s multiple property passes into one single property pass. WHEN WILL THIS OCCUR? The replacement will occur…

WHAT ARE WE DOING? We will be updating the FermiWorks human capital management system to Workday version 2020R2.   WHEN WILL THIS OCCUR? Friday, Sept 11, at 9 p.m., through Saturday, Sept. 12, at noon Central. FermiWorks will be unavailable during this time.   WHAT IS THE IMPACT TO YOU? Following the update, you may notice minor interface changes.

9/8/20, 1:02 p.m. — There is an unscheduled power outage affecting SURF and the surrounding areas. Networking is down as well.

Social engineering continues to be a significant threat to the remote workforce during COVID-19. The DOE lab community is also under attack from these threats, specifically spear-phishing,  targeted phishing attacks that are harder to identify because they contain information specific to the organization. Be on the lookout for emails claiming to be from lab or DOE employees or from nonexistent DOE offices. Typically, these messages will be coming from a non-Fermilab or non-DOE email address, such as Gmail, but will…

WHAT ARE WE DOING? The Property Department, in collaboration with the Core Computing Division, is replacing the current paper-based property pass process with one using the Self-Service Property (SSP) application.  The switch to SSP enables custodians to manage and download their own property passes and will combine an individual’s multiple property passes into one single property pass. WHEN WILL THIS OCCUR? The replacement will occur on Saturday, Sept. 12; 7 a.m. to noon. During the time listed above, SSP will…

WHAT ARE WE DOING? We will be updating the FermiWorks human capital management system to Workday version 2020R2.   WHEN WILL THIS OCCUR? Friday, Sept 11, at 9 p.m., through Saturday, Sept. 12, at noon Central. FermiWorks will be unavailable during this time.   WHAT IS THE IMPACT TO YOU? Following the update, you may notice minor interface changes.