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Weekly release scheduled to be deployed Thursday, Sept. 23: Update column length in “fermi users” tables to accommodate longer email addresses Update the Foreign National Security Plan per name change from Foreign Visits and Assignment Office to Foreign National Access Program (FNAP) Office

Due to inclement weather, this work has been rescheduled to occur on Thursday, Sept. 23, from 8:15 a.m. to 4 p.m. The following message has been updated with the new date and time. ===================================== WHAT ARE WE DOING? FESS is scheduled to perform the annual preventive maintenance on Feeder 43 at the Feynman Computing Center (FCC). WHEN WILL THIS OCCUR? Thursday, Sept. 23; 8:15 a.m. to 4 p.m. Central Time This maintenance is weather dependent. If needed, a new date…

WHAT ARE WE DOING? FESS is scheduled to perform the annual preventive maintenance on Feeder 49 at the Feynman Computing Center (FCC). WHEN WILL THIS OCCUR? Wednesday, Sept. 22; 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. Central Time This maintenance is weather dependent. If needed, a new date will be announced if the work needs to be postponed. WHAT IS THE IMPACT TO YOU? During the maintenance, the FCC building is expected to remain operational on standby generator power. WHAT DO YOU…

This message is for your information only. The maintenance is expected to be non-disruptive to users. MAINTENANCE DESCRIPTION Computing will be performing a network maintenance at the Feynman Computing Center (FCC). MAINTENANCE WINDOW Wednesday, Sept. 22; 7:30 a.m. to 8:30 a.m. Central Time

WHAT ARE WE DOING? Computing will be upgrading network switches on the 6th floor of Wilson Hall. WHEN WILL THIS OCCUR? Tuesday, Sept. 21; 7 a.m. to 9 a.m. Central Time WHAT IS THE IMPACT TO YOU? During this time, users on the 6th floor of Wilson Hall will experience a brief network outage for about 10 minutes. WHAT DO YOU NEED TO DO? You don’t need to take any action. This is for your information only. If you encounter…

Dear Mac users, WHAT ARE WE DOING? Computing will be upgrading Jamf, the central management service used to provide the Self Service tool on Fermilab-owned Macs. During the upgrade, the availability of the Self Service tool will be sporadic. WHEN WILL THIS OCCUR? Tuesday, Sept. 21; 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Central Time WHAT IS THE IMPACT TO YOU? During this time, the availability of the Self Service tool will be sporadic. WHAT DO YOU NEED TO DO? You don’t…

To access the Password Reset Tool, you must now connect to the lab network, either directly or via VPN. For most password reset cases, all you need to do is connect to the lab network directly or by using VPN. However, if you have forgotten your Services account password, you must call the Service Desk  to have your password reset. Be prepared to attend a Zoom meeting with video and proof of your identity (photo ID–driver’s license or passport). If…

Dear Mac users, WHAT ARE WE DOING? Computing will be 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? Monday, Sept. 20 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…

UPDATE Sept. 20, 2021: Due to inclement weather, this work has been postponed. No new date has been announced. We will update this announcement once we have the new date. ============= WHAT ARE WE DOING? FESS is scheduled to perform the annual preventive maintenance on Feeder 43 at the Feynman Computing Center (FCC). WHEN WILL THIS OCCUR? Monday, Sept. 20; 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. Central Time This maintenance is weather dependent. If needed, a new date will be announced…

Release Notes:  Orlando_WeeklyRelease_20210916 Weekly release scheduled to be deployed Thursday, Sept. 16: Fix issue with exception process for Ferry call in SAB requests Update labels for website type on the ‘Request a Website’ request form