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WHAT ARE WE DOING? Computing will be upgrading the operating system of the site firewalls. WHEN WILL THIS OCCUR? Thursday, Oct. 7; 7 a.m. to 8 a.m. Central Time WHAT IS THE IMPACT TO YOU? During this time, users connected to the “fgz” and “guest” wireless networks will experience a few Internet access disruptions lasting for about 2-3 minutes each time. WHAT DO YOU NEED TO DO? You do not need to take any action. This is for your information…

Join the Cybersecurity Team on Zoom Oct. 12 through Oct. 14 for the annual Cybersecurity Awareness Week! This year we are exploring the future of cybersecurity here at the lab and in the world at large. With talks on a variety of topics from members of CST and the Fermilab community, there is something for everyone. Employees, contractors and visitors are all welcome! Feel free to stop by for a talk or two or stay for the whole event! On…

Dear Sunflower and Self Service Property users, WHAT ARE WE DOING? Computing will be adding new functionality to Self Service Property (SSP) for upcoming Fermilab asset inventory campaigns. WHEN WILL THIS OCCUR? Thursday, Oct. 7; 5 p.m. to 9 p.m. Central Time WHAT IS THE IMPACT TO YOU? During this time, Sunflower and SSP will not be available. WHAT DO YOU NEED TO DO? • Please be aware of this downtime and plan accordingly. • Save all your work in…

Weekly release scheduled to be deployed Thursday, Sept. 30: Update label on Request a Website form to read “Website Visibility” instead of “Website Type”  

Dear Mac users, WHAT ARE WE DOING? Computing will be enabling security updates for Mac computers running macOS Big Sur v11 and Catalina v10.15. There are no updates for macOS Mojave v10.14 which will reach its end-of-life at Fermilab on Friday, Oct. 22, 2021. For additional information about macOS updates, please see https://fermi.servicenowservices.com/kb_view.do?sysparm_article=KB0011722 WHEN WILL THIS OCCUR? Thursday, Sept. 30 WHAT IS THE IMPACT TO YOU? Alerts announcing the availability of the security updates for manual installation will appear on…

WHAT ARE WE DOING? Computing will be updating the Fermilab procurement tool RAPTR/ALP at raptr-int.fnal.gov. WHEN WILL THIS OCCUR? Wednesday, Sept. 29; 3 p.m. to 5:30 p.m. Central Time WHAT IS THE IMPACT TO YOU? During this time, raptr-int.fnal.gov will be unavailable. WHAT DO YOU NEED TO DO? Please be aware of this downtime and plan accordingly.

Join the Cybersecurity Team on Zoom Oct. 12 through Oct. 14 for the annual Cybersecurity Awareness Week! This year we are exploring the future of cybersecurity here at the lab and in the world at large. With talks on a variety of topics from members of CST and the Fermilab community, there is something for everyone. Employees, contractors and visitors are all welcome! Feel free to stop by for a talk or two or stay for the whole event! On…

The Teamcenter 13 upgrade is complete.     Important information regarding using Teamcenter 13:   The Teamcenter 13 icon is located on your desktop and has a slightly different look:   Multiple browsers (Chrome, Firefox, Edge, IE) can be used to log in to Teamcenter  You will need to log in using your services domain password (same password you use for your timecard)  Before starting Teamcenter please clear your Teamcenter cache. Instructions are located here:  https://fermi.servicenowservices.com/kb_view.do?sysparm_article=KB0011422    We have developed many training videos as…

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. CT This maintenance is weather dependent. If needed, a new date will…