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WHAT ARE WE DOING? To prepare for a network hardware migration, Computing will be migrating existing Layer 2 VLANS (Virtual Local Area Networks) in Grid Computing Center (GCC) and Feynman Computing Center (FCC) data centers to a new VLAN type. The current network hardware/firmware is approaching its end-of-support. WHEN WILL THIS OCCUR? Thursday, Aug. 18; 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Central Time WHAT IS THE IMPACT TO YOU? During this time, server computers in GCC and FCC data centers will…

WHAT ARE WE DOING? On Wednesday, August 17, the Scientific Computing Division will be performing kernel updates and reboots of the scientific computing systems listed at the bottom of this message.  In most cases, each system will be down for only a few minutes, unless there are unexpected issues. If you notice any problems after the maintenance period has ended, please open a Service Desk ticket. WHEN WILL THIS OCCUR? Wednesday, August 17; 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. Central Time…

WHAT ARE WE DOING? Computing will be upgrading the network switch on the 13th floor of Wilson Hall. WHEN WILL THIS OCCUR? Thursday, Aug. 18; 5 p.m. to 7 p.m. Central Time WHAT IS THE IMPACT TO YOU? During this time, users on the 13th floor of Wilson Hall will experience a network outage for about 1 hour. WHAT DO YOU NEED TO DO? You don’t need to take any action. This message is for your information only.   If you have any…

This work has been postponed until Tuesday, Aug. 9, from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Central Time. The following message has been updated with the new date.  ===================================== WHAT ARE WE DOING? To prepare for a network hardware migration, Computing will be migrating existing Layer 2 VLANS (Virtual Local Area Networks) in Grid Computing Center (GCC) and Feynman Computing Center (FCC) data centers to a new VLAN type. The current network hardware/firmware is approaching its end-of-support. WHEN WILL THIS OCCUR?…

The maintenance window for this work has been changed. The following message has been updated with the new maintenance window. ====================== WHAT ARE WE DOING? FESS will be performing its annual CUB (Central Utility Building) maintenance on Saturday, July 30. Wilson Hall will not have cooling during the maintenance period. WHEN WILL THIS OCCUR? CUB/Wilson Hall cooling will be shut down around 4 a.m. Central Time on Saturday, July 30 and is estimated to be restored by approximately 4 p.m. Central Time…

WHAT ARE WE DOING? Since the current FermiDash server’s operating system is approaching its end-of-life, Computing will be migrating the FermiDash application to new servers that have the latest server operating systems installed. WHEN WILL THIS OCCUR? From 3 p.m. Central Time on Friday, July 29 to 3 p.m. Central Time on Sunday, July 31 WHAT IS THE IMPACT TO YOU? During this time, the FermiDash application will not be available for viewing or for making updates. You will not…

WHAT ARE WE DOING? The Primavera P6 Enterprise Project Portfolio Management application will be unavailable due to server (cdepmsdb01) patching. WHEN WILL THIS OCCUR? Thursday, July 21; 6:30 a.m. to 7 a.m. Central Time WHAT DO YOU NEED TO DO? Please notify your users.   If you have any questions about this message, contact the Service Desk: https://servicedesk.fnal.gov servicedesk@fnal.gov (630) 840-2345

WHAT ARE WE DOING? Due to Microsoft Silverlight no longer being supported by Microsoft, it must be uninstalled from all centrally managed Windows PCs. WHEN WILL THIS OCCUR? Tuesday, July 12; starting at 5 a.m. Central Time WHAT IS THE IMPACT TO YOU? Microsoft Silverlight will be uninstalled from all centrally managed Windows PCs. WHAT DO YOU NEED TO DO? If you feel you have an application that still requires Microsoft Silverlight, please contact the Service Desk by 5 p.m….

Please be advised that as part of the Sanitary System Improvements Project, there will be some contractor activity in the vicinity of the roadway in entrance to Wilson Hall Parking Lot this Tuesday, May 24, 2022. There will be a road restriction in front of Wilson Hall that will prevent traffic from entering the Wilson Hall Parking Lot at the initial entrance. The parking lot remains open. Traffic to Ramsey Horseshoe will be directional with entrance either via normal or…

  Please be advised that as part of the Sanitary System Improvements Project, there will be contractor activity in the vicinity of the roadway in front of the west entrance of Wilson Hall, this Friday May 20,2022. There will be a road restriction in front of Wilson Hall that will prevent traffic from entering the Ramsey Horseshoe from the usual direction. Traffic to Ramsey Horseshoe will need to enter via the A0 Crossover with detour via Kautz Road, South Booster…