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WHAT ARE WE DOING? Computing will be performing maintenance on the “fgz” and “guest” wireless networks to improve client connectivity.   WHEN WILL THIS OCCUR? Saturday, April 27; 8 a.m. to 11 a.m. Central Time   WHAT IS THE IMPACT TO YOU? During this time, wireless users may experience some network disruptions.   WHAT DO YOU NEED TO DO? You do not need to take any action. This is for your information only.

Dear POMS users,   WHAT ARE WE DOING? Computing will be upgrading POMS (Production Operations Management System) to the newest version (v4_1_1).   WHEN WILL THIS OCCUR? Wednesday, April 24; 10 a.m. to 11 a.m. Central Time   WHAT IS THE IMPACT TO YOU? During this time, POMS will be unavailable.   WHAT DO YOU NEED TO DO? Avoid using the POMS web service during the maintenance window listed above. If you encounter any problems after the upgrade, please contact… More »

WHAT ARE WE DOING? Computing will be enabling a new security feature in FermiWorks that will give you the option to remember trusted devices when you log in. This security feature will make it easier to detect unusual login behavior as you will receive a notification if your account is accessed from an unknown device. Examples of trusted devices may include your personal laptop, Fermilab computer and personal cell phone. Examples of devices that should not be trusted include kiosks… More »

WHAT ARE WE DOING? Computing will be upgrading the SAM station application used by the MicroBooNE, SBND and ICARUS experiments. The SAM station is used by batch jobs to access their input data. WHEN WILL THIS OCCUR? Wednesday, April 17; 9 a.m. – noon Central Time WHAT IS THE IMPACT TO YOU? Batch jobs for MicroBooNE, SBND and ICARUS that are running prior to the upgrade may not work correctly afterwards and will need to be resubmitted. Other experiments will… More »

WHAT ARE WE DOING? There is a planned downtime scheduled for Wednesday, April 17. We will be updating the OSG repository on all systems to v3.4, if the systems are not already on that version. This affects nearly all interactive systems (e.g., ‘gpvm’ nodes and miscellaneous others). We will be updating the vo-client package from the OSG repository to be compatible with recent updates to the VOMS server certificates. A small number of kernel updates will be done and those… More »

WHAT ARE WE DOING? Computing will upgrade the OSG software to OSG 3.4 on all systems currently running the OSG 3.3 distribution. OSG 3.3 reached its end-of-life in May 2018.   WHEN WILL THIS OCCUR? Wednesday, April 17; 8 a.m. to 2 p.m.   WHAT IS THE IMPACT TO YOU? During the upgrade window stated above, all affected systems will continue to be available to use.   WHAT DO YOU NEED TO DO? If you want to test this change… More »

Dear PeopleSoft and Payroll Self Service users,   WHAT ARE WE DOING? Computing will be performing maintenance on the Peoplesoft Payroll application.   WHEN WILL THIS OCCUR? Tuesday, April 9; 4 p.m. to 6 p.m.   WHAT IS THE IMPACT TO YOU? During this time, the PeopleSoft Payroll application will be unavailable to use and you will not be able to access Payroll Self Service.   WHAT DO YOU NEED TO DO? Please be aware of this downtime and plan… More »

WHAT ARE WE DOING? Computing will be performing maintenance on the Fermilab Kerberos infrastructure.   WHEN WILL THIS OCCUR? Tuesday, April 9; 6:30 a.m. to 8 a.m.   WHAT IS THE IMPACT TO YOU? Users will not be able to change their Kerberos password from 6:30 a.m. to 7 a.m. on April 9.   WHAT DO YOU NEED TO DO? You don’t need to take any action. This is for your information only.  

Dear EBS and Sunflower users,   WHAT ARE WE DOING? Computing will change the login screen for Oracle E-Business Suite (EBS) and Sunflower applications. The new login screen is the same one you use to log in to SharePoint. This change will not affect EBS Discoverer, Sunflower Discoverer or Self Service Property (SSP) users.   WHEN WILL THIS OCCUR? Saturday, April 13; 8 a.m. to noon   WHAT IS THE IMPACT TO YOU? During the maintenance window stated above, EBS… More »

Dear Fermilab Outlook calendar users,   WHAT ARE WE DOING? Computing and the Department of Energy (DOE) have collaboratively enabled the sharing of “free/busy” status in Outlook calendar between Fermilab staff and DOE staff.   WHAT IS THE IMPACT TO YOU? When you create a meeting in Outlook calendar, you will be able to see the “free/busy” status of a DOE staff you have added to the meeting. Likewise, DOE staff will be able to see your “free/busy” status when… More »