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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? Computing will be upgrading the Citrix portal (https://sage.fnal.gov), which is used to access the restricted environment that contains the lab’s business/financial applications. WHEN WILL THIS OCCUR? Saturday, July 16; 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. Central Time WHAT IS THE IMPACT TO YOU? During this time, the Citrix portal (https://sage.fnal.gov) will be unavailable. WHAT DO YOU NEED TO DO? You do not need to take any action. This message is for your information only. If you have…

Fix the bulk retire script to handle the case when duplicate system identifiers point to the same system and make things more efficient in the process Add another table to search in Codesearch Add BulkExcessSystems and BulkReDeactivateSystems transform maps

The upgrade window has been rescheduled to occur from 6 p.m. to 7 p.m. on Thursday, July 21. The following message has been updated with the new time. ===================================== WHAT ARE WE DOING? In order to standardize the version of network switches across the board, Computing will be upgrading network switches on the 13th floor of Wilson Hall. WHEN WILL THIS OCCUR? Thursday, July 21; 6 p.m. to 7 p.m. Central Time WHAT IS THE IMPACT TO YOU? During this…

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….

WHAT ARE WE DOING? Computing will be performing maintenance on the “fgz”, “eduroam”, and “guest” wireless networks to improve client connectivity. WHEN WILL THIS OCCUR? Sunday, June 26; 8 a.m. to 1 p.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 FermiCloud users, WHAT ARE WE DOING? Computing is updating the kernels and other software on FermiCloud. These updates are to the FermiCloud infrastructure; we are not updating the guest virtual machines. WHEN WILL THIS OCCUR? Wednesday, June 29; 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Central Time WHAT IS THE IMPACT TO YOU? Virtual machines on FermiCloud will be rebooted during this downtime; they will not be available during the outage. Those virtual machines that are running when FermiCloud is shut…

Dear Mac users, WHAT ARE WE DOING? Computing will be enabling security updates for Mac computers running macOS Big Sur v11. For additional information about macOS updates, please see https://fermi.servicenowservices.com/kb_view.do?sysparm_article=KB0011722 WHEN WILL THIS OCCUR? Thursday, June 16 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 your screen. If an alert does…

WHAT ARE WE DOING? On Wednesday, June 15, the Scientific Computing Division will be performing kernel updates and reboots of the 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. Please note, the dCache storage managers will be performing maintenance on this day as well. This may impact services on various systems mounting ‘pnfs’ mounts (including systems not listed below) and may require additional reboots…