WHAT ARE WE DOING? Computing will be upgrading the firmware of a distribution router located at the Grid Computing Center. During this time, network traffic will be routed via a redundant network path. WHEN WILL THIS OCCUR? Thursday, Oct. 10; 7 a.m. to 8 a.m. WHAT IS THE IMPACT TO YOU? This work is expected to be transparent to users. WHAT DO YOU NEED TO DO? You don’t need to take any action. This is for your information only. Please…
October is National Cybersecurity Awareness Month. A new video has been created to offer you cybersecurity tips you can use in your everyday life. Please mark your calendar: Cybersecurity Awareness Week will take place from Tuesday, Nov. 5 to Thursday, Nov. 7, starting at 10 a.m. each day.
WHAT ARE WE DOING? Computing will be upgrading the network installation at the Service Desk area on the ground floor of Wilson Hall. This upgrade includes relocating equipment to a rack with the new UPS backup system, replacing the old end-of-life switch and relocating cable bundles to the new switch. WHEN WILL THIS OCCUR? Wednesday, Sept. 25, 6 a.m. – 11 a.m. Central Time WHAT IS THE IMPACT TO YOU? During this event the Service Desk will operate with reduced…
WHAT ARE WE DOING? Computing will be converting the phone lines at NML and MI-60 to a new phone service. You can see the list of impacted buildings and extensions by going to https://5e-project.fnal.gov (must be onsite or access via VPN) and clicking on the links to Phase 2A and Phase 2B buildings and extensions. The phone lines listed in Phase 2A and Phase 2B are the only ones being converted on Sept. 26. WHEN WILL THIS OCCUR? Thursday, Sept….
WHAT ARE WE DOING? Computing will be performing maintenance on the Password Reset Tool, which is used to change/reset your Services and FERMI domain (Windows login) passwords. WHEN WILL THIS OCCUR? Wednesday, Sept. 25; from 4 p.m. to approximately 6 p.m. WHAT IS THE IMPACT TO YOU? During this time, the Password Reset Tool will be working intermittently. WHAT DO YOU NEED TO DO? You don’t need to take any action. This is for your information only.
From Inside HPC, Sept. 15, 2019: Argonne and the National Center for Supercomputing Applications use deep learning to analyze Dark Energy Survey data.
WHAT ARE WE DOING? Computing will be releasing version 8.1.2 of the Electronic Collaboration Logbook (ECL). WHEN WILL THIS OCCUR? Wednesday, Sept. 18; 10 a.m. Central Time WHAT IS THE IMPACT TO YOU? The new version will be available after the release time. WHAT DO YOU NEED TO DO? If you are already logged in to ECL after the release, refresh your browser to load the new version.
From DOE, Sept. 10, 2019: Fermilab scientist Bo Jayatilaka is quoted in this article on ESnet, which has expanded to connect more than 40 major research institutions at speeds 15,000 times faster than a home network.
WHAT ARE WE DOING? The following applications will be unavailable due to server (appora-rh6) maintenance: • MISCOMP applications: o Computing Sector Leave Usage Request System o CS MISER o EquipDB o Gatekeeper Forms o MISjob o MISweb o Node Registration Form (Fermilab-owned devices only) o SysadminDB • Financial, Procurement, Property, and Telecom Web queries (Business Objects) • PPD Alignment and Metrology survey/alignment reports • Sunflower Asset ID Form WHEN WILL THIS OCCUR? Tuesday, September 24; 6:30 a.m. – 7 a.m. WHAT DO YOU NEED TO DO? Please be aware of this downtime.
WHAT ARE WE DOING? Scientific Program Management System (SPMS) conference registration will be unavailable due to scheduled server (cdspms01) maintenance. WHEN WILL THIS OCCUR? Wednesday, Sept. 25; 6:15 a.m. – 6:45 a.m. Central Time WHAT DO YOU NEED TO DO? Please be aware of this downtime.