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Computer Systems Status

2 November 2020 — Scheduled Downtime
ITaP will be rebooting and making changes to the CS network firewall starting at 7AM. Work may take up to one hour.
During this time network connectivity outside LWSN and HAAS will be unavailable.

25 September 2020 — scheduled Downtime
Starting at 4p, undergraduate file server (riker.cs) will be shutdown to replace a problematic RAM DIMM. The shudown should take no more than 30 minutes, and be available again by 4:30p During this outage, all undergraduate home directories will be unavailble. This will affect logins for all CS undergaduate students.

25 September 2020 — Unscheduled Downtime
Undergraduate file server (riker.cs) experienced a memory failure which crashed the server. It went down ~10:25a, and was back up ~10:30a. At some point in the near future, the DIMM will need to be replaced under warranty, which will require more down time.

9 September 2020 — Scheduled Downtime
The faculty/staff UNIX authentication server arthur.cs.purdue.edu will be down Wednesday, September 9 for some emergency maintenance starting at 10:30PM. It is expected to be back up by 11:30PM.

This will impact login to other UNIX/Linux systems as well as direct access to services on arthur.

6 September 2020 — Scheduled Downtime
Graduate fille server (antor.cs) and Faculty/Staff file server (madoc.cs) will be down while system updates are installed starting 12a. Downtime will be about 30 minutes.
This was originally scheduled for August 30 but was rescheduled due to issues with the Samba server.

23 August 2020 — Scheduled Downtime
Undergrad servers (data.cs and riker.cs) will be down while system updates are installed starting 12a. Downtime will be about 30 minutes.

11-14 August 2020 — Scheduled Downtime
LWSN and HAAS computer labs will be sporadically available while system updates are installed. Availability will be unreliable.

6-7 August 2020 — Scheduled Downtime
ITaP will be moving a fiber connection for LWSN starting at 11PM on August 6. This will disrupt VOIP phone service for up to 4 hours.
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