New York University Faculty of Arts and Science College of Arts and Science Graduate School of Arts and Science

Software Security Updates

Security and software updates are being pushed out to the CIMS Linux machines.  Compute nodes as well as desktop machines WILL BE REBOOTED on Thursday (August 11th, 2011) (to avoid a reboot notify helpdesk@cims.nyu.edu and reschedule a time) in the wee hours of the night between 10pm and 5am to complete software updates. In an effort to try and minimize any corrupted files or lost work, please save all your data and logout of any linux systems when you leave for the night.

Some significant software updates include (but are not limitted to):

  • Linux kernel (automatic REBOOT)
  • Firefox