[Systems Critical] Security/Software Updates (Linux reboots)

Critical CIMS systems related announcements systems_critical at cims.nyu.edu
Fri Sep 12 12:20:56 EDT 2014

   Security/Software Updates (Linux reboots)

[1]Compute nodes as well as desktop machines WILL BE REBOOTED on Thursday
(September 18th).  Updates will be applied to machines between 7:00pm and
midnight. In an effort to try and minimize any corrupted files or lost work,
please save all your data and logout of any Linux systems before 7:00pm. Many of
the updates have already been made on several Linux machines in the computer lab
located in WWH 229. We urge people to test any packages that are critical to
their work and let us know if they encounter any problems before the updates
occur. The machines that have been updated are:

     * pubbox49.cims.nyu.edu
     * pubbox44.cims.nyu.edu
     * pubbox52.cims.nyu.edu
     * pubbox46.cims.nyu.edu
     * pubbox10.cims.nyu.edu
     * pubbox51.cims.nyu.edu
     * pubbox43.cims.nyu.edu

   Some significant software updates include (but are not limited to):
     * Linux kernel (automatic REBOOT)

   Read online at:

   NYU Courant Institute


   1. https://cims.nyu.edu/webapps/content/systems/resources/computeservers

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