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

Critical CIMS systems related announcements systems_critical at cims.nyu.edu
Thu Feb 18 16:34:28 EST 2016


   Security/Software Updates (Linux reboots)

   Compute nodes and desktop machines WILL BE REBOOTED on Monday (February
   22nd).  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. 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 following machines have the updates:

   pubbox10.cims.nyu.edu (RHEL6)
   pubbox29.cims.nyu.edu (CentOS 7)
   << more pubboxes will be added to this list shortly >>

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

   kernel
   glibc
   java-1.7.0
   java-1.8.0
   httpd
   libRmath
   mono
   openblas
   openssl
   php
   R
   R-java

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   http://cims.nyu.edu/webapps/feed/systems/announcements/critical/

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   NYU Courant Institute


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