Compute nodes and desktop machines WILL BE REBOOTED on Thursday (September 29th).  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:

pubbox40.cims.nyu.edu (CentOS 7)
pubbox31.cims.nyu.edu (CentOS 7)
pubbox29.cims.nyu.edu (CentOS 7)
pubbox32.cims.nyu.edu (CentOS 7)
pubbox47.cims.nyu.edu (CentOS 7)
pubbox39.cims.nyu.edu (CentOS 7)
pubbox51.cims.nyu.edu (CentOS 7)
pubbox36.cims.nyu.edu (RHEL6)
pubbox27.cims.nyu.edu (RHEL6)
pubbox43.cims.nyu.edu (RHEL6) 

Special Notes:

* The access.cims.nyu.edu hosts will undergo maitenance that may result in slightly longer downtime than usual with these updates.
* The snappy#.cims.nyu.edu series of servers will undergo BIOS updates earlier in the day tentative at 5:00pm (keep an eye on the "message of the day" on the snappy# servers for changes to this)