Announcements of an urgent nature, such as disruptions of network connectivity and scheduled and unscheduled maintenance of servers, are posted here.

Linux reboots and updates

Linux compute nodes and desktop machines will be rebooted on Thursday, August 23rd for software and security updates. This includes both RHEL 6 and CentOS 7 systems. Updates will be applied to machines between 7:00 pm and midnight. In an effort to try and minimize any corrupted files or lost work, please save all your data and log out of any Linux systems before 7:00 pm. Account maintenance will also occur during this time period, so please remain logged out of all Courant systems during this time frame.

The following is a list of machines that already have the updates, so you may test any critical packages or code beforehand:

  • pubbox49.cims.nyu.edu
  • pubbox40.cims.nyu.edu
  • pubbox42.cims.nyu.edu
  • pubbox28.cims.nyu.edu
  • pubbox31.cims.nyu.edu
  • pubbox32.cims.nyu.edu
  • pubbox37.cims.nyu.edu
  • pubbox47.cims.nyu.edu
  • pubbox38.cims.nyu.edu
  • pubbox39.cims.nyu.edu
  • pubbox48.cims.nyu.edu
  • pubbox53.cims.nyu.edu
  • pubbox52.cims.nyu.edu

CIMS Desktops Unable to Login: Resolved

2018/01/19 12:00 p.m.

CIMS desktop logins should be restored now. Thanks for your patience!

2018/01/19 10:45 a.m. We're currently experiencing issues with logins and applications on CIMS desktops. Systems Group is working on the problem.

Linux reboots and updates

Linux compute nodes and desktop machines running either CentOS 7 or RHEL 6 will be rebooted on Thursday, January 11th for software and security updates. Updates will be applied to machines between 7:00 pm and midnight.

In an effort to try to minimize any corrupted files or lost data, please save all your work and log out of any Linux systems before this time.

Partial Server Outage at 60 Fifth Avenue

January 05, 2018

UPDATE: As of 7:30 p.m., the cooling system at 60 Fifth Avenue is repaired

All systems at the Courant data center at that location should be available again.

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10:00 a.m.

Please be advised that the servers at 60 Fifth Avenue are experiencing outages due to a problem with the cooling unit. The facilities maintainence team is currently working to quickly resolve the issue. Restoration time is currently unknown and will be announced. Thank you for your patience. 

NYU-NET Should Be Back UP

2017/12/06

Earlier this morning NYU experienced a network outage. The message we received is below. For network information, the most updated information can be gotten at:
https://www.nyu.edu/life/information-technology/help-and-service-status/it-service-status.html
or by calling NYU IT at 212-998-3333.

Please be advised that all services on NYU's network (NYU-NET) are currently unavailable at some locations due to a partial network outage. NYU IT is investigating this issue and will post updates to the IT Service Status page and the appropriate notification lists as they become available. 

Thank you for your cooperation and patience, and our apologies for the inconvenience this causes. Should you have any questions or concerns, please contact the IT Service Desk (www.nyu.edu/it/servicedesk).

Courant mail is down

November 13, 2017 9 a.m.

We are experiencing issues with the CIMS mail servers. Systems Group is working on the problem.

Thanks for your patience.

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