Linux compute nodes and desktop machines will be rebooted on Thursday, April 4th for software and security updates. These updates include general updates for both RHEL 6 and CentOS 7 systems., and they 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 take place during this period as well, so please remain logged out of all Courant systems for the duration of this timeframe.
The following is a list of machines that already have the updates, so you may test any critical packages or code beforehand:
The next scheduled Linux update is scheduled to take place on Thursday, May 2nd. Please plan your usage accordingly. For more information about our computing resources and their maintenance, please see our computing resources page (https://cims.nyu.edu/webapps/content/systems).