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Compute Server Memory Upgrades

2017/11/15 12:24

Compute servers crackle1, crackle2, crackle3 and crackle4 have been upgraded from 16 to 64 GB of memory. We'll be similarly upgrading crackle5 in the near future.

NYU Logins Experiencing Outages and Slowness

2017/08/14 12:45

The NYU authentication outage has been resolved.

2017/08/14  12:30

Please be advised that all NYU-supported services that require a NetID and password login are currently slowness and/or intermittent interruptions due to an LDAP major incident. This issue is under investigation and updates will be posted to the IT Service Status page and the appropriate notification lists as they become available.

Service status information is available here:

Tecplot User Survey


Tecplot is looking for feedback from users of their software. If you're interested, a single-page survey is available here:

WiFi degradation May 01, 2017 09:15

Update as of 10:54, service restored per ITS:

The service (s) listed below has now been restored:

- NYU-NET (NYU IT) in New York

Should you continue to experience any issues, please contact the IT Service Desk (

Thank you for your cooperation and patience, and our apologies for any inconvenience that this may have caused.


Some areas of NYU are currently experiencing WiFi degradtion. ITS is working on the problem and will be posting updates on their status page: