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DOWNTIME - Emergency Linux Patching - 1/28/2015
Written by Janaka Jayawardena   
Wednesday, 28 January 2015

We have an emergency patch that needs to be installed on a number of Linux systems. This will happen on Wednesday, January 28th.

ECE users on eve and walle (the VLSI lab servers) will be affected by a reboot at 7pm.

Printing for ALL computer lab users will be affected by the rebooting of the Papercut server. This will also occur at 7pm.


EB network downtime - 1/31/2015 - 3pm to 9pm - Fourth Floor
Written by Janaka Jayawardena   
Wednesday, 28 January 2015

Our network gear replacement effort now moves to the Fourth Floor of EB on Saturday, January 31st. Networking will be unavailable or sporadic during this work. All faculty/staff spaces and labs (including the MCAE lab) will be affected by this downtime. The rest of the building will not be affected.

The work will begin at 3pm and be completed by 9pm. If you know of any planned events that fall into this downtime window, please let us know.


New process for buying Additional Print Quota
Written by Janaka Jayawardena   
Monday, 01 December 2014

If your termly allotment for printing in the MCECS Computer Labs has run out, there is now an online process for buying additional print quota credits. The update takes effect within 5 minutes and your PSU Billing Account is charged within a week. No more visits to the cashier’s office.

To buy additional print quota, go to:

Login using your MCECS username/password and click on the “Printquota” tab.  Read the instructions and follow the outlined steps.

There is a limit of $10 per print quota add. A confirmation e-mail is sent to your address (wherever that points to) as well as an alternative e-mail address you can specify,

CRAM - for MCECS Account Activation and Password Changes
Written by johnj   
Friday, 15 August 2014

CRAM is the CAT Remote Account Manager.  If you have an active Odin Account (because you are an active PSU Student, Faculty or Staff member), then you can use it at:

You must use your Odin ID to get into CRAM.

Last Updated ( Monday, 18 August 2014 )

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