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License Server upgrade Autodesk & Abaqus; Thursday, 07/28/2016 3PM
Written by johnh   
Wednesday, 27 July 2016

We will be upgrading the License Servers providing network based licenses for our Autodesk products & Abaqus on Thursday, 07/28/2016 3PM. 

No disruption in service is expected.

This work is needed to provide support for newer versions of the software.

As always if you have questions please contact:
DOWNTIME : Friday, 07/29/2016 6PM, Windows Print Services
Written by johnh   
Wednesday, 27 July 2016

There will be a Downtime of the MCECS Windows Print Services on Friday, 07/29/2016 at 6PM. This work should be completed by 7:30PM. 

Windows Printing will be unavailable during this time.

This work is needed to correct an issue with the Print Services.

As always if you have questions please contact:
DOWNTIME - 7/27/2016 - 6pm - MySQL service on
Written by Janaka Jayawardena   
Monday, 25 July 2016

There will be a quick restart of the MySQL database service on Wednesday, July 27th. The restart will occur at around 6pm and the service should be back up in a few minutes.

Any websites, applications, or users who are directly accessing this service may experience a quick outage during this downtime window.

Regular use of our Windows or Linux systems should not be impacted by this downtime.
Potential for downtime - 7/26/2016 - 6pm Some Linux-based CAT Services
Written by Janaka Jayawardena   
Thursday, 21 July 2016

We will be working on a software upgrade on part of our Linux virtualization environment on the evening of Tuesday, July 26th. The work is planned to occur between 6pm and midnight.


CAT Windows 10 Migration Status
Written by Janaka Jayawardena   
Wednesday, 20 July 2016

For a good part of this few months, the CAT Wintel Team has been working at getting a supported Windows 10 deployment ready for MCECS users. Our first goal will be getting Windows 10 installed in the following labs in time for Fall term (2016).


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.

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