We have another batch of patches that need to go out to all our CAT supported Linux systems. Linux systems (desktops and servers running Ubuntu Linux) will be rebooting for the installation of critical patches on Wednesday, April 18th, starting at 7pm. Expect sporadic outages for these CAT supported Linux systems and anyone using Linux-based [...]
We will be performing emergency software updates on the MCECS network on Friday, March 30th, starting at 8pm. The downtime window could extend to 11pm depending on problems encountered. During this work, expect network outages to hit MCECS networks in FAB, EB, Ondine Annex and SRTC. Wifi connectivity in those locations will also be affected.
Facilities expects some power disruptions in FAB/EB as they perform long deferred maintenance work on two old breakers. The work is expected to begin on Friday, February 16th at 8pm and continue into Saturday afternoon until 1pm (on February 17th). It’s difficult for Facilities to guarantee with certainly what sections and systems will be affected [...]
Most CAT supported Linux systems (desktops and servers running Ubuntu Linux) will be rebooting for the installation of critical patches on Wednesday, January 10th, starting at 7pm. Expect sporadic outages for these CAT supported Linux systems and anyone using Linux-based services. The work is scheduled to last until midnight and will affect: - FAB MCECS [...]
During the weekend of January 20th, 2018, the user web pages served from public_html directories will undergo a significant transformation. If you host pages at URLs like: http://web.cecs.pdx.edu/~user on our systems, you could be affected. We have sent email notifications to users who have pages that could be affected by these changes. Details about what [...]
On Wednesday, January 3rd, 2018, at 5pm, we will be bringing down db.cecs.pdx.edu for an operating system reload. During that time, the general access database services for MySQL and Postgres will be down. Any websites or programs that use these services will be affected. We expect the downtime to last about 3 hours.
On Tuesday, January 2nd, 2018, starting at 3pm, we will be reloading the operating system on our Redmine service host (projects.cecs.pdx.edu) as well as upgrading the version of Redmine. This will affect all Redmine users (ie: people with resources on projects.cecs.pdx.edu) as well as those accessing git/svn repos on it. We expect the downtime to [...]
There was a water leak from the restaurant space on the ground floor of EB. Most of the water hit the lower level Atrium area. There was some seepage into nearby classrooms (92 was minor but 93 and 95 had some severe water damage to ceiling tiles). We reported the problem at about 9:30am. Facilities [...]
Most CAT supported Linux systems (desktops and servers running Ubuntu Linux or Centos 7) will be rebooting for the installation of various patches on Monday, December 18th, starting at 6pm. Expect sporadic outages for these CAT supported Linux systems and anyone using Linux-based services. The work is scheduled to last until midnight and will affect: [...]
This work has been postponed due to technical problems encountered during the prep work. We will let you know when it gets rescheduled. ---- Facilities will be testing the work they did on the FAB/EB P2 UPS system which drives certain parts of the buildings. The work starts at 5pm and can extend until 8pm [...]