Critical Windows Server Maintenance

WHAT’S HAPPENING?
All Windows-based servers are being brought down for critical patching and maintenance at 5pm on Dec 20th, 2018.

Affected servers:
LINCOLN (Adminfs, Windows Home Directories)
HOLLISTER (mopiers)
NEWACKERMAN (FileMaker Pro)
BIGBOI (Commshare)
ANDRE3000 (Backup)
OBAMA (CCAD, Kerberos Auth)
CURTIS (CCAD, DNS)
HOBART (CCAD, DNS)
HUMPHREY (CCAD)
HENDRICKS (GT.BUZZ)
HAMLIN (CCAD)
TYLER (GT.BUZZ)
IAGO (KEYBOX MANAGEMENT)
TAFT (CCAD Certificate Server)
FUTURE (dev)
DIAMOND (dev)

WHEN IS IT HAPPENING?

5pm Thursday, December 20th

WHY IS IT HAPPENING?

There are critical Security Updates that need to be applied to Windows-based servers.

WHO IS AFFECTED?

Users of mopiers, adminfs, windows home directories, commshare, FileMaker Pro, the keybox management software, and the password reset form will be unable to access these services briefly while the servers are being updated and restarted.

Affected services:

mopiers, adminfs, windows home directories, commshare, FileMaker Pro, the keybox management software, the CoC password reset form

WHAT DO YOU NEED TO DO?

Save and close any open files on AdminFS, the Windows home directories, or the Commshare prior to 5pm on Thursday Dec 20.  Close out of Filemaker Pro and any other affected applications.  No other user action is required.

WHO SHOULD YOU CONTACT FOR QUESTIONS?

Feel free to contact the TSO Help Desk (CCB 148, 404.894.7065, helpdesk@cc.gatech.edu).