Linux Systems Patching, Day 1

WHAT’S HAPPENING?
TSO will patch the servers listed below.

Affected servers:
ace.cc.gatech.edu
ace4.cc.gatech.edu
arrakis.cc.gatech.edu
bonham.cc.gatech.edu
confidence.cc.gatech.edu
gorgonzola.cc.gatech.edu
mnemon-c1.cc.gatech.edu
newvoreg.cc.gatech.edu
oscar.cc.gatech.edu
parmigiano.cc.gatech.edu
pecorino.cc.gatech.edu
raejuusto.cc.gatech.edu
rotnart.cc.gatech.edu
saratoga2.cc.gatech.edu
soigan.cc.gatech.edu
teleporter.cc.gatech.edu
unicron.cc.gatech.edu


WHEN IS IT HAPPENING?
Wednesday, May 10, 2017, from 5:00 AM until 7:00 AM.


WHY IS IT HAPPENING?
TSO routine system patching.


WHO IS AFFECTED?
CoC faculty and grad students whose home directories reside on the filesystems listed below.  Users of the printhost.cc.gatech.edu print server.  Users attempting to use the mailing lists on mailman.cc.gatech.edu.  Users backing up or restoring data with the CoC CCB CrashPlan server.

Affected filesystems:
hu19
hu20
hu21


WHAT DO YOU NEED TO DO?
Affected users should save their work prior to the maintenance period and be prepared for service interruption during the maintenance window.  Users should avoid sending mail to Mailman mailing lists during the maintenance period.  Mail sent to mailman lists during the maintenance period will not be queued and will need to be resent.  Any manual backup or restore jobs with the CCB CrashPlan server that have not finished before the maintenance will need to be restarted after the maintenance period.


WHO SHOULD YOU CONTACT FOR QUESTIONS?
Feel free to contact the TSO Help Desk (CCB 148, 404.894.7065, helpdesk@cc.gatech.edu).