Server Patching

Beginning at 5:00 PM on Monday, January 5, 2009, TSO will patch the systems listed below as part of our regular system maintenance. This will affect the users of GOATS, general computing on, mailman mailing lists, and student home directories, as those services will be intermittently unavailable during this maintenance period. This maintenance is expected to be completed by 8:00 PM, January 5.

Affected servers/services:, part of GOATS, redundant YP server, legacy undergraduate and graduate student home directory server, part of GOATS, TSO core server, TSO core server, general compute server, redundant samba server, mailman server

Update: The server did not finish patching until 8:20 PM. It was back in service by 8:30 PM, January 5. The server did not receive its final reboot until 8:25 PM. It was back in service by 8:33 PM, January 5.