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NSH Network Configuration Change Scheduled

Day/Date: Saturday, 20 December, 2008

Time: 12:00AM - 2:00AM

Service Affected: Newell-Simon Hall wired network

Details:

SCS Computing Facilities will configure the Newell-Simon Hall network as a routed segment within the overall SCS network. Hosts in Newell-Simon will lose network connectivity during parts of the maintenance period. The loss of network connectivity may last several minutes at a time.

After the network upgrade, computers moving in/out of Newell-Simon Hall to/from other areas of the SCS network will be required to have their IP address changed. The IP address change can be configured to occur automatically when the computer is connected in the new location if SCS Computing Facilities is notified in advance and the computer is configured to use DHCP.

To notify SCS Computing Facilities of computer locations changes please use the Update option of the SCS netregister web interface:http://www.cs.cmu.edu/~help/networking/netregister.html

Please contact the SCS Help Desk at x8-4231 or send mail to help+@cs.cmu.edu with any questions or concerns regarding this maintenance period.

Thank you for your attention,

SCS Help Desk