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Gates Machine Room Network Maintenance 7/25/2013

Day/Date: Thursday, July 25, 2013

Time: 6:00AM - 8:00 AM

Service Affected: AFS user volumes, Kerberos password and instance management, project servers


On Thursday, July 25, 2013 SCS Computing Facilities staff will perform both software and hardware upgrades on one of the core network switches in the Gates Machine Room. The following services will be unavailable for part or all of this maintenance period:

  • Access to AFS user volumes
  • SCS Instance Manager
  • Ability to change Kerberos passwords
  • Some project servers will also be affected by this outage. Contacts for the servers affected will be notified directly.

Please contact the SCS Help Desk at x8-4231 or send mail to with any questions or concerns regarding this maintenance period.

Thank you for your attention,

SCS Help Desk