[downtime] CS System and HPC Cluster Downtime, Wednesday,

Date: Wednesday, December 28, 2016 (05:00-09:00)

Who is affected:
All users of the CS Department public cycle servers (soak, wash, rinse, and
spin, aka “cycles”) and course lab servers (courselab01 and courselab02,
aka “courselab”); all users of the CS Department HPC Cluster

What is happening:
During this window, OS patches will be applied to update our managed
systems to Springdale 7.3. After patching, all systems will be rebooted.

Why is it happening:
This is part of regular maintenance to keep systems up-to-date.

We will post updates to the status page: http://www.csstaff.org
as necessary.

If this downtime will cause you undue hardship, please contact
csstaff@cs.princeton.edu immediately, so we can discuss options to reduce
any negative impact. Your patience is appreciated.

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