Compute Farm Reduced Capacity: CANCELLED

We have cancelled the Compute Farm disruption that was originally scheduled for this week (announced in last week's newsletter). The underlying utilities work will be rescheduled for a later date yet to be announced.

ScreenConnect Maintenance: Tuesday, 02-Aug-2022 @ 10:30 AM

On Tuesday, 02-Aug-2022, starting at 10:30 AM, the ScreenConnect service will be unavailable for up to four hours for maintenance. During this time, you will be disconnected from existing remote sessions, and you will not be able to start new remote sessions.

[PSA] Patch Google Chrome and Microsoft Edge Browsers

The Cornell IT Security Office has issued the following urgent notice regarding the Google Chrome and Microsoft Edge web browsers: "Short Summary: A zero-day vulnerability in Google Chrome and Microsoft Edge for Windows, macOS, and Linux may allow malicious actors, if successful, to execute arbitrary code on affected systems. Google states this vulnerability is being actively exploited. Patch now."

CLASSE personnel who have installed Google Chrome or Microsoft Edge on their personal or CLASSE systems are strongly urged to update their browsers as soon as possible with patches given here:

General network and server maintenance will occur every Tuesday from 12:00 noon to 2:00 PM. The CLASSE-IT group will always announce any expected disruptions in our NewsLetter and via CLASSE-IT-NEWS-L, but with the size and complexity of our network there is always the potential for something to go wrong. We will do our best to contain all network maintenance and planned outages to Tuesdays from 12:00 noon to 2:00 PM.

Unless other arrangements have been made, CLASSE-managed Windows systems may be updated and rebooted on Tuesday morning at 2:00 AM, so please avoid critical or lengthy operations at that time. For more details, please see SystemExpectations.

Questions or problems? Submit a service request.

Other resources:

Topic revision: r3 - 18 Jul 2022, WilliamBrangan
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