The next scheduled Linux update is scheduled to take place on Thursday, April 4th. Please plan your usage accordingly. For more information about our computing resources and their maintenance, please see our computing resources page (https://cims.nyu.edu/webapps/content/systems).
2018/01/19 12:00 p.m.
CIMS desktop logins should be restored now. Thanks for your patience!
2018/01/19 10:45 a.m. We're currently experiencing issues with logins and applications on CIMS desktops. Systems Group is working on the problem.
January 05, 2018
UPDATE: As of 7:30 p.m., the cooling system at 60 Fifth Avenue is repaired
All systems at the Courant data center at that location should be available again.
Please be advised that the servers at 60 Fifth Avenue are experiencing outages due to a problem with the cooling unit. The facilities maintainence team is currently working to quickly resolve the issue. Restoration time is currently unknown and will be announced. Thank you for your patience.
Earlier this morning NYU experienced a network outage. The message we received is below. For network information, the most updated information can be gotten at:
or by calling NYU IT at 212-998-3333.
Please be advised that all services on NYU's network (NYU-NET) are currently unavailable at some locations due to a partial network outage. NYU IT is investigating this issue and will post updates to the IT Service Status page and the appropriate notification lists as they become available.
Thank you for your cooperation and patience, and our apologies for the inconvenience this causes. Should you have any questions or concerns, please contact the IT Service Desk (www.nyu.edu/it/servicedesk).
November 13, 2017 9 a.m.
We are experiencing issues with the CIMS mail servers. Systems Group is working on the problem.
Thanks for your patience.
The crunchy4 server is currently down. Systems Group is determining whether it will be possible to get it back online, but presently there is no predicted return-to-service time.
Please email firstname.lastname@example.org if you had data stored on the /scratch directory of the server, and we'll attempt to recover it.
June 26, 2017 11:45 a.m.
Windows network profile services have been restored.
June 26, 2017 9:08 a.m.
Windows users are currently unable to load their network profiles.
Linux compute nodes and desktop machines will be rebooted on Thursday, June 8th for software and security updates. This includes both RHEL 6 and CentOS 7 systems. Updates will be applied to machines between 7:00 pm and midnight. In an effort to try and minimize any corrupted files or lost work, please save all your data and log out of any Linux systems before 7:00 pm.
The following is a list of machines that already have the updates, so you can test critical work beforehand:
We will also be bringing down several compute nodes early to begin the process of converting them from Red Hat 6 to CentOS 7. The following machines will be shut down at 10:00 am on Thursday:
The upgrade of crunchy6 will be delayed until the week of June 19th, to allow extra time for those who have not yet tested their code on CentOS 7.
If you have any processes running on these hosts, please migrate them to other servers before this time. We expect they will be back online by the end of the day on Thursday.
11:30 a.m.: nyuguest has been restored
05/03/2017 10:00 a.m.
NYU ITS confirms that access to the nyuguest and nyuguest-legacy wifi networks is currently unavailable.
<SOMEBODY> has invited you to view the following document:
Please do NOT click on the link or otherwise respond to the message.
4/21/2017 1:00 p.m
Mail service has been restored.
4/21/2107 11:35 a.m.
Some users may currently be unable to access their CIMS email. The Systems Group is working on the problem.
The NYU wireless is currently experiencing an outage. More information can be found at:
Linux compute nodes and desktop machines will be rebooted on Thursday, April 6th. This includes both RHEL 6 and CentOS 7 systems. Updates will be applied to machines between 7:00 pm and midnight. In an effort to try and minimize any corrupted files or lost work, please save all your data and log out of any Linux systems before 7:00 pm. We urge you to test any packages that are critical to your work and let us know if you encounter any problems before the updates occur. A list of already updated machines is as follows:
Compute nodes and desktop machines running CentOS 7 will be rebooted on . This does not include hosts running RHEL 6. Updates will be applied to machines between 7:00pm and midnight. In an effort to try and minimize any corrupted files or lost work, please save all your data and logout of any Linux CentOS 7 systems before 7:00pm. We urge people to test any packages that are critical to their work and let us know if they encounter any problems before the updates occur. A list of already updated machines is as follows: