BFUCC System and Network Information Service

CCinfo is a service from the Computing Centre to inform its users about possible problems (now or scheduled) with the Computing Centre computers, the RESULB and VUBnet network infrastructure or the BELNET connection to the Internet. Announcements cover planned downtimes, equipment failures, service quality degradations and the likes.

Update: Tue 23 May 2017 @ 09:29
POP/IMAP/SMTP The POP and IMAP services were unavailable Tuesday 23 May from 7h30 until 9h10 because of a hardware defect. Normal service restored and mail delivery backlog completely processed by 9h20. No mail was lost.
Hardware component replacement has been requested.
HYDRA no problems.
NESTOR no problems.
MS Office Microsoft has fixed a so-called zero-day vulnerability in Office which can lead to computers becoming infected with viruses and leak confidential information. Users should make sure to run the latest version of their Office version. Additional references:
NETWORK An operation on the SISC datacenter network infrastructure will be performed Tuesday May 23 at 17:00 to increase bandwidth to/from services.
A very short network interruption is planned for a limited number of services.
No impact is foreseen on services availabilities.
VUBNET no problems.
RESULB no problems.
INTERNET no problems.

Schedule for May 2017 :

The Shared ICT Services Centre (formerly known as the Computing Centre) is open and manned operations are assumed from Monday to Friday between 8:30 and 17:00.
The Computing Centre will be closed on Thursday 25 May.



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VUB/ULB Computing Centre - 23 May 2017 - 09:29:25