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Due to the improper application of the permissions for "other" while trying to repair a file set that was in a bad state, there was a 15 minute outage of access to the /home directory.  This error has been corrected and access to /home should be restored for all users.

If you continue to experience ...

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Due to a network outage resulting from a switch upgrade not performed by Tstaff, a handful of services were down this morning.  Specifically, the Grid is currently up but not running any jobs and the List Server was down between 8:30am and 10am.  We're working as quickly as we can to find any ...

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The issues with the file system have been resolved.  We are now crawling the department looking for front end machines like VMs and websites that may still be having issues.

If you have any trouble using the department's services, please email problem@cs.brown.edu.

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The filesystem is back to normal, but we still have some services that depend on this that need attention. Windows users and remotely connected hosts mounting the filesystem over VPN may still be experiencing connection/slowness issues while we're working on bringing all of our CIFS servers back online.

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  • New VPN configuration files are now available at software.cs.brown.edu.
  • Old VPN configuration files will expire on July 10th.
  • A short VPN outage is scheduled for 12pm on June 22nd.

 Tstaff will be renewing the Certificates used to provide the SSL connection for our VPN service.  As such, the new .ovpn configuration files ...