Carnegie Mellon University School of Computer Science
January 14, 2019

Administrative Outage 01/22/2019

Instance Manager and password changing services

This event has expired. Its previous status was Planned.

Affected systems: Kerberos

Kerberos Administrative Service

DAY/DATE: Tuesday, January 22, 2019

TIME: 6:00 PM - 7:00 PM

SERVICES AFFECTED: Instance Manager and password-changing services


On Tuesday, January 22, 2019, SCS Computing Facilities staff will perform maintenance on the SCS Kerberos authentication servers (KDCs) to apply routine software security updates.  These servers provide authentication for UNIX logins, WebISO, and most SCS services.

Normal Kerberos authentication services are expected to remain available throughout the maintenance period.  However, Kerberos administrative services, including the Instance Manager, password- changing services, and UNIX system installation, will be unavailable during this period.

Please contact us with any questions or concerns regarding this maintenance period.