Service Alerts

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Problem Logging into AWS from MGB SSO - Resolved

July 18, 2022 11:32 am

There is an issue on the AWS side that is preventing MGB registered AWS users from connecting to their AWS projects. AWS is aware of...

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Kiteworks sftp now available

June 15, 2022 4:46 pm

Kiteworks sftp is back online after an unanticipated storage server adjustment: 

https://transferkw.partners.org/

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Secure File Transfer is available

May 6, 2022 10:16 am

The Secure File Transfer service https://transferkw.partners.org/ is now available.  Clear your browser cache and history before logging in.

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RISC Website Maintenance 28 Apr 2022

April 28, 2022 6:38 am to 6:48 am

The Research Computing website, https://rc.partners.org was updated on Thursday, April 28, 2022, between 6:38-6:48a.m. to apply security patches and bug fixes. 


Please contact rcwebmaster@partners.org if...

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Changes to Approved AV Software List

March 31, 2022 1:11 pm

The FCC prepares this list of technology products/services that pose risk to our national security. 


Kaspersky Antivirus (AV) will no longer be approved for use...

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REDCap Scheduled Downtime

March 21, 2022 10:22 am to March 22, 2022 10:22 am

REDCap Upgrades to v.12.0.19 Scheduled:


REDCap (https://redcap.partners.org/redcap) upgrades to v12.0.19 are scheduled for tomorrow Tuesday March 22nd, 6:30AM ET. REDCap was offline from 6:37...

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RISC Website Maintenance 17 Mar 2022

March 17, 2022 6:30 am to 7:09 am

The Research Computing website, https://rc.partners.org was updated on Thursday, March 17, 2022, between 6:30-7:15a.m. to apply security patches and bug fixes. The website was offline...

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REDCap Scheduled Downtime

March 14, 2022 10:16 am

REMINDER: REDCap Upgrades to v.12.0.15 Scheduled:


REDCap (https://redcap.partners.org/redcap) upgrades to v12.0.15 are scheduled for tomorrow Tuesday March 15th, 6:30AM ET. REDCap was offline from 6:35-7:00AM...

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Install CrowdStrike on Your Apple Macintosh Computer

February 22, 2022 9:00 am to March 22, 2022 5:00 pm

Mass General Brigham is committed to providing a consistent computing experience across all devices used at work to assure productive, stable, and secure computers. Vulnerabilities...

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Freezerworks 2018 Citrix Login Access

February 18, 2022 9:00 am to 5:00 pm

UPDATE 02/23/2022:


Testing in production is complete and has succeeded. Freezerworks 2018 is now available for use in its normal location on https://workspace.partners.org/Citrix/UniversalWeb/

 




UPDATE 02/22/2022...

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MGB REDCap: Issues with File Storage

February 17, 2022 9:25 am

The issues MGB REDCap was experiencing this morning have been resolved. The REDCap file server storage ran out of space. We were able to quickly...

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RISC Website Maintenance 31 Jan 2022

January 31, 2022 6:30 am to 7:00 pm

The Research Computing website, https://rc.partners.org was updated on Monday, January 31, 2022, between 6:30-7a.m. The website was unavailable from 6:45-6:55a.m. as planned for the update...

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Patching: All Major Linux Distributions

January 26, 2022 8:12 am

Applies To: All Major Linux Distributions


A privilege escalation vulnerability has been found on polkit's pkexec utility. This can allow an ordinary local user account...

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MySQL Migration to MySQL Enterprise Edition v8

January 19, 2022 2:10 pm to April 15, 2022 2:10 pm

The ERIS Infrastructure Team is working on a project to migrate all ERIS-based MySQL instances to a new enterprise version of MySQL v8. We will...

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ERISXdl GPU Linux Platform Offline

January 7, 2022 10:44 am

The system is currently offline from Friday, January 7, 2022 for security maintenance and infrastructure upgrades. The system will be offline for 2+ weeks and will...

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Hosted Services Unexpected Downtime

January 11, 2022 4:40 pm to 7:50 pm

Enterprise Research IS hosted services, known as DIPR, were offline on Tuesday, January 11 from 4:40p.m. - 7:50p.m. EST. Several research websites, databases, servers/VMs and applications...

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LabArchives Planned Downtime Affecting All Access

January 2, 2022 12:00 am to 3:10 am

For LabArchives users in the US, LabArchives will be unavailable for an overnight update on January 2, 2022, starting at 12AM Eastern, and ending at...

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LabArchives Brief Planned Downtime Affecting Login Access

January 1, 2022 6:00 pm to 6:10 pm

For SOME LabArchives users in the US, the LabArchives login server will be unavailable for a brief update on January 1, 2022, starting at 6PM...

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[CRITICAL] Log4j 2.17.1 Fix Available from Apache

December 29, 2021 11:19 am

Apache has now released another patch for log4j. Version 2.17.1, tracked as CVE-2021-44832, fixes a newly discovered remote code execution (RCE) vulnerability. This is the...

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SPSS Patching for the Apache Log4j Vulnerability

December 16, 2021 2:04 pm

You must update your SPSS software to version 28 and patch in order to address a critical vulnerability.


Detailed instructions are available in the Knowledge...

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RISC Website Maintenance 21 Dec 2021

December 21, 2021 6:30 am to 7:00 am

The Research Computing website, https://rc.partners.org was updated on Tuesday, December 21 around 6:30a.m. The website was unavailable between 6:40-6:50a.m.

Please contact rcwebmaster@partners.org if you have any questions or concerns.

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[CRITICAL] Apache Log4j2 Patching - Updated 12/15/21

December 16, 2021 9:00 am

Applies To: Developers/ System Administrators using Apache Log4j2 


Do you manage or develop applications or services exposed to the Internet that uses Log4j? 

 

Log4j is...

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macOS Mojave (10.14) End of Life

November 30, 2021 11:15 am

With the release of the latest Macintosh operating system, macOS Monterey (12), macOS Mojave (10.14) has reached end of life and is no longer...

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MySQL Enterprise Edition Migration

November 29, 2021 12:48 pm

The ERIS Infrastructure Team is working on a project to introduce a new version of MySQL that will maintain MGB security requirements, provide redundancy and...