Wednesday, November 25, 2015

Rmpi and RStudio available on linux.math

The Rmpi module for parallel computation in R is available on the
biglinux.math servers and on the Rocks cluster.
 
The RStudio development environment is available on all the linux.math
servers.  Details are on our mathematical software page.
 
 
Thursday, November 5, 2015

Changes to MFCFADS Active Directory functional level - New Date!

What is happening?

The MFCFADS Active Directory domain is being updated to use newer features. The Active Directory functional level will be upgraded to Windows Server 2008 R2.

Thursday, May 28, 2015

Changes to MFCFADS Active Directory - new date!

What is happening?

The MFCFADS Active Directory domain is being updated to use newer versions of Windows Server. One of the older servers (Darter) is being demoted from its role as a domain controller.

Saturday, May 23, 2015

MacOS X 10.6 login re-enabled

All Math Faculty Computing Facility (MFCF) managed MacOS X 10.6.x clients that are powered on and correctly networked have been repaired. If your Mac was not fixed, please contact the MFCF Help Centre (mfcfhelp@uwaterloo.ca, ext. 36323, Mathematics & Computer Building (MC) 3017), and they will run the repair scripts on your computer (it only takes a few minutes).

Friday, May 22, 2015

Math Research network storage upgrade complete; some MacOS X 10.6 clients down

The transition of the Math Research network storage to new NetApp hardware is complete. Both NFS and SMB/CIFS connections have been tested and are working properly.

All Math Research servers, services and desktop clients have been updated, and are online and available, with the following exceptions:

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