Resolved: Campus WiFi Maintenance/Outage – Thursday, December 26

  • Start: Thursday, December 26, 10:00 p.m.
  • End: Friday, December 27, 6:00 a.m.

Starting Thursday, December 26 at 10:00 p.m. until Friday, December 27 at 6:00 a.m., ITS will be updating the software and hardware that controls campus wireless access (e.g. MWireless). During this time, users may have trouble connecting to the campus WiFi networks.

Further updates about this maintenance can be found on the ITS Service Status page.

Resolved: LBME 1310 Computer Lab Closed Indefinitely – Monday, December 16

  • Start: Monday, December 16, 7:30 a.m.
  • End: Fall 2020

The CAEN computer lab located in LBME 1310 will be closed indefinitely on Monday, December 16 at 7:30 a.m. while the first floor of the building is remodeled. Work is tentatively expected to be completed by Fall 2020.

For further information on this remodel, refer to the Biomedical Engineering department web page.

Resolved: NAME 134 Computer Lab Closed – Thursday, December 12

  • Start: Thursday, December 12, 7:30 a.m.
  • End: Friday, January 17, 8:00 a.m.

From Thursday, December 12 at 7:30 a.m. until Wednesday, January 8 at 8:00 a.m., the CAEN computer lab located in NAME 134 will be closed for renovation.

Update 1/8/20: The room has been opened for course use, but the computer installation has been delayed. We will update this posting once the computers are installed and ready for student use.

Resolved: AFS Server Maintenance – Saturday, December 21

  • Start: Saturday, December 21, 11:00 p.m.
  • End: Sunday, December 22, 6:00 a.m.

On Saturday, December 21 at 11:00 p.m., ITS will perform maintenance on the U-M AFS servers.

During this maintenance, CAEN users may have trouble accessing their AFS home directories and logging into CAEN Linux computers (including the Login/VNC servers).

Further updates and information on this maintenance can be found on the ITS Service Status page.

Resolved: Possible Siemens Software License Expiration Outage – Sunday, December 1

The software licenses for a number of software titles provided by Siemens are scheduled to expire at midnight on Sunday, December 1. CAEN has renewed these licenses and is just waiting on Siemens to deliver the new license files. We expect to have them before the end of the week, and we are posting this notice as a precautionary measure.

Software titles impacted by this outage:

  • Siemens NX
  • TeamCenter
  • Tecnomatix Jack

This outage will impact use of these Siemens software titles in CAEN Labs, in the Duderstadt Center, and in College of Engineering department and private labs.

Resolved: CLSE Server Maintenance – Thursday, November 14

  • Start: Thursday, November 14, 5:00 a.m.
  • End: Thursday, November 14, 8:30 a.m.

On Thursday, November 14 between 5:00 and 8:30 a.m., maintenance has been scheduled for servers that support the CAEN Lab Software Environment (CLSE). This maintenance is intended to apply recent operating system and software application updates, and install patches for software vulnerabilities.

The following CLSE services may experience an outage during the above maintenance timeframe:

  • Windows computers, including those accessed via the Windows Remote Desktop Service
  • Linux computers, including the Linux Login Service (accessed as,, and, also known as the “VNC” servers
  • Teamcenter product lifecycle management (PLM) services