EECS Services Downtime Monday, March 14, 2022

The EECS IT Staff will be performing hardware and software updates on a number of departmental servers Monday, March 14, 2022. All day, IT services provided by the EECS department will see extended periods of unavailability. Affected services include but are not limited to:

  • Logins to EECS Linux systems including in-person and virtual labs
  • Access to Linux home areas (including the L: drive), /research, and /storage directories
  • Software license checkouts
  • Access to EECS-hosted personal home pages, research websites, etc.

Services that should not be affected include:

  • The main departmental website (
  • UT/EECS email
  • Logins to EECS IT-supported Windows desktops

Log Out Recommended

The EECS IT Staff requests that you save or checkpoint your work and log off from any EECS Linux systems. Client systems may require reboots after the downtime has concluded.

Up to date information will be posted to the @UTKEECIT Twitter feed. If you have any questions, please reply to this email or contact the EECS IT Staff via the usual channels.