CAT Chat Minutes

April 13, 2001


Information and Follow-up Items

1.Will a week of studies be reduced for the horizontal emittance?

The final running period will end with triplets.

2.The liquid nitrogen sub-cooler is out of Module A. Will this be put back in?

It has been working well without it.


User Information

The date for the shutdown of the emergency power panel (EDP-A1) in the EAA will be April 21st. This will begin at 7:30 and end at 12:30 pm. This will affect the computer systems, routers, switchgear maintenance, EAA truck lock doors, and control center elevators. This will NOT affect the liquid nitrogen system.

A plan has been developed to block clear text passwords between organizations at the Laboratory on April 16, 2001. Clear text passwords provide an easy opportunity for computer intruders. This will affect Telet and ftp programs. Outside APS networks WILL NOT work. More information can be found at www. ? (Mohan what was the web address)

On May 3 Machine Studies will begin. Start-up may be a little rough with the massive upgrade bpm systems taking place. Our goal is to achieve a uniform 24-hour bunch fill pattern. Will keep you informed at each Cat Chat meeting as we progress during the shutdown.