New NX server

On Tuesday 28th October we plan to replace the NX server named bakerloo which hosts nx.inf.ed.ac.uk with a machine named piccadilly.

All that will happen is that at about 09:00 on Tuesday we will change the DNS alias to point to the new machine. This change can take some time to propagate so we will not switch off access to bakerloo immediately. It will be left running as normal until 12:00 Friday 31st October. This should allow sufficient time for users logged in to finish their existing sessions and move to the new server.

The IP address for the service will change from 129.215.33.55 to 129.215.202.105, your NX client may warn you about this change and request verification. For reference the new RSA host key fingerprint is: cf:91:ba:2e:0d:76:0e:7b:8d:5a:79:77:69:68:63:4d

More information regarding the NX service can be found on our help pages. If you encounter any problems accessing the NX service please contact us via the Support Form.

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