March 2018: CENTERWIDE downtime (3/20)

Date of downtime: Tuesday, March 20, 2018

NOTE: this was moved from the first Tuesday of the month to accommodate the academic calendar and Spring Break

Resources affected by downtime: EVERYTHING AT CCR

UB-HPC cluster (general-compute, debug, viz, largemem, and gpu partitions) 

Industry cluster (compute, scavenger partitions)

PI clusters: MAE, Physics, Chemistry (all partitions)

Portals: WebMO, Remote Visualization, OnDemand

All additional servers in the machine room connected to the internal network

What will be done: We will be updating the core network infrastructure with new components which will involve outages throughout the day.   We will perform standard downtime activities such as a reboot of all nodes and operating system security updates and update the SLURM scheduler.

Please see the downtime schedule for 2017-18 for more information

Jobs will be held in the queue while maintenance is done.  If you have any questions or concerns please e-mail