October 2019 - Monthly Maintenance Downtime (10/29)

Date of downtime: Tuesday, October 29, 2019

Approximate time of outage: 7am-5pm

Resources affected by downtime:

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

Industry cluster (compute, scavenger partitions)

Faculty cluster (all partitions)

Portals: WebMO, OnDemand

What will be done:  

  • Update operating system on all cluster nodes & front end login servers to CentOS 7.7, update firmware on Skylake nodes, and reboot of all
  • Update OnDemand to version 1.6.20, operating system updates on OnDemand server
  • Update Slurm to version  19.05.3-3.1 
  • Update single-sign on servers - NOTE: this will temporarily affect logins to the Lake Effect research cloud and ColdFront

Jobs will be held in the queue during the maintenance downtime and will run after the updates are complete.

If you have  any questions or concerns please e-mail ccr-help_at_buffalo.edu