February 2021: Monthly Maintenance Downtime (2/23)

Date of downtime: Tuesday, February 23, 2021

Approximate time of outage: 7am-5pm

Resources affected by downtime:

UB-HPC cluster (all partitions) 

Industry cluster (all partitions )

Faculty cluster (all partitions)

Portals: WebMO, OnDemand

What will be done:  

  • Slurm minor release update
  • Operating system updates and reboot of all cluster nodes
  • Operating system updates on front-end login nodes (vortex1/2, presto, transfer) and OnDemand
  • Volume based quotas turned on for Panasas scratch directories - no longer using group quotas to align with new project directory quota enforcement
  • See this page for modules being deprecated

Jobs will be held in 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