March 2021: Monthly Maintenance Downtime (3/30/21)

Date of downtime: Tuesday, March 30, 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:  

  • Reboot of all cluster nodes
  • Operating system updates on front-end login nodes (vortex1/2, presto, transfer) and OnDemand
  • Panasas server and client update - minor release
  • Single-sign on updates - temporary outage for LakeEffect Horizon GUI
  • ColdFront update
  • 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