DATE CHANGE - December 2021: Monthly Maintenance Downtime (1/4/22)

Date of downtime: Tuesday, January 4, 2022 - DATE CHANGED FROM 12/28/21

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:  

  • Operating system updates and reboot of all cluster nodes, front-end login nodes (vortex1/2, transfer) and OnDemand
  • OnDemand software update - Will fix the toggle bars for compression and video 
  • Slurm update
  • The default python/anaconda module will be changed to the most recent installed on CCR's systems: python/py38-anaconda-2021.05
    • If you need to continue to use the older version you can run 'module load python/py27-anaconda-2019.10'
    • We highly recommend you move off of Python 2.7 as soon as possible

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