August 2022: Monthly Maintenance Downtime (8/23/22)

Date of downtime: Tuesday, August 23, 2022

NOTE:  Date moved to accommodate the start of the fall semester

Approximate time of outage: 7am-5pm

Resources affected by downtime:

UB-HPC cluster (all partitions) 

Faculty cluster (all partitions)

Portals: WebMO, OnDemand

What will be done:  

  • Reboot of all cluster nodes
  • Updates of front-end login nodes (vortex1/2) and OnDemand 
  • Panasas storage & client update
  • 8 core IBM and Dell nodes in "D" racks of the UB-HPC cluster are being decommissioned
  • Data transfer server ( removed from service - UB users please use Globus for file transfers; others may use sftp on the front ends

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