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July 30, 2020

We will be doing maintenance on our virtual server infrastructure on Wednesday August 5th, starting at 8AM.  This will require downtime for the virtual servers hosted on this infrastructure.

July 14, 2020

Pronto (just the login/head node, and not the full cluster) will be down for a couple hours starting at 7AM on July 21st (one week from today).  Batch jobs will continue to run uninterrupted, but interactive sessions (srun, tmux, screen) will be terminated.

January 03, 2020

Services will be down for patching January 9th.

July 17, 2019

LSS maintenance is complete, and service has been restored. Please email lss-help@iastate.edu with any issues.

July 15, 2019

We are planning to take down LSS for maintenance on Wed July 17 2019.  

During this maintenance window, we will be modifying the LSS networks
to comply with the new Netcom VLAN architecture, and will be applying
OS updates.

May 10, 2019

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March 20, 2019

Updates are complete & things are back up and running.

Reminder: legion-[1-8] & gpu01 have moved behind pronto, and you'll
need to use slurm on pronto to submit jobs to those servers now.

March 19, 2019

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Downtime 2019-03-20
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We will be taking down the ResearchIT servers Wed Mar 20th at 9AM for
some updates & maintenance.  We expect to be back up by late afternoon.

February 15, 2019

The issue with /work has been resolved

February 15, 2019

We are currently experiencing an issue with one of the lustre servers that composes the /work directories. We are investigating and will post here when we know more.

February 13, 2019

The issue on condo seems to be resolved, and jobs are running successfully again.

February 12, 2019

Condo is experiencing intermittent job failures this morning. The HPC team is aware, and looking into the issue.

February 06, 2019

Condo is operational again

February 06, 2019

The Condo cluster is currently experiencing an issue, and is being worked on.

They Cyence cluster head-node died last night, and is also in the process of being fixed.

October 05, 2018

For the past few years, usage of our #bitcom IRC channel has declined and we're now retiring that service.  Please contact us through email to researchit@iastate.edu for all support requests, which will ensure that our full group can respond, and t

September 14, 2018

# Research IT - Sep '18 Update

## Downtime for patching: Sep 25th

* What: Server downtime

* When: 9/25 9AM-5PM

August 16, 2018
June 22, 2018

# Research IT - June '18 Update

## Downtime for Patching June 26th

* What: Server maintenance
* When: 6/26 9AM
* How long: approx 8 hours

January 12, 2018
November 21, 2017
October 17, 2017

The LSS system will experience a brief outage October 17, 2017 at noon for an update in the data center related to connected systems dropping connections.  The system will be unavailable during the update, and is expected to be back online in less than an hour.

July 26, 2017

For labs that have migrated from Isilon to LSS storage:

The LSS system will experience a brief outage tomorrow at noon for a network update in the data center.  The system will be unavailable during the update, and is expected to be back online in less than an hour.

June 28, 2017

If you're a condo user, and haven't already seen the MOTD, please note that the cluster will go down for security patching on 7/5.

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