System Downtime August 8 2023

Tuesday, August 8, 2023 - 7:00am to 9:00pm

Ohio Supercomputer Center 

A downtime for OSC HPC systems is scheduled from 7 a.m. to 9 p.m., Tuesday, August 8, 2023. The downtime will affect the Pitzer, Owens and Ascend Clusters, web portals, and HPC file servers. MyOSC (the client portal) and state-wide licenses will be available during the downtime.

In preparation for the downtime, the batch scheduler will not start jobs that cannot be completed before 7 a.m., August 8 2023. Jobs that are not started on clusters will be held until after the downtime and then started once the system is returned to production status. 

Highlights of the downtime activities include: 

  • Fireware and OS updates on critical servers and network switches
  • Regular systems maintenance
  • Flushing and refilling the secondary coolant loop of Pitzer expansion

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