There are currently issues with accessing /fs/ess/ locations using ondemand.

Intermittent home directory performance issues

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Resolved

Users may experience performance issues in home directory. It is recommended to use temporary directory ($TMPDIR, or scratch) or project storage to minimize the impact on your jobs. 

OSC is currently troubleshooting the cause. Contact oschelp@osc.edu if there are questions.
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