Known Issues

Titlesort descending Cat. Res. Description Post Upd.
Armstrong inaccessible Resolved

Update: 2PM March 12th: Armstrong is back up and running.  Please notify of any lingering issues.

As of 10AM Thursday March 12th... (Read more)

1 year 7 months ago 1 year 7 months
ARMSTRONG is offline Outage Resolved

ARMSTRONG is experiencing an unexpected outage. We are working on a resolution.

2 years 6 months ago 2 years 6 months
Armstrong offline until Noon Armstrong Resolved

Armstrong will need to be taken down today until Noon.  In the meantime, contact OSCHelp ( for account assistance.

2 years 2 months ago 2 years 2 months
Backups of /nfs/gpfs Backups Resolved

Changes to files on /nfs/gpfs may not be backed up during the following evening's backup, as would normally be expected. The backup software is attempting to recreate a full backup of the... (Read more)

3 years 6 months ago 3 years 5 months
Brief disruption of GPFS on 8/28/2013 filesystem Resolved

On the morning August 28th, 2013 we will briefly disrupt the GPFS filesystem to reboot servers. This is necessary to upgrade the GPFS system. The in-place upgrade should only briefly interrupt... (Read more)

3 years 2 months ago 3 years 2 months
Brief disruption on 8/1/2013 at 8AM Network Resolved

At 8AM on the morning of 8/1/2013, we will be replacing some faulty hardware in our network infrastructure. Unfortunately, this work cannot be delayed until the next downtime, and the replacement... (Read more)

3 years 2 months ago 3 years 2 months
Brief disruption to external network, 2013/11/27 Connectivity Resolved

This maintenence was cancelled, to be rescheduled at some undetermined point in the future.

Between 12:01AM and 2:00AM Eastern on Wednesday, November 27th 2013, OARnet will be... (Read more)

2 years 11 months ago 2 years 11 months
Brief disruption to external network, 2013/12/29 Connectivity Resolved

Between 5:00AM and 9:00AM EDT on Sunday,... (Read more)

2 years 10 months ago 2 years 10 months
Brief interruption of batch services on 4/17 Batch Resolved

On April 17th 2013, at roughly 2PM, we will be rebooting the batch server on the Oakley cluster. Running jobs will not be affected, but there will be a brief disruption in scheduling, as well as... (Read more)

3 years 6 months ago 3 years 6 months
Brief interruption of services for some users filesystem Resolved

Today, May 14 2013, at 12:45PM we will be temporarily removing one of the home directory servers from service to address some reliability issues. Users with home... (Read more)

3 years 5 months ago 3 years 5 months