The Ohio Supercomputer Center, The Ohio State University and the Ohio Department of Higher Education are closely monitoring the impacts of the COVID-19 outbreak. In response to guidance from the State of Ohio, ODHE and OSU, OSC been directed to move to telework effective Friday, March 13th to reduce the odds of transmission of the virus. The impact on service delivery is expected to be minimal. OSC Help and 24/7 hardware monitoring will continue as normal.
The issue with the Project file system that causes deletes of file system snapshots to fail has now been resolved. OSC Project file system has resumed normal operations. We are still working with our storage vendors to identify how to perform remaining maintenance work. We will update you as much advance notice as possible if it causes any disruption to users.
Jobs on Ruby fail to be scheduled since 22:40 March 1, 2020. We are investigating the problem now. Please contact firstname.lastname@example.org if you have any questions
OSC OnDemand is not responsive now. We are investigating the problem now. For more information and updates, see: https://www.osc.edu/resources/technical_support/known_issues/osc_ondemand_is_not_responsive
Maintenance work on the GPFS servers is scheduled to be performed today, 28 Feb 2020 at 2:00p.m. Although there is no direct impact expected to services at OSC, there may be short interruptions to storage services. Please contact OSC Help at email@example.com if you have any questions.
The GUI when using CILogon has been updated with a new look. See https://groups.google.com/a/cilogon.org/forum/#!topic/outages/aTHT9_DGYqk for details.
In March 2020, OSC expanded the existing project and scratch storage filesystems by 8.6 petabytes. Adding the existing storage capacity at OSC, this brings the total storage capacity of OSC to ~14 petabytes.
A downtime for all HPC systems is scheduled from 7 a.m. to 5 p.m., Tuesday, January 7, 2020. The downtime will affect the Pitzer, Ruby and Owens Clusters, web portals, and HPC file servers. System access to storage and license servers hosted by OSC will not be available during this time. Login services, except for my.osc.edu, will not be available during this time.