Major network switch outage on November 14, 2018

At about 1:50 AM on November 14th, OSC experienced a major switch failure which resulted in the home directory service being disrupted. As a result, the home directories were offline and all logins were failing to all clusters. All user-facing issues have been resolved and the services are back. Running jobs may recover, but please look at job output to verify correctness. Some jobs experienced failures and will need to be resubmitted. For more information, see:

Individual Menu

Manage your profile

On the Profile page you can maintain your contact information and CV. Principal Investigators can maintain publications and funding awards for use with project allocations.

  1. Click ‘Edit Profile’ from the dropdown menu of your name:

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A downtime for all HPC systems is scheduled from 7 a.m. to 10 p.m., Tuesday, Oct. 23, 2018. The downtime will affect the Oakley, Ruby and Owens Clusters, web portals and HPC file servers. Login services, including, and access to storage will not be available during this time. In preparation for the downtime, the batch scheduler will begin holding jobs that cannot be completed before 7 a.m., Oct. 23, 2018.

Project Menu

When you log into our Client Portal, you will see ‘Project’ Menu, where you will see different options based on your user role. To check your user role, please refer to ‘Manage your profile’ section.

For any eligible principle investigator, you can


When you log into our Client Portal, you will see your Home screen (also known as your ‘Project Dashboard’), as shown below. From here, you can access the OnDemand/AweSim portals. Project usage for the last 30 days will be summarized in a few graphing formats.

Amber 18 now available

Friday, September 21, 2018 - 4:15pm

Amber 18 has been installed on the Owens and Ruby clusters; usage is via the module amber/18. For information on available executables and installation details see the software page for Amber or the output of the module spider command, e.g.: module spider amber/18