Rice Cluster Maintenance
November 6, 2018 8:00am – 8:00pm
As of 6:26pm, engineers have completed maintenance and have returned the Rice cluster back to normal service. All queues have been enabled and jobs have resumed scheduling. Please report any issues to firstname.lastname@example.org
UPDATE: November 6, 2018 5:08pm
Work continues on bringing Rice back to normal operation. We will provide another update by 8:00 pm.
ORIGINAL: October 15, 2018 11:29am
The Rice cluster will be unavailable beginning at Tuesday, November 6th, 2018 at 8:00am, for scheduled maintenance. The cluster will return to full production by Tuesday, November 6th, 2018 at 5:00pm.
During this time, Rice will have minor operating system security patches and upgrades applied, as well as some possible work on the scratch storage subsystem.
Any PBS jobs which request a walltime which would take them past Tuesday, November 6th, 2018 at 8:00am will not start and will remain in the queue until after the maintenance is completed.