Brown Cluster Maintenance

August 19, 2020  8:00am – 6:00pm

UPDATE: August 19, 2020  5:58pm

As of 5:58pm, engineers have completed maintenance and have returned Brown back to normal service. Please report any issues to

ORIGINAL: August 4, 2020  11:28am

The Brown cluster will be unavailable Wednesday, August 19, 2020 from 8:00am – 6:00pm for scheduled maintenance. The cluster will return to full production by Wednesday, August 19th, 2020 at 6:00pm.

During this time, Brown will have the operating system patched and a maintenance upgrade performed on the Lustre scratch filesystem.

Any SLURM jobs which request a walltime which would take them past Wednesday, August 19th, 2020 at 8:00am will not start and will remain in the queue until after the maintenance is completed.

Originally posted: August 4, 2020  11:28am