Weber Cluster Maintenance

August 31, 2020  8:00am – 8:00pm

UPDATE: August 31, 2020  6:54pm

As of 6:54pm, engineers have completed maintenance and have returned the Weber cluster back to normal service. All queues have been enabled and jobs have resumed scheduling.

In order to utilize the new Windows image with the latest security and feature updates, please remove the old copy in scratch space (/scratch/weber/$USER/weber-win-$USER.qcow2).

Please report any issues to

UPDATE: August 31, 2020  4:26pm

Work continues on bringing Weber back to normal operation. We will provide another update by 8:00 pm.

UPDATE: August 28, 2020  8:56am

As a reminder, Weber will undergo scheduled system maintenance on Monday, August 31st, 2020 between 8:00am and 5:00PM EDT. The system will be unavailable during this window.

ORIGINAL: August 18, 2020  11:45am

The Weber cluster will be taken down for regular maintenance and upgrades beginning on Monday, August 31st, 2020 at 8:00am. During this time, Weber will have operating system updates applied.

Users will be unable to log in or use Weber for interactive work during this maintenance. Any SLURM jobs which request a walltime which would take them past Monday, August 31st, 2020 at 8:00am will not start and will remain in the queue until after the maintenance is completed.

The cluster will return to full production by Monday, August 31st, 2020 at 8:00pm.

Originally posted: August 18, 2020  11:45am