Bell Cluster Maintenance

February 23, 2021  8:00am – 8:00pm

UPDATE: February 23, 2021  7:46pm

As of 7:46pm, engineers have completed maintenance and have returned Bell back to normal service. Please report any issues to

ORIGINAL: February 9, 2021  3:03pm

The Bell cluster will be unavailable Tuesday, February 23, 2021 from 8:00am – 8:00pm for scheduled maintenance. The cluster will return to full production by Tuesday, February 23rd, 2021 at 8:00pm.

During this time, Bell will have a maintenance upgrade performed on the software components and firmware for the GPFS scratch filesystem.

Any SLURM jobs which request a walltime which would take them past Tuesday, February 23rd, 2021 at 8:00am will not start and will remain in the queue until after the maintenance is completed.

Originally posted: February 9, 2021  3:03pm