Fortress: ADIC Scalar 10k tape robot unavailable (1/4/2012)

  • January 6, 2012 8:00am - January 9, 2012 5:00am EST
  • Outages and Maintenance
  • Fortress

Update - 1/9/2012

The repairs to the ADIC tape library have been completed and Fortress' tape functionality is back in operation.

Update - 1/6/2012

Following work today by vendor engineers, the latest estimate for the ADIC tape robot's return to service is 5PM Monday.

Original Notification

The ADIC Scalar 10K library serving the Fortress archive is currently offline with a mechanical failure. Support has been called, but the earliest estimate for repair is 5pm Friday, January 6. 2012. Fortress is still able to write files into HPSS, and files already on the cache will still be accessible, but access to files requiring to be read from tape will not be possible.

Originally posted: January 9, 2012