2011 CHPC Downtimes and History

Major CHPC downtime:Tuesday October 18th, 2011 beginning at 6:00 a.m.

Posted: October 5, 2011

Event date: October 18, 2011

Duration: 8-10 Hours

Systems Affected/Downtime Timelines: During this downtime maintenance will be performed in the datacenters, requiring many systems to be down most of the day. CHPC will take advantage of this down time to do a number of additional tasks, including work on the network and file servers. Tentative timeline:

  • HPC Cluster: 6 a.m. - 5 p.m.
  • CHPC File Services: 6 a.m. - 9:30 a.m.
  • Intermittent network outages: 6:30 a.m. - 8:30 a.m.
  • Restoration of all systems *except* HPC clusters - 10:30 a.m.

Instructions to User: During this downtime maintenance will be performed in the datacenters, requiring many systems to be down most of the day. CHPC will take advantage of this down time to do a number of additional tasks, including work on the network and file servers. Tentative timeline:

  • HPC Cluster: 6 a.m. - 5 p.m.
  • CHPC File Services: 6 a.m. - 9:30 a.m.
  • Intermittent network outages: 6:30 a.m. - 8:30 a.m.
  • Restoration of all systems *except* HPC clusters - 10:30 a.m.


www.chpc.utah.edu Scheduled Outage - Monday, August 29, 2011 from 5:00 PM to 6:00 PM

Posted: August 29, 2011

Event date: August 29, 2011

Arches Downtime Duration:

We will be taking www.chpc.utah.edu down for about an hour this evening for scheduled maintenance. During the outage, any requests should be redirected to a reminder page. We'll send out an update when the maintenance is complete.

Our jira and wiki systems will be unaffected. Please send email to issues@chpc.utah.edu if you experience any unrelated issues during the maintenance window.

We will be taking www.chpc.utah.edu down for about an hour this evening for scheduled maintenance. During the outage, any requests should be redirected to a reminder page. We'll send out an update when the maintenance is complete.

Our jira and wiki systems will be unaffected. Please send email to issues@chpc.utah.edu if you experience any unrelated issues during the maintenance window.


CHPC Major Downtime: Tuesday June 28th, 2011 beginning at 7:00 AM

Posted: June 14, 2011

Event date: June 28, 2011

Duration: 8-10 Hours

Systems Affected/Downtime Timelines: Brief network outages and HPC Clusters

Arches Downtime Duration: Outage of CHPC supported networks 7:00-8:00 a.m. All HPC Cluster 8:00 a.m. until late afternoon possibly into the evening. Other than intermittent network connectivity between 7 and 8 a.m., we do not expect desktops to be affected for this downtime.

Instructions to User: Brief network outages and HPC Clusters

Outage of CHPC supported networks 7:00-8:00 a.m. All HPC Cluster 8:00 a.m. until late afternoon possibly into the evening. Other than intermittent network connectivity between 7 and 8 a.m., we do not expect desktops to be affected for this downtime.


**CHPC Major Downtime CONFIRMED: Tuesday March 22, 2011 ALL DAY**

Posted: March 14, 2011

Event date: March 22, 2011

Duration: ALL DAY

Systems Affected/Downtime Timelines:

*** Note revised timelines ***

  • Outage of CHPC supported networks 6:30-7:00 a.m.
  • All HPC Cluster 7:00 a.m. until late afternoon possibly into the evening.
  • All other CHPC supported systems mounting CHPCFS file systems beginning at 8:00 a.m. until early to mid-afternoon.

Instructions to User:

*** Note revised timelines ***

  • Outage of CHPC supported networks 6:30-7:00 a.m.
  • All HPC Cluster 7:00 a.m. until late afternoon possibly into the evening.
  • All other CHPC supported systems mounting CHPCFS file systems beginning at 8:00 a.m. until early to mid-afternoon.