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CSCS just informed us that the data center's '''cooling infrastructure''' will be undergoing maintenance on '''Wednesday, 21 September 2016'''. Since Euler cannot operate without cooling, we are forced to shut down all compute nodes on this day.
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CSCS informed us that the data center's '''cooling infrastructure''' will be undergoing maintenance on '''Wednesday, 21 September 2016''', which will require a complete shutdown of Euler.
  
* All '''compute nodes''' will be shut down at 7:00 Wednesday morning;
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In addition, the Networks group of ETH will take this opportunity to upgrade the main router at CSCS the evening before this maintenance.
  
* All '''batch queues''' will be progressively inactivated to ensure that no job is running when the nodes are shut down.
 
  
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<big>'''Euler will therefore be off-line from Tuesday evening, 20 September until Wednesday evening, 21 September.'''</big>
  
We will do our best to keep Euler '''on-line''' during this maintenance. In principle:
 
  
* '''Login''' will be possible without interruption;
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As usual, all '''batch queues''' will be progressively inactivated to ensure that no job is killed when the nodes are shut down.
 
 
* All '''file systems''' will remain accessible without interruption;
 
 
 
* The '''batch system''' will be operational; you will be able to '''submit''' jobs but they will remain in the queue until compute nodes are up again;
 
 
 
* All '''cloud''' services (virtual data centers, virtual machines) will operate '''without interruption''', possibly with a slight performance degradation.
 
 
 
 
 
The duration of the cooling maintenance is not known at this time. We will update this page as soon as we get more information from CSCS.
 

Latest revision as of 09:30, 24 April 2017

CSCS informed us that the data center's cooling infrastructure will be undergoing maintenance on Wednesday, 21 September 2016, which will require a complete shutdown of Euler.

In addition, the Networks group of ETH will take this opportunity to upgrade the main router at CSCS the evening before this maintenance.


Euler will therefore be off-line from Tuesday evening, 20 September until Wednesday evening, 21 September.


As usual, all batch queues will be progressively inactivated to ensure that no job is killed when the nodes are shut down.