To prepare for the new supercomputer (Cheyenne) installation in the next few weeks, the power to the NWSC computer room needs to be shut down and upgraded.
A full NWSC computer room outage is scheduled to begin on Aug.22nd at 5am (services may be taken down earlier) and end at 5pm.
The Yellowstone supercomputer/related hardware, disk-storage (GLADE) and Tape Libraries will be down for an additional few days, until Aug.24 at 5pm.
Aug.22nd Corporate Service Interruptions
Supercomputing and Related Services - The Yellowstone, GLADE, Tape Libraries, Antarctic Weather Forecasting and related systems will be unavailable until Aug. 24 at 5pm.
Software License Servers - The CISL hosted (IDL) and Matlab license servers will not authorize licenses during this outage period.
Token Authentication for Staff Homed from the NWSC - People homed to NWSC (staff and supercomputer users) for token authentication will not authenticate with their yubikeys or cryptocards until service is restored.
Google Account Syncing - Groups and individual account changes will not be completed until the service is restored.
Domain Name Service (DNS, Device name to IP Address Resolution) - The NWSC DNS servers will be unavailable, and Boulder servers with NWSC DNS as a backup may be slowed in response to DNS queries and may be perceived as a slowness in web page response.
Windows KMS/Casper (Microsoft Windows and Apple configuration management) - Organizational Systems Administrators who use Microsoft Windows KMS and/or Apple configuration management will be unable to license Microsoft software or login to UCAR administrator sites or tools.
Aug.22nd NWSC Specific Service Interruptions
Dynamic Host Configuration Protocol (DHCP)/DNS) - Staff at the NWSC will have limited computer network functionality.
Aug.23nd and 24th Corporate Service Interruptions
Supercomputing and Related Services - The same supercomputing services will be down until Aug. 24 at 5pm.
For Detailed Information go to https://wiki.ucar.edu/pages/viewpage.action?pageId=317654264