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Amarel Maintenance Tomorrow – Tues, July 19 to Wed, July 20

Amarel Cluster Users,

The monthly maintenance for Amarel will be on Tues. July 19 and Wed. July 20:

*** Start: Tues, July 19, 2022, 8am ***
*** End: Wed, July 20, 2022, 7pm ***

The maintenance will include the following hardware and software tasks:
Hill Ethernet – reconcile switch uplinks and spanning-tree
Configure networking and monitoring for existing Hill Center PDUs
Upgrade Lenovo Amarel equipment to Lenovo Best Recipe 22B (
Migrate GPFS client cluster configurations to release=LATEST (minReleaseLevel
Intermittent H/W problems on amarel[1-2]; physically reseat and expel dust around connector

Operating system patching for CentOS/Debian Infrastructure, 202207
The following systems will be patched:
leif2, saul
arba, kirk

A message will be sent to all uses once the maintenance has been completed.

Thank you,

Senior Scientist
Office of Advanced Research Computing (OARC)