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News and Announcements from the MCS Systems Group

Maintenance on MCS Compute Servers / Emptying Sandbox

Hi All,

Over the next several business days, we will be performing maintenance on the following MCS compute servers with an outage window expected from 9am to 3pm.

Wednesday, May 7th:
crank.mcs.anl.gov
steamroller.mcs.anl.gov

Thursday, May 8th:
grind.mcs.anl.gov
churn.mcs.anl.gov

Friday, May 9th:
trounce.mcs.anl.gov
octagon.mcs.anl.gov

Monday, May 12th:
vanquish.mcs.anl.gov
thrash.mcs.anl.gov

Tuesday, May 13th:
octopus.mcs.anl.gov

During this maintenance window we will be resizing the disk partitions, and reinstalling the operating system (Ubuntu Precise) with the latest patches.

**Important**
During this maintenance window we will be permanently deleting all items in the /sandbox filesystem.
Please ensure you have retrieved any needed data from /sandbox prior to the start of this maintenance. Your data will not be recoverable if it is deleted during this process.

thanks!

John Roberts
Argonne National Laboratory
Desktop/Network Support
MCS/CLS/LCF
jeroberts@anl.gov

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Written by Craig Stacey

May 5, 2014 at 2:43 pm

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