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Visit this page to get up-to-date information on the WestGrid systems you are using. Both planned maintenance and unexpected outages will be reported. View the update notes and legend below for more information. If you have any questions about any of these systems or their status, please contact WestGrid Support.

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Post date System Update Notes
2019-03-19 - 16:33 PDT Orcinus

Orcinus Defunded April 1, 2019 - Limited Use

IMPORTANT NOTE: After March 31, 2019 this system will no longer be supported by WestGrid / Compute Canada. The University of British Columbia has generously offered to continue operating this system for opportunistic use by existing WestGrid users only. No new accounts will be created or new software installed. Priority access will be given to researchers located at or collaborating with the University of British Columbia. Support and maintenance of this system will be provided on a best efforts basis only. Users should ensure all important data is backed-up on another system. Please contact for more information or refer to WestGrid’s Migration Process page for more help.

2019-03-04 - 10:57 PST Cedar

System fully operational

/project filesystem is mounted on all nodes now.

Finished on March 4, 2019 - 18:56 GMT

2019-01-03 - 10:33 PST Arbutus

Please check the Compute Canada System Status page

For the most up-to-date information on the status of the Arbutus Cloud and all other National Systems please visit

2018-04-16 - 11:55 PDT WestGrid portal

Monday, April 16, 2018

WestGrid portal fully operational 

2018-04-16 - 11:51 PDT Network

Monday, April 16, 2018

Network fully operational 

2018-01-27 - 01:30 PST ownCloud

High ownCloud load

WestGrid ownCloud service has been restored. Please report any issue to Thanks.