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Arbutus System Status

Post date System Status: Update Notes
2019-01-03 - 10:33 PST Online

Please check the Compute Canada System Status page

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2018-03-21 - 06:45 PDT Online

System fully operational

Finished on March 5, 2018 - 7:44 MDT

2018-03-05 - 12:14 PST Conditions

In scheduled PDC outage.

We are currently in the scheduled PDC outage. Half the Power Distribution Unit (PDU)'s powering the compute and 2/3 of the storage nodes are down.

Previous Announcement: In preparation for the Abrutus phase 2 expansion, one of the power distribution cabinets (PDC) powering the compute nodes will have a scheduled outage.

2017-05-03 - 14:38 PDT Online

Scheduled Logical Network Change Thursday May 4, 2017 11:00 PDT

We will be making a logical network change between 11:00-11:30am PDT tomorrow and no outage is anticipated during this time.

2017-03-01 - 12:54 PST Online

Scheduled Logical Network Changes Hermes/Nestor/West Cloud March 8, 2017 12:30-1600 PT

We will be performing more logical network changes on Wednesday March 8 from 12:30-16:00 PT. There may be brief periods of packet loss between the UVic Campus and Hermes/Nestor/West Cloud during this period. All other access should not be affected during this time.

2017-03-01 - 11:09 PST Online

System fully operational

Finished on March 1, 2017 - 19:09 GMT

2017-02-28 - 13:12 PST Conditions

Schedule Logical Network Changes West Cloud March 1, 2017 9:30-10:30am PT

On Wednesday March 1 between 12:30-13:30ET/9:30-10:30am PT there will be some logical network changes which may cause brief periods of packet loss during this maintenance window. We have tested the changes and users likely will not notice any issues during this window.