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Status:

COMPLETED   

Points of Contact:

 help@pawsey.org.au 

Start Date/Time (AWST):

09:00

Responsible:

 Chris Schlipalius (Data Team Lead) 

Estimated End Date/Time (AWST):

19:00

Accountable:

 Mark Gray (Head of Platforms) 

End Date/Time (AWST):

17:14

Informed:

 pawsey-users@pawsey.org.au 

Summary:

Pawsey Scheduled Maintenance - Banksia

Systems/Services Affected:

Banksia (Pawsey Offline/Cool Data Storage), MWA Archive/ASVO, Pawsey Data Portal/Mediaflux.

Description:

The Pawsey Supercomputing Centre schedules Maintenances for the first Tuesday of every month, between 0800 and 2000.

Whilst not every Maintenance will require outages to services, Pawsey systems should be considered as "at risk" during those times.

Changes:

  • Upgrade ScoutAM software
  • Upgrade DDN storage SFAOS

Updates:

  • 09:00 Banksia works starts.
  • 09:30 ScoutAM software downloaded and copied.
  • 13:40 Half the ScoutAM server nodes have been updated.
  • 16:00 ScoutAM upgrade completed.
  • 17:00 post maintenance checks completed and certificate update work tests undertaken.
  • 17:14 System back for use on all nodes - maintenance record updated. 

Further information:

DDN SFAOS update has been deferred until November maintenance