Pawsey Scheduled Maintenance (April)
Scheduled Maintenance Report for Pawsey Supercomputing Research Centre
The scheduled maintenance has been completed.
Posted Apr 09, 2024 - 17:30 AWST
• Banksia is all back and operations on it are running again
Posted Apr 09, 2024 - 17:27 AWST
Scheduled maintenance is still in progress. We will provide updates as necessary.
Posted Apr 09, 2024 - 17:06 AWST
* Setonix has been returned to service. The CASDA "Application" node is being booted.
* Banksia is still being patched and will be returned to service later tonight.
Posted Apr 09, 2024 - 16:20 AWST
* HPE has "run" GPCNeT (Global Performance and Congestion Network Test)
* Licence server now running Rocky Linux 9
* Garrawarla security patching complete, currently being tested
* HPE performing hardware replacements
Posted Apr 09, 2024 - 14:21 AWST
In progress
Scheduled maintenance is currently in progress. We will provide updates as necessary.
Posted Apr 09, 2024 - 08:00 AWST
Maintenance will be carried out on Pawsey systems on Tuesday the 9th of April to apply required patches and updates to improve the systems stability, security, and performance. This maintenance window will also be used to undertake other tasks which require down-time to achieve.

Planned work for this window includes:

* HPE to run GPCNeT (Global Performance and Congestion Network Test) as part of "acceptance testing"
* Banksia security patching
* Garrawarla security patching
* Replacement of licence server with one based on Rocky Linux 9
* Replacement of database server providing backend services for SLURMDBD
Posted Apr 02, 2024 - 12:06 AWST
This scheduled maintenance affected: ASKAP (ASKAP ingest nodes, ASKAP service nodes), Garrawarla (Garrawarla workq partition, Garrawarla gpuq partition, Garrawarla asvoq partition, Garrawarla copyq partition, Garrawarla login node, Slurm Controller (Garrawarla)), Lustre filesystems (/scratch filesystem (new), /software filesystem, /askapbuffer filesystem, /askapingest filesystem), Setonix (Login nodes, Data-mover nodes, Slurm scheduler, Setonix work partition, Setonix debug partition, Setonix long partition, Setonix copy partition, Setonix askaprt partition, Setonix highmem partition, Setonix gpu partition, Setonix gpu high mem partition, Setonix gpu debug partition), Storage Systems (Banksia, Data Portal Systems, CASDA Nodes, MWA ASVO), and Visualisation Services (Setonix vis nodes, CARTA - Stable).