February 2020 Maintenance

On Wednesday, February 5, 2020, MSI staff will perform scheduled maintenance and upgrade to various MSI systems. Primary Storage, Mesabi, and Mangi will be unavailable throughout much of the day.

A global system reservation will start at 5:00 a.m. on February 5. Jobs that cannot be completed before 5:00 a.m. on February 5 will be held until after maintenance and then started once the system returns to production status.

February maintenance will include:

  • Mesabi OS updates
  • LabQi Shutdown
    • All lab queues will be disabled for users 
  • nice.msi.umn.edu upgrade
    • Rolling out updated NICE infrastructure
    • The rollout includes moving NICE from CentOS 6 to 7
    • The new NICE interface will be 100% web-based
  • Internal systems updates

Systems status is always available on our Status page

If you have any questions or need assistance, please contact the MSI Help Desk through our online Support Request Form, via email at help@msi.umn.edu, or by calling 612-626-0802.