July 2020 Maintenance

On Wednesday, July 1, 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 July 1. Jobs that cannot be completed before 5:00 a.m. on July 1 will be held until after maintenance and then started once the system returns to production status.

July maintenance will include:

  • Mesabi updates
    • Yum updates
    • Kernel updates
  • Mangi firmware updates
    • BIOS 2.14 will be updated to 2.36
  • NICE
    • Migrate NICE DNC host from LabQ hardware to new NICE DCV2020 hardware
    • Post maintenance day, ALL 2D and 3D NICE sessions will launch via the browser
  • Internal system updates
    • Kernel updates with bug fixes

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 or via email to help@msi.umn.edu.