May 2018 Maintenance

On Wednesday, May 2, 2018, MSI staff will perform scheduled maintenance and upgrades to various MSI systems. Primary Storage, Mesabi, and Itasca will be unavailable throughout much of the day.

A global system reservation will start at 6am on May 2. Jobs that cannot be completed before 6am on May 2 will be held until after maintenance and then started once the system returns to production status.

May maintenance will include:

  • Primary Storage (Panasas) Update
    • Primary Storage will be completely offline Wednesday morning
  • Mesabi OS upgrade
  • Itasca OS upgrade
  • General Windows updates

If you have any questions, please email

Systems status is always available on our Status page.