October 2016 Maintenance

On Wednesday, October 5, 2016, from 8:00am – 4:00pm CDT, MSI staff will perform scheduled maintenance and upgrades to the network and various MSI systems. Please note that the Tier 2 storage will be unavailable for much of the day while we update that system.

October maintenance will impact the following systems:

  • Mesabi will be generally unavailable from 8:00am - 4:00pm CDT while MSI staff make system upgrades and run performance tests.
  • Tier 2 storage will be unavailable from 7:00am - 2:00pm CDT for a core system upgrade.  
  • Primary storage (Panasas) will be unavailable from 6:00-9:00am for maintenance.  
  • NX systems will be updated (clients will need to be updated) 
  • Core admin systems will be down for firmware updates.
  • All systems will be down for Debian and CentOS updates from 7:00am - 1:00pm CDT.

Systems status is always available on our Status page

If you have any questions, please email help@msi.umn.edu.