Spirit - System Maintenance
The preventative maintenance for the AFRL DSRC SGI ICE X (SPIRIT) system, originally scheduled to complete at 1800 hours EDT Friday, 24 May, 2013, has been extended until 0900 hours EDT Saturday, 25 May, 2013.
We apologize for the inconvenience.
The AFRL DSRC SGI ICE X (SPIRIT) system will be taken down to perform preventive maintenance.
Between 0800 hours EDT Thursday, 23 May, 2013 and 1800 hours EDT Friday, 24 May, 2013, the entire SPIRIT system will be unavailable.
We recommend you review the following important user notes and take any necessary action to minimize impact to your project schedules.
Important User Notes:
- Thursday, 16 May, 2013: Beginning at 0800 hours EDT, queues on SPIRIT start draining. No new jobs will start on SPIRIT that will not finish by the time of the outage.
- Friday, 24 May, 2013: Beginning at 1800 hours EDT, SPIRIT is back in production. New jobs may be submitted.
- Advance Reservation Service (ARS) - Unavailable: Reservations cannot be made for this period between 0800 hours EDT Thursday, 23 May, 2013 and 1800 hours EDT Friday, 24 May, 2013.
- Users' files will be given 1 extra day of file lifetime.
The AFRL DSRC STRONGLY suggests that users move data from workspace to the Mass Storage Archival System (MSAS) PRIOR to this preventive maintenance period. Data on workspace is volatile and is not automatically backed up.
The Kerberos Key Distribution Center (KDC) and User Authentication Service (UAS) servers will remain available.
If you have any questions, please call the Consolidated Customer Assistance Center (CCAC) at 877-CCAC-039 (877 222-2039).