Week of
Mon, Jun 7

  • Major Upgrade on Federated IdP Proxy    6/7/2021
    Mon Jun 7 14:38:13 EDT 2021

    This item has been posted to rhic-rcf-l@lists.bnl.gov, sdcc_users-l@lists.bnl.gov

    Summary: Major upgrade on Federated IdP Proxy

    Duration: 10-11am, Jun 8th 2021

    Group Responsible: Central Web Services

    Affected Area: Accessing external resources using Federated IdP Authentications

    Maintenance Type: Transparent

    Submitted By: Mizuki Karasawa

    Description: The proxy for federated IdP will be upgraded 10am on 6/8/21. Although transparent but may require re-authentication if accessing external resources using federated IdP during this scheduled window.

Week of
Mon, Apr 26

  • RCF webmail maintenance    4/29/2021
    Thu Apr 29 11:50:39 EDT 2021

    This item has been posted to rhic-rcf-l@lists.bnl.gov

    Summary: The RCF webmail service https://webmail.rhic.bnl.gov will be moved to a new reverse web proxy. The move should be transparent in nature. No interruption is expected.

    Duration: 04/30/2010 - 9am

    Group Responsible: General Services.

    Affected Area: https://webmail.rhic.bnl.gov

    Expected User Impact: No impact expected.

    Maintenance Type: "Transparent" Submitted By: General Services.

    Description: The RCF webmail service https://webmail.rhic.bnl.gov will be moved to a new reverse web proxy. The move should be transparent in nature. No interruption is expected.

Week of
Mon, Apr 19

  • Due to hardware related issues, some files will be unavailable in /gpfs01    4/19/2021
    Mon Apr 19 18:17:37 EDT 2021

    This item has been posted to rhic-rcf-l@lists.bnl.gov

    Summary: Due to hardware related issues, some files will be unavailable in /gpfs01/ and will return with an IO error.

    Duration: April 19th 2021 1pm - April 21 2021 1pm.

    Group Responsible: General services.

    Affected Area: Central storage

    Expected User Impact: Users can continue to read/write to the filesystem but reads to some files will fail will IO errors.

    Maintenance Type: "Service Interruption"

    Submitted By: General services

    Description: Due to hardware related issues, some files will be unavailable in /gpfs01/ and will return with an IO error. Users can continue to read/write to the filesystem but reads to some files will fail will IO errors.

Week of
Mon, Apr 12

  • Public MatterMost channel for new website    4/16/2021
    Fri Apr 16 15:13:37 EDT 2021

    This item has been posted to sdcc_users-l@lists.bnl.gov, usatlas-users-l@lists.bnl.gov, bnl-shared-tier3-l@lists.bnl.gov

    Submitted By: Tony Wong (tony@bnl.gov

    Description:

    The SDCC recently unveiled its new website http://www.sdcc.bnl.gov that serves as the entry point to facility services and support. In addition, we have created a public MatterMost channel for feedback and recommendations on the new website. Users are welcome to join this channel (see link below) and participate.

    https://chat.sdcc.bnl.gov/bnl/channels/sdcc-website-feedback

    Please note that this channel is not meant to be used for support issues (broken links, missing documentation, request for changes, etc). Support requests must be made through the RT ticket system (go to http://www.sdcc.bnl.gov and select "Get Help").



  • NoMachine/NX Service Update    4/15/2021
    Thu Apr 15 16:13:09 EDT 2021

    This item has been posted to rhic-rcf-l@lists.bnl.gov, sdcc_users-l@lists.bnl.gov, usatlas-users-l@lists.bnl.gov

    Summary: The current NX service ( on nx01/nx02/nx06/nx07.rcf.bnl.gov atlasnx01/atlasnx02.usatlas.bnl.gov) will be deprecated May 4th , 2021. Please follow instructions for the new NX service: https://www.sdcc.bnl.gov/resources/services/nomachine-nx

    Duration: May 4th

    Group Responsible: GCE

    Affected Area: NX service

    Expected User Impact: The NX sessions on nx01/nx02/nx06/nx07/atlasnx01/atlasnx02 servers will be terminated. Please transition to the new NX service.

    Maintenance Type: Service Interruption Submitted By: Saroj Kandasamy, saroj@bnl.govv

    Description: The current NX servers (nx01/nx02/x06/nx07.rcf.bnl.gov, atlasnx01/atlasnx02.usatlas.bnl.gov) will be deprecated. Please follow instructions for the new NX service: https://www.sdcc.bnl.gov/resources/services/nomachine-nx

  • HPC clusters update     4/15/2021
    Thu Apr 15 12:33:06 EDT 2021

    This item has been posted to sdcc_users-l@lists.bnl.gov

    Hi all,

    The clusters are back to normal operations starting 12:30 pm.

    The system affected were IC cluster, Skylake cluster and the volta cluster.

    Regards, Costin

Last Modified June 7, 2021
RACF Staff