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Wednesday April 1, 2020 12:00 PM to 3:00 PM
Wednesday April 8, 2020 12:00 PM to 3:00 PM
Wednesday April 15, 2020 12:00 PM to 3:00 PM
Wednesday April 22, 2020 12:00 PM to 3:00 PM
Wednesday April 29, 2020 12:00 PM to 3:00 PM

Research Computing staff are working remotely. As such, we will hold virtual office hours Wednesdays, 12PM-3PM, via Zoom conferencing.

Zoom Link: https://harvard.zoom.us/j/255102481 (or enter 255102481) - Link only available Wednesdays 12-3pm

Harvard Zoom is available for your use at: https://harvard.zoom.us/

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Monday April 6, 2020 7:00 PM to 11:00 AM

Monthly cluster maintenance will occur on Monday, April 6, 2020 7am-11am.

Please also note that our office hours (Wednesdays 12pm -3pm) have moved online.
Details: https://www.rc.fas.harvard.edu/training/office-hours/

GENERAL MAINTENANCE

  1. Login and VDI nodes will be rebooted
    • Audience: Cluster users
    • Impact: brief disruption to users currently logged in.
  2. Upgrade singularity to latest 3.5.3 version
    • Audience: Cluster users
    • Impact: ability to run containers may briefly be unavailable
  3. Scratch cleanup ( https://docs.rc.fas.harvard.edu/kb/policy-scratch/ )
    • Audience: Cluster users
    • Impact: Files older than 90 days will be removed. 

NETWORK MAINTENANCE

  1. Expansion of @odyssey/@fasrc VPN realm to allow for 1023 more users.
    • Audience: All users
    • Impact: no visible impact expected
  2. Move of CEPR VPN realm
    • Audience: CEPR users
    • Impact: VPN connections will be unavailable for a short period
    • Details of impact will be shared with CEPR in a separate communication very soon
  3. Rebooting lic3, lic4, and epslic1 license servers
    • Audience: Windows licensed software users
    • Impact: Windows software licenses will be unavailable for a very short time

Thanks,
FAS Research Computing
https://www.rc.fas.harvard.edu
https://docs.rc.fas.harvard.edu
https://status.rc.fas.harvard.edu

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Tuesday April 28, 2020 1:00 PM

A live sessions held the last Tuesday of every month (except holidays) for new account holders or those wishing to learn more about using the FASRC cluster.

Sign up through the Harvard Training Portal

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