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NCAR & UCAR Notices

Event Date Details
webpub Server to be Taken Offline on Sept. 15th, 2014 Sep 15 2014 (All day) This is a reminder that the old webpub.ucar.edu server will be taken offline on the 15th of this month. All users should be transitioning or transitioned over to nwebpub.ucar.edu, which will be renamed to webpub.ucar.edu on the 15th.
Erebus down from Sept. 15th through Sept. 19th. Sep 15 2014 - 7:00am to Sep 19 2014 - 5:00pm Erebus will be unavailable from Monday Sep 15 2014 6:00 AM MDT until Friday Sep 19 2014 5:00 PM MDT for the upgrade of RedHat Enterprise Linux to 6.4 along with all associated HPC Software Stack, firmwares, UEFI, IMM, Switch firmwares.
Kernal Update on WEG production servers Sep 16 2014 - 7:30pm to 7:45pm Daniel Urist will be updating the kernel on all WEG production servers this evening. There will be brief outages of services during this time; none should last more than 10 minutes.

SERVICES AFFECTED
WEG Frontend Production Cluster (nweb1.ucar.edu, nweb2.ucar.edu, nweb3.ucar.edu, nweb4.ucar.edu)
WEG Backend Cluster (zweb) (zweb1.ucar.edu, zweb2.ucar.edu, zweb3.ucar.edu, zweb4.ucar.edu, zweb5.ucar.edu)

DEPENDENT SERVICES AFFECTED
CASG Major Changes
ExtraView Production - Changes
LDAP (ldap.ucar.edu)
LDAPHPC (ldaphpc.ucar.edu)
Notifier (notifier.ucar.edu)
WEG Application Proxy (aproxy.ucar.edu)
WEG Auth REST API (auth.api.ucar.edu)
WEG Confluence Wiki (wiki.ucar.edu)
WEG Drupal Production Server
WEG Drupal Test Server
WEG EZProxy
WEG JIRA Issue Tracker (jira.ucar.edu)
WEG MySQL Database Server for Drupal (drupalsql.ucar.edu)
WEG MySQL Database Server for Library Apps (tamborasql.ucar.edu)
WEG MySQL Database Server for People DB (merapisql.ucar.edu)
WEG MySQL Database Server for WEG Apps (salaksql.ucar.edu)
WEG MySQL Database Server for WEG customers (sql.ucar.edu)
WEG Opinio Survey Service (survey.ucar.edu)
WEG People DB, People Search, People REST API, Synchronizer (merapisql.ucar.edu, people.api.ucar.edu, people.ucar.edu)
WEG Redmine Production Server
WEG SAM (Systems Accounting Manager)
WEG Subversion Server (subversion.ucar.edu)
WEG Video Server (video.ucar.edu)
WEG Web Hosting Services (general announcements about UCAR Web)

PRIMARY CONTACT
Daniel Urist
durist@ucar.edu
303-497-2459
Caldera Operational Change Request Sep 24 2014 - 8:00am to Sep 30 2014 - 5:00pm Replace and upgrade all the Tesla 2070Q cards on all Caldera nodes to the Tesla K20x cards.

1. Set AR and remove 4 Caldera nodes from LSF for 9/24/2014 so that SSG can install/upgrade the tesla K20x cards and associated drivers on the 4
nodes. Repeat the process for 4 additional nodes a day until all 16 nodes are upgraded. ETA for work completion is 5:00 PM 9/30/2014.

2. SSG will conduct tests and upon success ask CSG to test the new cards. - 9/24-30/2014

3. SSG will return the upgraded nodes to users asa we get the ok from CSG.

4. SSG and CSG will monitor the nodes with the K20x & Caldera nodes for any anomalies after return to users.

START: Wed Sep 24 2014 8:00 AM MDT
DURATION: 40 hours

SERVICES AFFECTED
Geyser and Caldera
Change Request

DEPENDENT SERVICES AFFECTED
CISL Status

PRIMARY CONTACT
Irfan Elahi
irfan@ucar.edu
303-497-1831

SECONDARY CONTACTS
Jonathan Roberts
robertsj@ucar.edu
307-996-4320