The Informatics Forum building will be closed to all staff and students from 9.30am until 11.30am on Monday 21st December for inspection of the building's electricity substation. Nobody, apart from authorised estates personnel, will be permitted in the building during the closure. The majority of School computing services will be unavailable from early on Monday morning until around 12.30pm (further details below).

Consequently:

  • Please do not enter the Forum from 9.30 to 11.30 on the 21st.
  • If possible, plan to work at home during this time.
  • If you urgently need to be in office space during that time then contact your admin support now.
  • If you urgently need a specific admin support task done during that time then contact your admin support now.
  • If you urgently need access to some computing service during that time then contact computing support now.

Services which will be available during the power outage

mail (but not mailing lists)
network at AT
MDP Windows PCs at AT
School Database inc. dblogin.inf (published updates will not take place)
Teaching Database Server
DICE desktops in AT teaching labs
Matlab (research)
www.inf.ed.ac.uk
wiki.inf.ed.ac.uk
homepages.inf.ed.ac.uk
wcms.inf.ed.ac.uk
some AFS home directories
OpenVPN - AT endpoint

AFS home directories during the power outage.

Only those AFS home directories served from squonk, crocotta, bunyip and cameleopard will be affected. You can tell (from Linux) which server your home directory is served from by running the following at the shell :-

[duns]ascobie: cd ~ ; fs whereis .
File . is on host squonk.inf.ed.ac.uk 
[duns]ascobie: 

You can also check via this web page https://www.inf.ed.ac.uk/systems/support/checkhomedir.html, note you may be asked to log in at the weblogin.inf.ed.ac.uk URL, in which case give your DICE username and password.

Services which will be unavailable until 12.30pm on Monday 21st December

Group Service/hostname
File-AFS squonk  
File-AFS crocotta  
File-AFS bunyip  
File-AFS cameleopard
File-NFS stumer - /group/project/ICSA  
File-NFS stumer - /group/project/migration  
File-NFS stumer - /group/project/ventures  
File-NFS stumer - /group/admin/bpadmin  
File-NFS stumer - /group/admin/fhadmin  
File-NFS stumer - /group/admin/kbadmin  
File-NFS stumer - /group/admin/bioadmin  
File-NFS stumer - /group/admin/recadmin  
File-NFS stumer - /group/admin/room3421  
File-NFS stumer - /group/admin/ito  
File-NFS stumer - /group/admin/ipabadmin  
File-NFS stumer - /group/admin/school  
File-NFS stumer - /group/admin/raeadmin  
File-NFS stumer - /group/admin/igsadmin  
File-NFS stumer - /group/admin/agsapps  
File-NFS stumer - /group/admin/DTCadmin  
File-NFS stumer - /group/admin/dccadmin  
File-NFS stumer - /group/admin/prgfiles  
File-NFS stumer - /group/admin/mklmda  
File-NFS stumer - /group/admin/at678admin  
File-NFS stumer - /group/conferences/qest  
File-NFS mullo - /group/project/statmt[5,6,7,8,9,10,11,12,13]  
File-NFS mullo - /group/project/ami[9,10]  
File-NFS mullo - /group/project/cstr[1,2,3]  
File-NFS mullo - /group/corpora/public  
File-smb admin-samba  
File ifile.inf.ed.ac.uk  
Web www.dai.ed.ac.uk  
Web www.dcs.ed.ac.uk  
Web www.cogsci.ed.ac.uk  
Web www.iccs.inf.ed.ac.uk  
Web www.hcrc.ed.ac.uk  
Web www.edinburghstanfordlink.org  
Web www.tech-entrepreneur.org  
Web www.techent.org  
Web mac-john.cogsci.ed.ac.uk  
Web www.eslink.org  
Web www.creent.org  
Compute student.compute  
Compute staff.compute  
Compute heffalump  
Compute beowulf  
Misc room booking system  
Misc cvs.inf.ed.ac.uk  
Misc svn.inf.ed.ac.uk  
Misc puffin - demos/symposium/elgg
Misc Adobe Connect server - puma  
Misc coltex.inf.ed.ac.uk  
Misc Matlab (teaching)  
Misc Maple3 licensing  
Misc Webots licensing  
Misc projects.inf.ed.ac.uk  
Misc openconf server  
Misc kerberos - changing passwords  
Misc devproj server shutdown
Net Forum edge switches rolling shutdown from 09:00
Net openvpn - Forum end point  
Teaching ITO RT  
Mail mailing lists  
ANC enceladus shutdown Monday morning
DTC jupiter1 shutdown Sunday evening
DTC jupiter2 shutdown Sunday evening
DTC jupiter3 shutdown Sunday evening
CSTR/TXM aristo shutdown Monday morning
CSTR/TXM baphomet shutdown
CSTR/TXM kairos shutdown Monday morning
CSTR/TXM lindor shutdown Monday morning
CSTR/TXM mcgahey shutdown Friday afternoon
CSTR/TXM pasta shutdown Monday morning
CSTR/TXM ratte shutdown
CSTR/TXM roseval shutdown
CSTR/TXM scargill shutdown Monday
CSTR/TXM stakhanov shutdown
CSTR/TXM zondar shutdown Monday morning
Bioinformatics hamburg  
Bioinformatics cologne  
Bioinformatics bioboy  
Bioinformatics biodbserver  
MRG ossian  
CISA/MRG broom  
CISA/MRG methven  
ICSA copacabana  
ICSA ipanema  
ICSA leblon  
ICSA genipabu  
ICSA pasta pasta project
ICSA phantom  
HCRC colonsay shutdown Sunday evening
LFD pepa  
CSTR orator  

Condor Jobs during the outage

Jobs started on a Forum desktop or server will be killed at the powerdown. Jobs started elsewhere will run as normal, though any Forum pool hosts will of course be unavailable.

-- AlastairScobie - 09 Dec 2009 -- GrahamDutton - 11 Dec 2009

Topic revision: r13 - 18 Dec 2009 - 16:48:21 - AlisonDownie
 
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