May 20 2017 - 9:00am to May 31 2017 - 12:00pm

***This outage has been extended.***

The Linux workstations hosted in WRRB 004 will be taken offline from May 20-31, 2017. During this time, RCS staff will reconfigure them to align with

Please note the following changes:

May 11 2017 - 3:00pm to May 12 2017 - 9:30am

The $CENTER1 Lustre filesystem became temporarily unavailable to the Chinook compute nodes on May 11th around 3pm AKDT, causing some submitted jobs to fail immediately. To resolve this issue the job partitions were taken down, and any submitted jobs were placed into a waiting queue until the partitions were brought back online.

Any jobs that were in the process of running during that timeframe should be unaffected.

Mar 22 2017 - 9:00am to 5:00pm

Chinook will be taken offline for a short time on March 22, 2017, at 9:00AM AKDT to allow for the replacement of $CENTER on Chinook with a new Lustre filesystem. The new filesystem will be assigned the environment variable $CENTER1.

Mar 16 2017 - 8:00am to Mar 19 2017 - 5:00pm

The Elvey Building and RCS will be closed to occupants and visitors March 16-19, 2017.
This closure is due to an antenna installation project ( and a UAF holiday.
RCS will re-open at 8 AM on Monday, March 20.

Mar 14 2017 - 8:00am to 4:15pm

The Chinook home directory file system went down unexpectedly today. As a result, user jobs running at the time were lost.
These jobs have been requeued by Slurm and Chinook was placed back in service around 4:10 pm AKDT.