KAUST Supercomputing Laboratory Newsletter 7th September

SCC UPS Battery and Capacitor Replacement

Shaheen will be running at a slightly reduced capacity between 10th and 21st September whilst the Data Centre team works on UPS improvements.

Maintenance Session Tuesday 20th September

The next scheduled maintenance on Shaheen will be Tuesday 20th September from 08:00 until 17:00. There will no access to the system during this period.

Two Factor Authentication

Following the maintenance session on 20th Sept, we will be moving to Two-Factor Authentication for all users. Please ensure that you have set up and tested your 2FA connection before this date. Further details can be found at https://www.hpc.kaust.edu.sa/content/two-factor-authentication-shaheen

RCAC Meeting

The project submission deadline for the next RCAC meeting is 30th September 2016. Please note that the RCAC meetings are held once per month. Projects received on or before this deadline will be included in the agenda for the next RCAC meeting, scheduled to be held in October 2016. The detailed procedure and the forms are available here:


Neser Last Day of Operation

Please note this system will be decommissioned on 30th November 2016.

After this date all data in /project and /home will be deleted. Please ensure that you have transferred any data you wish to retain.

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