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<b>July 30, 2020, 9:00 AM</b> Project backup in progress but incomplete: please be aware that after we deployed the new, larger storage appliance for scratch and project two months ago, we started a full backup of project (1.5PB). This backup is taking a while to complete, and there are still a few areas which have not been backed up fully. Please be careful to not delete things from project that you still need, in particular if they are recently added material.
  
<b>April 20, 2020: Security Incident at Cedar; implications for Niagara users</b>
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<b>July 27, 2020, 5:00 PM:</b> Scheduler issues resolved.
 
 
Last week, it became evident that the Cedar GP cluster had been
 
comprimised for several weeks.  The passwords of at least two
 
Compute Canada users were known to the attackers. One of these was
 
used to escalate privileges on Cedar, as explained on
 
https://status.computecanada.ca/view_incident?incident=423.
 
 
 
These accounts were used to login to Niagara as well, but Niagara
 
did not have the same security loophole as Cedar (which has been
 
fixed), and no further escalation was observed on Niagara.
 
 
 
Reassuring as that may sound, it is not known how the passwords of
 
the two user accounts were obtained. Given this uncertainty, the
 
SciNet team *strongly* recommends that you change your password on
 
https://ccdb.computecanada.ca/security/change_password, and remove
 
any SSH keys and regenerate new ones (see
 
https://docs.scinet.utoronto.ca/index.php/SSH_keys).
 
 
 
<b> SciNet/Niagara Downtime Announcement, May 6-7, 2020</b>
 
  
All resources at SciNet will undergo a two-day maintenance shutdown on May 6th and 7th 2020, starting at 7 am EDT on Wednesday May 6th.  There will be no access to any of the SciNet systems (Niagara, Mist, HPSS, Teach cluster, or the file systems) or systems hosted at the SciNet data centre. We expect to be able to bring the systems back online the evening of May 7th.
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<b>July 27, 2020, 3:00 PM:</b> Scheduler issues. We are investigating.
  
 
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Revision as of 20:23, 30 July 2020

System Status

Niagara HPSS Mist Teach
Jupyter Hub Scheduler File system Burst Buffer
Login Nodes External Network Globus

July 30, 2020, 9:00 AM Project backup in progress but incomplete: please be aware that after we deployed the new, larger storage appliance for scratch and project two months ago, we started a full backup of project (1.5PB). This backup is taking a while to complete, and there are still a few areas which have not been backed up fully. Please be careful to not delete things from project that you still need, in particular if they are recently added material.

July 27, 2020, 5:00 PM: Scheduler issues resolved.

July 27, 2020, 3:00 PM: Scheduler issues. We are investigating.

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