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 ====== Scheduled Maintenance ====== ====== Scheduled Maintenance ======
 +
 +This page is being updated.
  
 ===== Upgrade of machines 2017 ===== ===== Upgrade of machines 2017 =====
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 Machines to upgrade: **30** Machines to upgrade: **30**
  
-**Reasons:**  +==== Reasons: ​====  
-Main reasons ​is to avoid security holes and update libraries. +  ​* ​Main reason ​is to avoid security holes and update libraries. 
-Libraries not present in the distribution will be provided ​ +  ​* ​Libraries not present in the distribution will be provided with a new mechanism implemented with success by Lunarc. It will be in a test state during 2017
-with a new mechanism implemented with success by Lunarc. It will be in a test state  +  * OpenSuse 13.1 is out of support since November 2016; the software is already old. 
-during 2017.+ 
 +==== Target distribution ==== 
 + 
 +  * Ubuntu 16.04 will be supported until 2021 and is my preference. There will be no more machine update until that time. 
 +  * OpenSuSE Leap can be installed upon request. Its release cycle and support is unclear, therefore I am not supporting it anymore.
  
 ==== Tentative Schedule ==== ==== Tentative Schedule ====
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 ==== Status of other machines ==== ==== Status of other machines ====
  
-==== Target distribution ​====+Papaya will be updated to a more powerful machine running centos7. It will run all services on a raid 1 sw disk set. 
 +  * nis master 
 +  * cups print server 
 +  * mathematica license 
 +  * intel license (if matfys buys a new one) 
 + 
 + 
 +===== Upgrade of vespa 2017 ===== 
 + 
 +Decision pending: centos6 or centos7 
 + 
 +From https://​wiki.centos.org/​About/​Product : 
 + 
 +^              ^ CentOS6 ^ CentOS7 ^ 
 +^ Full Updates | Q2 2017 | Q4 2020 | 
 +^ Maintenance Updates | November 30th, 2020 | June 30th, 2024 | 
 + 
 +Probably CentOS7 for all machines is the best choice. 
 +==== Timeline ==== 
 +  
 +  - Update vespa.teorfys.lu.se to a new machine with CentOS7  
 +    * define salt states for it 
 +    * install intel license server 
 +    * install salt? 
 +    * install tftp 
 +    * install needed pxe boot stuff for nodes 
 +    * %DATE% Switch old vespa frontend to new vespa frontend 
 + 
 +  - Update n3 as guinea pig 
 +    * %DATE% switch off n3 
 +    * clone disk to a virtual machine for future use 
 +    * update to latest ILOM 
 +    * define salt config states  
 +    * install slurm 
 +    * test slurm interactive mode 
 +    * install eb 
 +    * install modules: new env must be completely based on modules, no more specific profile.sh 
 + 
 +  - Update n6 as guinea pig  
 +    * %DATE% switch off n6 
 +    * test automatic rebuilt of n3 setup on demand 
 +==== front ends ==== 
 + 
 +  * vespa.teorfys.lu.se:​ will be changed to a newer machine  
 +  * vespa2.matfys.lth.se:​ the system will be updated 
 + 
 +==== old nodes n1-n5 ==== 
 + 
 +Intel 
 + 
 +==== old nodes n6-n10 ==== 
 + 
 +Opteron! Will CentOS7 run on those? Test on n6 
 + 
 +==== old nodes n11-n12 ​====
  
- * Ubuntu 16.04 will be supported until 2021 and is my preference. There will be no more +==== new nodes n13-n20 ====
-   ​machine update until that time. +
- * OpenSuSE Leap can be installed upon request. Its release cycle and support is unclear, therefore I am not supporting it anymore.+
  
 +  * no planned update at the moment. They run CentOS6.x and easybuild.
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