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h5. Announcements
The Cy-Tera system will be shutdown during the forthcoming Friday, 1st of November 2013, for scheduled maintenance.
We anticipate that the system will come back by the end of the day.

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h5. Monthly Maintenance Policy

HPC Sites will perform ordinary systems’ maintenance once a month. The maintenance window for Cy-Tera is *every first Monday of the month*.

In case of emergency, i.e. any upgrade/change requiring immediate action, the maintenance will occur as soon as possible. Users will be informed accordingly.

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h5. Disk Quota Policy

Each user is given an initial disk quota of 20 GB for their $HOME directory.

All users have disk quota in their $WORK directory, according to the allocation that was given to their project.

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h5. Back up Policy
Only the $HOME directory is backed up.

The $WORK directory is not backed up and users have to transfer their data from the system after the end of their project.

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h5. Queues and Job Submission
Information about the queues implemented on Cy-Tera and Job Submission can be found [here|UserDoc:Cy-Tera Queues].

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h5. Useful commands on Cy-Tera

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showq # displays information about active, eligible, blocked, and/or recently completed jobs.
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ns # displays the current node status.
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qhist # displays usage per group and per group member.
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