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Message 5156 - Posted: 26 Sep 2017, 12:25:22 UTC

An upgrade to the CMS@Home workflow management system (WMAgent) is planned for tomorrow (Wed Sep 27th). This needs the current batch of jobs to be stopped so that the queue is empty. I plan to do this about 0700-0800 UTC on Wednesday.
To avoid "error while computing" task failures and the resulting back-off of your daily quotas, we suggest you set all your CMS machines to No New Tasks at least 12 hours beforehand to allow current tasks to time out in the normal way. You can stop BOINC once all your tasks are finished, if you wish.
Exactly how long the intervention will take is unclear, and there will be a delay of up to an hour to get a new batch of jobs queued afterwards. I will post here when jobs are available again, hopefully before the end of the day European time.
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Message 5160 - Posted: 27 Sep 2017, 13:24:53 UTC - in response to Message 5156.  

One particular component is taking time to drain. We may not have more CMS jobs until some time on Thursday. Naturally I'll let you know as soon as we are running again but for now feel free to let your computers relax, or work on some other project overnight.
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Message 5162 - Posted: 27 Sep 2017, 21:44:41 UTC - in response to Message 5160.  

One particular component is taking time to drain. We may not have more CMS jobs until some time on Thursday. Naturally I'll let you know as soon as we are running again but for now feel free to let your computers relax, or work on some other project overnight.

The update has been done, and jobs are flowing again.
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