Update 9/15/16 8:15 AM EDT
The Storage Area Network rebuild is complete as of this morning. The HRRR and NAM Surface are back on-line and will be updating as usual. We appreciate your patience as we went through is period maintenance on the systems.
Update 9/14/16 11:30AM EDT
Work continues rebuilding the Storage Area Network. Unforeseen problems with the new hardware have delayed getting the systems back on-line. We hope that the new parts that arrived this morning will resolve this and the network and disk subsystems should be back up later today.
Update: 9/13/16 3:30 AM EDT
Work continues rebuilding the storage array. Problems were encountered and have delayed getting all the virtual machines back on-line. We do anticipate all the servers to be operational later today.
Update Monday 9/12/16 12:15 PM EDT
A problem was discovered with the NAM. It is being corrected and the 12Z run is being run and should be available around 17:30Z
NAM – NOAAPORT is available.
Update: Monday 9/12/16 10:00 AM EDT
Work continues on the Storage Area Network. We expect the HRRR and NAM Surface Products to be off-line for much of the afternoon today. The GFS-Hi-res may be off-line for a brief period of time as well, however the GFS -NOAAPORT will remain on-line.
We apologize for these interruptions of service, but due to a bug in the disk controller firmware, which caused a corruption of the data on our SAN. We are having to off load all our data and rebuild our SAN. This is allowing us to also upgrade the SAN to an all SSD SAN which will be much faster.
Thank you for your patience.
On Saturday (9/10/16) afternoon we will be upgrading our high speed storage area network. In doing so, we will be forced to move some running servers off-line for a period of time this weekend. A few of the operational products will likely be impacted for several hours while the hardware is being upgraded.
We expect the following to be off-line for up to 12 hours.
NAM Surface Products
We will update the site once all the products are full restored.
If there is a major weather event this weekend, we will postpone the hardware maintenance.