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Quest Downtime Scheduled to Begin September 12

Posted Date: 3 Aug 2022

Effective Date: 3 Aug 2022

Northwestern IT is performing scheduled maintenance on the Quest computing cluster, including the Quest Analytics Nodes and the Kellogg Linux Cluster (KLC), beginning at 5 a.m. on Monday, September 12, and ending at approximately 5 a.m. on Tuesday, September 20. This maintenance is necessary to apply critical system patches and upgrades that have become available since the last downtime. Quest, including access to data on Quest, will be unavailable throughout the entire maintenance period.

During this downtime, the following maintenance will be performed:

Impact on the Quest User Community

Please visit the Status of University IT Services for updates during the maintenance window.

If you have questions or concerns about this scheduled maintenance, please contact the Research Computing Services team at

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