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New CMS Helpdesk

On Thurs 1st July 2021 the NCAS-CMS Modelling Helpdesk will move to a new Discourse Forum available at (Note new URL).

The current helpdesk will then become read-only. Any active queries will be moved to the new system.

To raise a query (topic) you will need to sign up for an account at the above URL.

Please read the following “Welcome” post for further information:

PUMA is back

PUMA was successfully rebooted and is now available for use again.


PUMA has gone down. We've arranged for server room access tomorrow morning and will update users when we know more.

In addition we are unable to send to the PUMA mailing list as there appears to be a problem with the Reading mail server.

Apologies for any inconvenience.


  • ARCHER will end on Jan 27th - please note, this means no access whatsoever subsequently
  • NEXCS will now continue to late June - this represents a five month extension of the service in light of delays with ARCHER2

CMS Support over the Christmas Period

In line with university Christmas closure periods, the CMS team will be unavailable from 19th December 2020 until 4th January 2021.

We wish you all a Merry Christmas and Happy New Year.