Update 20/05/21 13:13

The latest version of ABAQUS is now working on BlueBEAR so please run the latest ABAQUS app install: https://bear-apps.bham.ac.uk/applications/ABAQUS/2021-hotfix-2117/

If you need to run an older version of ABAQUS then please see the details in the update below from 19/04.

Update 19/04/21 12:07

We now have a workaround to the ABAQUS issue (described below), if you are affected by the ABAQUS problem we can provide details and support if you log a ticket here: https://intranet.birmingham.ac.uk/bear/sd/help-with-bear-compute


Since the BEAR systems work last week, we have experienced some licence issues and these have now been fixed.

We are now aware of an issue with using ABAQUS on BlueBEAR. This is currently being investigated and further updates will be provided in due course.

There have been some changes to applications available on BlueBEAR – please see https://intranet.birmingham.ac.uk/bear/2020-os-upgrade for more details about these.

Apologies for any inconvenience caused.