Server maintenance for 15 mins Monday 8/25/14 – 4am (ServInt Status) – @ServIntStatus
Server maintenance for 15 mins Monday from 4am to likely 4:15am … ServInt Status.
On Monday, August 25th at 4am datacenter local time we will be performing a series of reboots across our entire Flex VPS, Flex Dedicated and SolidFire customer base to improve the security and stability of systems. The maintenance will accomplish two important tasks:
To reboot onto a kernel that addresses intermittent stability issues that have been seen on the most recent vendor-supplied Linux kernels.
To install a stable, *live kernel image patching system* – part of the series of recently announced service upgrades – that will limit the need for future reboots.
We believe that the new kernel will provide a marked improvement in stability, and are particularly excited about the addition of the live kernel image patching system. In rare circumstances, kernel updates that address stability may still require future reboots. However, most required kernel updates we issue address security issues. Following this maintenance, we will be able to provide most kernel security updates *without a reboot*.
We expect the maintenance window to last approximately two hours, and during that time, your server is likely to be inaccessible for approximately 15 minutes from the time of reboot.
We’ll update this post if anything doesn’t work out.
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