[Theforum] Short Down Time for Upgrade

Martin Burns martin at easyweb.co.uk
Thu Aug 15 12:57:07 CDT 2002

On Thu, 15 Aug 2002, Ron Dorman wrote:

> Apologies for all the cross posts, but don't know a better way to get
> this to everyone.  Please keep all responses on the theforum.
> We will be doing a backbone router upgrade starting at midnight on
> Saturday, Aug 17.  With this upgrade there should not be any downtime,
> but possibility of 30-60 minute outage exists.
> During the router upgrade seems to be a good time to move the evolt.org
> servers to the new circuits.
> 1)
> a) What says everyone about a definite 30 minute downtime for the
> changes/upgrades
> b) or a possible downtime without moving the servers to the new circuits?

That time of night on a Saturday? Make the move if it's a sensible one.

> 3) Once we know which option we want to take, we need to get an
> announcement out quick.


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