[Labs-announce] Reminder: DNS maintenance window on Thursday, 14:00 UTC

Andrew Bogott abogott at wikimedia.org
Thu May 5 13:27:19 UTC 2016

Reminder:  This is beginning in 30 minutes.

On 5/3/16 10:17 AM, Andrew Bogott wrote:
> This Thursday we're going to do some fairly intrusive rearranging of 
> the Labs DNS system[1].  No action is required on the part of Labs 
> users, but be ready for the following:
> - For some or all of the window I will be disabling instance creation 
> and deletion.  Attempts to create or delete instances (or perform any 
> other actions that use the nova API) will fail with unhelpful error 
> messages.
> - CI will be partially or completely broken (some CI tests require new 
> instance creation)
> - In theory there will not be DNS service interruptions, but in 
> practice there may be.
> This change is part of a series of planned DNS updates intended to 
> improve redundancy and performance.  Expect an hour of weirdness 
> beginning at 14:00 UTC, 7:00 AM San Francisco.
> [1] https://phabricator.wikimedia.org/T128737

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