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

Andrew Bogott abogott at wikimedia.org
Thu May 5 16:31:44 UTC 2016

This is all done now.  As always, please let me know if you experience 
any irregularities.

Thank you for your patience!


On 5/5/16 10:39 AM, Andrew Bogott wrote:
> Update -- everything you care about (new instance creation, CI) is now 
> working fine. I have a few things to iron out regarding domain 
> creation, but as far as 99% of users are concerned this window is 
> finished.
> -Andrew
> On 5/5/16 8:27 AM, Andrew Bogott wrote:
>> 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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