[Labs-announce] Many instance reboots Tuesday, 2016-11-01 at 18:00 UTC
abogott at wikimedia.org
Tue Nov 1 23:44:05 UTC 2016
This is now mostly done.
Unfortunately, there are quite a few instances with broken packages,
full disks, etc. that I was unable to patch automatically, so I'm
logging into them one-by-one and fixing things by hand. I'm about
half-way done with that, and I don't expect to have this done tonight,
so the instances listed below should expect a reboot sometime in the
next 24 hours or so.
I'll send another email when I'm well and truly done with this.
Instances still in need of patching:
On 10/26/16 3:32 PM, Andrew Bogott wrote:
> In order to address a security issue, we are patching and rebooting
> many physical Labs hosts. The final round of reboots will take place
> on Tuesday, beginning at 18:00 UTC (11:00 AM San Francisco time).
> All virtualization hosts except for labvirt1001 will be rebooted on
> Tuesday. That means that all instances EXCEPT those on labvirt1001*
> will be rebooted. In general a reboot involves 5-20 minutes of
> downtime for the instance; in unusual cases a second reboot may be
> The labs operations team will manage tool queues and services, so
> interruption to services on Tools should be minimal.
> Apologies in advance for the downtime.
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