[Labs-announce] IMPORTANT: Security reboots everywhere tomorrow
abogott at wikimedia.org
Wed Jun 21 13:56:49 UTC 2017
Reminder: These reboots will start in about 5 minutes.
On 6/20/17 11:38 AM, Andrew Bogott wrote:
> Good morning!
> In order to plug a newly-revealed security hole, we need to upgrade
> kernels everywhere and reboot everything. I'll be doing this for all
> instances and VM hosts tomorrow, 2017-06-21, beginning at 14:00UTC
> (aka 7AM in San Francisco).
> Project admins should expect instances to be shut down for 10-15
> minutes and then restarted at some point tomorrow. I don't expect the
> process to take absolutely all day, but it might. If you have an
> instance that is a special case and you need it to be restarted during
> a more specific window, please respond to me directly with details
> about what you need and we'll try to make it happen.
> These reboots should have minimal impact on things running in Tools,
> although it's always good to keep an eye out -- some tools are unable
> to recover from a shift between nodes and need a manual restart.
> Sorry for the inconvenience!
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