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SITE OUTAGE 2/18/16 2-3AM EST

Posted: Wed Feb 17, 2016 10:35 pm
by Lanik
FYI the site will be down for an hour as detailed below:
We hope you're doing well today. As part of our commitment to provide a premier hosting service, we have scheduled the following server security maintenance affecting your account for lanik.us. Please read the details below carefully:

Maintenance type:
Security Patch - Reboot

Reason for Maintenance:
A recent vulnerability with CentOS 6 and 7 operating systems has been exposed [https://access.redhat.com/articles/2161461]. This requires a patch installation and reboot in order to secure servers running these operating systems. Our team has already patched our shared and reseller servers for this vulnerability, but a reboot is still required at this time.

Action to be taken:
Our team is will be rebooting your server tonight, within the maintenance window listed below, in order to complete the security patch installation.

Clients affected:
All clients on the server.

Maintenance window:
START - February 18th, 2016 @ 2:00AM EST
FINISH - February 18th, 2016 @ 3:00AM EST

Data center:
Orlando DC2

Estimated amount of downtime:
We understand the importance of keeping your sites and services online, and our team will be working as quickly as possible to complete this task. As of now, our system administrators expect no more than 10-15 minutes of service interruption while your server is rebooted within the maintenance window.

Thank you so much for taking the time to review this notice. If you have any questions or concerns about this scheduled procedure, please don't hesitate to contact our staff for more details.

Warm Regards,

SurpassHosting LLC

Re: SITE OUTAGE 2/18/16 2-3AM EST

Posted: Wed Feb 17, 2016 11:27 pm
by smed79
Thanks for bringing this to our attention.