server maintenance

Doug Jackson doug at
Fri Jul 8 22:04:16 CDT 2016


Weren't our computers designed before quality change control existed...



On 9 July 2016 10:39:55 am AEST, "Ryan K. Brooks" <ryan at> wrote:
>On 7/8/16 7:11 PM, Jim Brain wrote:
>> On 7/8/2016 5:09 PM, Guy Sotomayor Jr wrote:
>>> Thanks Jay.  Hopefully this will avoid a long thread on why
>>> classiccmp is down and folks aren’t receiving messages.  ;-)
>>> TTFN - Guy
>>>> On Jul 8, 2016, at 2:30 PM, Jay West <jwest at> wrote:
>>>> The classiccmp VM will go down tonight around 10pm-ish CST. There
>>>> nothing
>>>> wrong with the VM, but the NAS it's disks are on is having some
>>>> We've live-migrated all VDI's off that NAS except classiccmp's. Due
>>>> to the
>>>> size of those drives, they will migrate a lot faster if that VM is 
>>>> shut down
>>>> so that's the route we're taking. I would expect it to be back up
>>>> the wee
>>>> hours of the morning - at least that's what the guy doing the work 
>>>> tells me.
>>>> Just fyi..
>I'm going to have to ask that this goes to the change control board for
>approval, I assume you have a method of procedure to present, along
>a full backout plan?      We'll make sure to do a post-mortem on this
>>>> J
>> Is there a defined maintenance window for the list?  Has it been 
>> published?  Will users be impacted by this change? If so, I am not 
>> sure I am comfortable with the server being unavailable on a Friday 
>> night.  We're still using the service at 10PM.  Has anyone performed
>> risk analysis of this change?  Is it truly necessary? Can we move it 
>> to Saturday morning in the wee hours, or preferably Sunday from 
>> midnight to 6am Central?  Is it possible to schedule a call for later
>> tonight prior to the maintenance window to consider the options?
>> :-)

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