Oakland – Sonic Fiber Intrusive Maintenance

Update(12:46AM) Maintenance is now complete.

Thursday 9/28/2023 at 11:59PM we will be conducting intrusive maintenance serving a subset of fiber customers in the Oakland area. Due to the nature of the maintenance we cannot provide estimated downtime.  Service is expected to be restored by the end of the 4-hour maintenance window.

Phone Switch Maintenance

Update 3:28 AM maintenance is complete. We did run into some issues and commportal.sonic.net was unreachable for a period of time during the maintenance. This has been resolved and all services are restored.

Sept 27th, 2023, at 12:01 AM we will be performing maintenance on our phone switch. No service interruptions are expected as a result of this maintenance.  The window for this maintenance is 5 hours.

~Network Engineering

System Maintenance

Update: Maintenance complete 11PM PST

Tonight beginning at 10PM PST we will be applying upgrades to multiple systems including our customer shell server.  Any downtime to effected systems should be very brief, and we expect to complete the maintenance within 2 hours.

Power Maintenance

Update 2:20 AM Maintenance is complete.

Tonight, 8/24/23 at 11:59 pm we will be performing power maintenance on core equipment in the Palo Alto area.

Mendocino – Intrusive Network Maintenance

Update: 4:05PM – Maintenance repairs were completed successfully.


On Wednesday, August 16th, starting at 2:05 PM, emergency maintenance will be performed in our CO. Water damage has affected our equipment, causing instability for a subset of our circuits. Those affected have been informed. The maintenance window will be 2 hours.

– Sonic Customer Experience

Celebrating Sonic’s Birthday 8/3/2023

Sonic will be closing early on Thursday, 8/3/2023, at 4pm to celebrate our 29th birthday! We will return on Friday, 8/4/2023, to our normal operating hours.

Our 24×7 network operations team will remain on call for our Enterprise, dedicated circuit and colocated customers.

Maintenance in Oakland

Update 3:25 AM Maintenance is complete.

August 1st at 3 AM we will be performing maintenance on equipment serving a small subset of fiber customers in Oakland. Expect down time is less than 15 mins.


~Network Engineering

Systems Maintenance

Update: Maintenance was completed at 11PM PST

Tonight beginning at 10PM PST we will be applying upgrades to our customer VPN cluster.  Any downtime to effected services is expected to be brief and we estimate the operations should be concluded within 1 hour.

Systems Maintenance

Update: 10:16 PM PST Maintenance complete

Tonight beginning at 10pm PST we will be performing maintenance on our customer VPN cluster which will result in clients being disconnected for a brief period.  The expected downtime should be brief, and we expect to complete the maintenance within 1 hour.

Oakland – Residential Fiber Non Intrusive Maintenance

Update: 12:12AM: This maintenance is now complete.

Wednesday night, July 5th at 11:59 pm we will be updating IPv6 Delegated Prefix Length to /56 in the Oakland area for residential services. This will not interrupt IPv4 internet access, however, your IPv6 addresses will take a hit as they get new bindings. The maintenance window is 2 hours and we expect no disruption to internet access.

-Network Engineering