Thu Feb 15 16:35:06 PST 2001 — Night Operations: Tonight we are performing a series of security updates throughout our network. We will be rebooting a number of our servers to bring them up on new Linux kernels and doing ACL work on our border routers to help mitigate the impact of a DOS on our network. We do not expect any significant down time on any of our services and, due to our load balancing, major services like email and web should be unaffected.
We will also be finishing the upgrades to our core switch, Ape, and we may need to reboot it when we are finished. If we do need to restart it, there will be a 90 sec complete network outage as it restarts.
-Kelsey, Scott, Chuck and Matt.