Our upstream connection went down at 2:39 AM CDT, and was restored to service at 4:09 AM. No data was lost.
The planned system time scheduled for this morning went smoothly. Our web server smile was down intermittently from 6:11 AM CST to 6:53 AM CST. Customer VMs were down briefly from about 6:45 AM to 6:55 AM. Other services were … Continue reading
We will be taking system time at 6 AM CST on Feb 21st, 2016. Minor maintenance on the MySQL server will be performed, and the server smile will be rebooted. Only smile is expected to be affected. Other services will … Continue reading
At 10:39 AM CST this morning, our web server smile experienced what looks like a DOS attack (Denial of Service), and stopped responding to requests. Automatic monitoring scripts detected the failure, and restarted, and smile returned to full service at 10:47 AM CST. … Continue reading
At 6:17 AM CST this morning, our web server smile was shut down and restarted to smoothly install an upgrade on its host machine and do routine maintenance. The server smile was restored to service at 6:26 AM CST. … Continue reading
From 9:20 PM CST to 10:17 PM CST today, our old web server – mercy – was hung, apparently due to a longstanding OS bug in the PowerPC version of its OS. At 10:17 PM CST on Nov 11th, mercy was rebooted. We are … Continue reading
Between 4 PM CDT and 6:30 PM CDT today the web server mercy was upgraded in a number of packages performing various services. Testing indicates that no errors were introduced, but users are encouraged to report any anomalies. … Continue reading
From sometime after 4 PM CDT today to 12:30 AM CDT, our old web server – mercy – hung, apparently due to a longstanding OS bug in the PowerPC version of its OS. About 12:30 AM on Sept 28th, mercy was rebooted. We are … Continue reading
From 6:59 PM CDT today to 7:11 PM CDT, our upstream connection was down for unknown reasons. We are sorry for the interruption of service. … Continue reading
This new web site will replace the trusty old static site that has been up for at least 10 years.
At 7:54 PM CDT this evening, our web server smile was briefly suspended to install security updates. The server smile was restored to service at 8:06 PM CDT. … Continue reading
From 9:53 AM CDT today to 11:02 AM CDT, our upstream connection was down for unknown reasons. We are sorry for the interruption of service. … Continue reading