Planned outage: Security Updates - 2018-01-04 8am EDT - Continued
aharnum at ocadu.ca
Mon Jan 8 13:56:28 UTC 2018
Thank you for being on top of this, Gio - reading about Meltdown and Spectre over the holidays has been quite the experience.
On 2018-01-04, 8:43 PM, "everyone on behalf of Tirloni, Giovanni" <everyone-bounces at lists.inclusivedesign.ca on behalf of gtirloni at ocadu.ca> wrote:
A new set of packages, now with mitigation fixes at the virtualization layer, was just released.
I'm taking advantage of the late hour to apply these updates and reboot the IDRC servers again.
Sorry for the extremely short notice.
On 01/04/2018 12:17 PM, Tirloni, Giovanni wrote:
> Maintenance completed.
> On 01/04/2018 11:11 AM, Tirloni, Giovanni wrote:
>> START: 2018-01-04 08:00AM EDT (Now)
>> EXPECTED DURATION: 60 minutes
>> REASON FOR OUTAGE: Apply various security updates for recently discovered issues in Intel processors
>> AFFECTED SERVICES: All applications currently hosted at the IDRC
>> datacenter will be unavailable, except Vidyo conferencing.
>> CONTACT INFORMATION: Please join #fluid-work on irc.freenode.net or
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