server maintenance

Ryan K. Brooks ryan at
Fri Jul 8 19:39:55 CDT 2016

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 is 
>>> nothing
>>> wrong with the VM, but the NAS it's disks are on is having some issues.
>>> 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 in 
>>> 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 with 
a full backout plan?      We'll make sure to do a post-mortem on this as 

>>> 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 a 
> 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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