maintenance

Maintenance 2021.07.22 - 2021.07.22

Incoming maintenance! Hey, little heads up regarding a server maintenance - the expected downtimes of the server and all of my services are: 2021.07.22 00:00 - 2021.07.22 04:00 That’s nice, but… …what will be changed? A SSD in the VM-RAID-5 array failed and must be replaced - when I’m on it I’ll also replace all SSDs of it and migrate the old data (256GB->2TB) Please note, that after that timeframe some services may not work properly and therefore do not hesitate to contact me if any problem persists too long (not everything is monitored from my backend).

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Maintenance 2021.07.03 - 2021.07.03

Incoming maintenance! Hey, little heads up regarding a server maintenance - the expected downtimes of the server and all of my services are: 2021.07.03 12:00 - 2021.07.03 12:30 That’s nice, but… …what will be changed? Root server update reboot to Debian 10.10 Please note, that after that timeframe some services may not work properly and therefore do not hesitate to contact me if any problem persists too long (not everything is monitored from my backend).

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Maintenance 2021.05.22 - 2021.05.22

Incoming maintenance! Hey, little heads up regarding a server maintenance - the expected downtimes of the server and all of my services are: 2021.05.22 02:00 - 2021.05.22 3:00 That’s nice, but… …what will be changed? UPS battery replacement, as they have finally failed. Install a SSD mounting bracket for stability Please note, that after that timeframe some services may not work properly and therefore do not hesitate to contact me if any problem persists too long (not everything is monitored from my backend).

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Maintenance 2021.05.16 - 2021.05.16

Incoming maintenance! Hey, little heads up regarding a server maintenance - the expected downtimes of the server and all of my services are: 2021.05.16 20:00 - 2021.05.16 23:00 That’s nice, but… …what will be changed? An SSD failed this morning and must be replaced soon - current operation is not (yet) affected A new power cable for the HDDs will be installed Please note, that after that timeframe some services may not work properly and therefore do not hesitate to contact me if any problem persists too long (not everything is monitored from my backend).

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Incident report from 2021.04.29

Something went wrong! As first: Sorry. As you can maybe imagine, this should not happen! As part of further improving the stability of my systems I post this incident report. This is a more in-depth analysis of the respective incident. It should give you an overview of what went how wrong. Maybe you can learn from it or at least understand how such thing could happen in the first place.

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Maintenance 2021.05.01 - 2021.05.03

Incoming maintenance! Hey, little heads up regarding a server maintenance - the expected downtimes of the server and all of my services are: 2021.05.01 10:00 - 2021.05.03 10:00 That’s nice, but… …what will be changed? The server gets transferred into a new case Install new fans Relocate storage disks Server room gets better cooling Updates. Yes, they also exist on Linux. Please note, that after that timeframe some services may not work properly and therefore do not hesitate to contact me if any problem persists too long (not everything is monitored from my backend).

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Maintenance RSS Feed

What’s that?! Okay, in the recent years I’ve become a service provider to more and more people (which is fine by me), but when I need to do maintenance to my server I now have to contact all of them. Individually. Using their preferred way of communication. Me, contacting all of you - visual representation only, not actual footage. As you may imagine, this is sort of a pain in the b*tt - especially when I need to move the maintenance window or may want to report about outages… So here is my solution: As I already have my website on which I publish maintenance notes and also already render the needed RSS feeds - why not use these?

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Maintenance 2021.02.06 - 2021.02.07

Incoming maintenance! Hey, little heads up regarding a huge server maintenance: Due the fact that I have to physically relocate the server - I hereby announce the expected downtimes of the server and all of my services: 2021.02.06 10:00 - 2021.02.07 23:00 Please note, that after that timeframe some services may not work properly and therefore do not hesitate to contact me if any problem persists too long (not everything is automatically monitored from my backends).

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Maintenance 2020.09.24 - 2020.09.26

Hey, little heads up regarding a huge server maintenance: Due the fact that I’m replacing the serer hardware - I hereby announce the expected downtimes of the server and all of my services: 2020.09.24 13:00 - 2020.09.26 08:00 Please note, that after that timeframe some services may not work properly and therefore do not hesitate to contact me if any problem persists too long (not everything is automatically monitored from my backends).

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Maintenance 2020.04.03 - 2020.04.05

Hey, little heads up regarding a huge server maintenance: Due the fact that I have to move the server - I hereby announce the expected downtimes of the server and all of my services: 2020.04.03 08:00 - 2020.04.05 19:00 Please note, that after that timeframe some services may not work properly and therefore do not hesitate to contact me if any problem persists too long (not everything is automatically monitored from my backends).

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Wartung II

Die gesamte Webseite mit MySQL, Build und anderen Servern wird am 17.5.18 für ungefähr acht Stunden nicht erreichbar sein. Der Grund ist weiterhin eine umfangreiche Systemwartung und Umstellung auf neuere Betriebssysteme mit erhöhter Sicherheit. Danke, Simonmicro

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Wartung I

Die gesamte Webseite mit MySQL, Build und anderen Servern wird am 16.5.18 für ungefähr sechs Stunden nicht erreichbar sein. Der Grund ist eine umfangreiche Systemwartung und Umstellung auf neuere Betriebssysteme mit erhöhter Sicherheit. Danke, Simonmicro

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