Routine RedHat Linux operating system patches have been released which require system reboots. Starting at 6pm Wednesday, Dec 23, IDSG will be patching and rebooting affected servers. The following services will experience brief outages of 10 minutes or less between 6pm and 7pm.
Department web services (www.eecs, www.cs, apps.eecs, and all IRIS-hosted project websites)
Department mailing list services (lists.eecs.berkeley.edu)
Department wiki service (wiki.eecs.berkeley.edu)
Department ftp server (ftp.eecs / ftp.cs.berkeley.edu)
Department jabber/xmpp service (jabber.eecs.berkeley.edu)
After the scheduled maintenance on our fileserver this evening, our web server is having problems reading files from the server, causing outages to many web pages. Staff are working on the problem. [Read more…] about EECS Website Problems
A number of security updates were released overnight for RedHat. The Department’s web server (www.eecs.berkekey.edu) and all IRIS-hosted web sites will be unavailable from about 7pm-7:15pm tonight while these patches are applied.
IDSG’s Linux Servers will be patched and rebooted tonight starting at 7pm. Numerous services will experience brief outages between 7pm and 8pm, including:
web service from www.eecs.berkeley.edu, iris.eecs.berkeley.edu, apps.eecs.berkeley.edu, wiki.eecs.berkeley.edu
Mailing Lists from lists.eecs.berkeley.edu
Jabber/XMPP service from jabber.eecs.berkeley.edu
ftp service from ftp.eecs.berkeley.edu
No service should be down for more than 10 minutes.
During this maintenance window, the [Openfire](http://www.igniterealtime.org/projects/openfire/index.jsp) software on jabber.eecs will also be upgraded from version 3.9.3 to version 3.10.2, [which should fix some outstanding bugs](http://www.igniterealtime.org/builds/openfire/docs/latest/changelog.html).