[Fixed] Emergency maintenance on smtp.webfaction.com

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Our SMTP server smtp.webfaction.com is currently down for emergency maintenance. We will update this post as maintenance progresses.

2012-02-07 12:12 UTC: smtp.webfaction.com is back online.

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[Fixed] Web221 down

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Web221 stopped responding to requests several minutes ago. We’ve attempted to reboot the machine, but it’s taking a while to come back up. We’re looking into the problem and will update this post as we have more information.

2012-02-06 00:22 UTC: Web221 is back online.

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[Complete]Scheduled Web175 migration

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As scheduled we are starting the migration of Web175 to new hardware. During the migration services on the machine will be unavailable. We will update this post once the migration is over.

2012-02-03 04:53 UTC: The server is back online and working normally after the migration.

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[Done] Reboots on various servers on February 4th 2012

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On February 4th we will be rebooting the following servers for routine kernel updates at various times throughout the day:

  • web1
  • web3
  • web5
  • web6
  • web7
  • web8
  • web9
  • web10
  • web11
  • web12
  • web13
  • web14
  • web15
  • web16
  • web17
  • web18
  • web19
  • web20

Downtime on each server is expected to be less than 20 minutes. We will update this post as maintenance progresses.

2012-02-04 09:15 UTC All servers have been rebooted and are back online.

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[Done]Scheduled maintenance on Mail5 on February 8th

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Mail5 will be taken offline in order to move it to another rack on Wednesday 8nd, February 2012 between 23:00 UTC and 04:00 UTC.
The downtime should be less than 45 minutes and during this time, e-mail services hosted on this server will be unavailiable.
We’ll update this post as maintenance progresses.
2012-02-09 12:45 UTC: Mail5 was moved and is back online.

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[Fixed] Mail2 inaccessible

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Mail2 is currently inaccessible due to an issue with it’s GRUB bootloader after a reboot for a kernel update was performed. We’re working on this now and will have the server back online ASAP.

We’ll update this post as maintenance progresses.

2012-02-02 15:20 UTC The issue is resolved and the server is back online.

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[Done]Emergency maintenance on Web175

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Web175’s file system went read-only. We are running FSCK to check for corruption. We’ll update this post as maintenance progresses.

2012-02-02 14:08 UTC fsck completed, the server is back to normal status.

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[Done]Scheduled maintenance on Web158, February 3rd

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Web158 will be taken offline for a disk replacement at Friday 3rd, February 2012 between 09:00 UTC and 13:00 UTC. We’ll update this post as maintenance progresses.

2012-02-03 09:45 UTC The disk has been replaced and the RAID is rebuilding. The server is back to normal status.

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[Done]FSCK running on Web175.

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Earlier this morning web175’s file-system went read-only after a system reboot. Because of this we are running FSCK to check for corruption. We will post more information as it develops.

2012-02-02 09:00 UTC Fsck is at 50%
2012-02-02 09:15 UTC Fsck is at 80%
2012-02-02 09:42 UTC Fsck completed. The server is back to operational status.

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[Complete]Scheduled Web80 migration

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As scheduled we are starting the migration of Web80 to new hardware. During the migration services on the machine will be unavailable. We will update this post once the migration is over.

2012-02-01 02:51 UTC: The scheduled migration is complete; the server is now back online and working normally.

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