[Done] Postgres and SQLite upgrade on Web186-Web199

Posted in Downtime by

We are going to upgrade Postgresql 8.3 / PostGIS 1.3.6 to Postgresql 8.4 / PostGIS 1.5 on the following servers in the

upgrade interval mentioned alongside.

SQLite will be also be upgraded from 3.3.6 to 3.5.9

Web186    June 22, 4am to 6am UTC

Web187    June 22, 4am to 6am UTC

Web198    June 22, 4am to 6am UTC

Web199    June 22, 4am to 6am UTC

Postgresql will be unavailable for the duration of the upgrade.

We will update this post as the upgrades progress.

[Jun 22 05:03 UTC] The upgrade on all the above servers is done.

-
-

[Postponed] Filesystem Upgrade on Web22

Posted in Scheduled downtime by

Web22′s filesystem will be upgraded from ext3 to ext4 on Friday 21st June 2013

between 5am to 9 am UTC.

We will be updating this post as the upgrade progresses.

[Jun 21 07:44 UTC] The full customer data backup which we take before doing an upgrade could not complete, so we have postponed this upgrade till that is done.

-
-

[Fixed] Web393 offline for filesystem check

Posted in Downtime by

The filesystem on web393 went read-only a few minutes ago. We’re taking the machine offline for a filesystem check and will update this post when we have more information.

2013-06-17 19:14 UTC: Web393 is back online.

-
-

[Done] IP address change for mx7.webfaction.com on June 20th

Posted in General by

On Thursday June 20th, 2013 the IP address of mx7.webfaction.com (one of our inbound mail servers) will change from 174.133.156.178 to 75.126.113.165. The old IP will still be working for several days after that while the IP change propagates everywhere.

-
-

[Fixed] Web31 Connectivity Issues

Posted in Downtime by

We are currently experiencing connectivity issues with the server. We are investigating the issue and will update this post when we have more information.

2013-06-17 17:16 UTC: We’re still investigating the issue

2013-06-17 17:53 UTC: We find out a network configuration problem that was causing the issue. The problem was fixed and the server is up and running at this time.

-
-

[Done] Emergency maintenance on Web389

Posted in Downtime by

The disk on Web389 is unresponsive due to a problem with the cable connecting the drives and the RAID card

so we are getting it replaced now.

We will update the progress of this maintenance here as it goes.

[Jun 17 10:51 UTC] The cable and the RAID card have been replaced and the server is back up.

-
-

[Done] Temporary outgoing IP change for smtp.webfaction.com

Posted in Downtime by

We have changed the outgoing IP for smtp.webfaction.com to 74.55.86.75 since the default IP has got blacklisted due to spam sent by one of the users.
We have identified the spammers and blocked them.

This change is necessary to ensure delivery while we work to get 74.55.86.74(original IP) delisted.

[Jun 19 07:41 UTC] The server is back to its default outgoing IP which is 74.55.86.74.

-
-

[Done]Scheduled Web344 migration

Posted in Downtime by

As scheduled we are starting the migration of Web344 to new hardware. During the migration services on the machine will be unavailable. We will update this post once the migration is over.

2013-06-17 06:05 UTC: The migration is finished and the new server is now online and functioning normally.

-
-

[Done]Scheduled maintenance for Web31. Monday, 17 June 2013 between 3:30 – 5:30 a.m. UTC

Posted in Downtime by

Web31 will undergo scheduled maintenance Monday, 17 June 2013 between 3:30 – 5:30 a.m. UTC to have the server’s chassis swapped to fix a problem with the server’s network adapter.

2013-06-17 03:29 UTC:  The server is now offline for maintenance.

2013-06-17 04:11 UTC: The server is now back online and working normally.

-
-

[Done] Postgres and SQLite upgrade on Web129-Web183

Posted in Downtime by

We are going to upgrade Postgresql 8.3 / PostGIS 1.3.6 to Postgresql 8.4 / PostGIS 1.5 on the following servers in the

upgrade interval mentioned alongside.

SQLite will be also be upgraded from 3.3.6 to 3.5.9

Web129    June 14, 2am to 4am UTC

Web143    June 14, 2am to 4am UTC

Web148    June 14, 2am to 4am UTC

Web151    June 14, 2am to 4am UTC

Web155    June 14, 3am to 5am UTC

Web162    June 14, 3am to 5am UTC

Web174    June 14, 3am to 5am UTC

Web175    June 14, 3am to 5am UTC

Web178    June 14, 4am to 6am UTC

Web180    June 14, 4am to 6am UTC

Web182    June 14, 4am to 6am UTC

Web183    June 14, 4am to 6am UTC

Postgresql will be unavailable for the duration of the upgrade.

We will update this post as the upgrades progress.

[Jun 14 06:10 UTC] The upgrade is done on all the above servers.

-
-