Security - Vulnerability Patch
Reason for Maintenance:
Recent critical vulnerabilities were recently exposed affecting all operating systems industry-wide. More information on these vulnerabilities can be found at the following location: https://access.redhat.com/security/vulnerabilities/speculativeexecution
Action to be taken:
These vulnerabilities require patch installations in order to secure servers and PCs. Our team is installing the necessary patches on the servers. This process will require a reboot once completed, which will be the only instance of downtime. Unfortunately, due to the nature of these vulnerabilities, firmware updates and additional reboots may be required as well.
All clients on the server.
Time of Maintenance:
START - January 17th @ 8:00PM EST
FINISH - January 18th @ 2:00AM EST
Estimated amount of downtime:
We understand the importance of keeping your sites and services online, and our team will be working as quickly as possible to complete this task. As of now, our system administrators expect no more than 45-60 minutes of service unavailability sometime during the maintenance window.
Tuesday, January 16, 2018