ITS Service Status Report

Scheduled Maintenance — Resolved

MiBackup RHEL 6/7 Servers Quarterly OS Patching 10/25

Services Affected: MiBackup, MiServer

Start Time: 10/25/2019 10:00 am

Maintenance Completed: 10/25/2019 10:08 am

Issue Symptoms: Inaccessible

The servers that host the MiBackup Service will be patched and rebooted as a part of the standard quarterly patching cycle for Linux servers.  During this process, users of this service will be unable to perform any backup or restore activity.  This includes MiServer customers who have opted into server backups.  The maintenance window is scheduled for 4 hours due to the file system checks that will need to run but we expect most of the servers to be back online within 2 hours.

Who is Impacted? Users of the MiBackup Service and MiServer users who have opted into backups

Next Update: 12:00 pm on 10/25

Technical Details

Service Type: Production

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MiBackup RHEL 6/7 Servers Quarterly OS Patching

The following MiBackup RHEL 6/7 Servers will be rebooted while undergoing quarterly OS patching.


During the required power cycle, all backup/restore functionality will be unavailable.

Additionally, the following MiBackup servers will be unable to mount tapes while the library managers are rebooted:

  • aldf-1
  • macc-1
  • macc-2

Groups Notified:

  • elakin

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