ITS Service Status Report

Scheduled Maintenance — Resolved

AFS fileserver reboot

Services Affected: AFS

Start Time: 01/09/2021 11:00 pm

Maintenance Completed: 01/10/2021 1:14 am

Issue Symptoms: Intermittent issues

AFS servers will be briefly unavailable (1-5 minutes) during the reboot portion of the OS patching managed by ITS System Support UNIX. Upgrade are staggered so not all servers will be unavailable at the same time.

  • What we are doing: ITS System Support UNIX team is running production patching on all production Linux hosts which includes the AFS fileservers.
  • Why we are doing this: Regular patching is important for security.
  • Who will be impacted: Users of AFS will lose access to their volumes during some of this window. This includes user and group volumes. Many web sites are hosted from AFS.
  • Who will not be impacted: Web sites hosted without AFS will not be affected.

Who is Impacted? Users of AFS which includes some web pages, some home directories, some shared course content

Next Update: 03:00 AM Sunday January 10th, 2021

Technical Details

Service Type: Production

Server Name: *.afs.storage.umich.edu

Comments:

Patching completed by midnight on all servers.

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