Maintenance

#689 Power maintenance Equinix-AM5

Posted: 2018-08-15 18:25

Start: 2018-09-10 07:30:00
End : 2018-09-10 09:00:00

Affects: Equipment located at Equinix-AM5

We received a maintenance notification from one of our infrastructure datacenters Equinix-AM5 that they are having their 3 yearly power maintenance.

Their exact maintenance reason is:
Please be advised that Equinix will temporarily switch off one of the redundant power supplies to some or all of your cabinets within AM5 for approximately 60 minutes. The remaining power supply to your cabinets will stay available including UPS and Emergency Generator backup.

We are performing 3 yearly maintenance activities to our main breakers.

Only one feed will be de-energized at to any one time to perform the maintenance.

As all our equipment is setup redundantly we expect no issues, this does not affect any server hosting customers.

their reference is 5-165605442492

#687 Preparations core switch upgrade

Posted: 2018-08-03 12:34

Start: 2018-08-09 05:30:00
End : 2018-08-29 06:30:00

Affects: DBA Zone 4 and Zone 5

For future expansion to 40/100gbit towards the zones in DBA (Databarn Amsterdam), We will be performing preparations to Zone 4 and Zone 5 at 9 August 2018 and 14 August 2018.

We will be performing the following steps:

- At 9 August 2018, 5:30 AM CEST, we will preform preparations on the cores of Zone 4 and Zone 5 at IRF Stack level.
There should be no interruptions expected during this time.

- At 14 August 2018, 5:30 AM CEST, we will be moving physical ports to the new core infrastructure, supporting 40/100G connections between zones. (Postponed)
At this time, you may experience interruption of network connections for a brief moment (between 5 to 10 seconds).

- At 23 August 2018, 3:30 AM CEST, we will be upgrading the firmware of Zone 4 core switch and moving the physical ports to the new core infrastructure. At this time you may experience interruption of network connections for a brief moment (up to 1 minute). We will try to keep the downtime as low as possible.

- At 29 August 2018, 3:30 AM CEST, we will be upgrading the firmware of Zone 5 core switch and moving the physical ports to the new core infrastructure. At this time you may experience interruption of network connections for a brief moment (up to 1 minute). We will try to keep the downtime as low as possible.


Update 14-08-2018 9:44:
The maintenance of 14 August 2018 is postponed due to incompatibility issues with the optics on the older devices. We suspect a firmware upgrade is required.

Update 15-8-2018 9:27:
We have verified that the optics are only compatible with the latest firmware and we have planned in firmware upgrades for both Zone 4 (On 23 August 2018) and Zone 5 (On 29 August 2018).

#686 Transit provider GTT maintenance

Posted: 2018-07-30 13:47

Start: 2018-08-10 02:00:00
End : 2018-08-10 06:00:00

Affects: Routing GTT

We have received a notification of maintenance by one of our transit providers, GTT.

During their maintenance traffic will automatically reroute over our other transit providers. We do not expect any issues.

Their maintenance reason is "Software upgrade of core device in Amsterdam".

Their reference is: 2747726

For transparency purposes we decided to publish this notification.

#683 IP transit provider Cogent Globalswitch Amsterdam

Posted: 2018-07-23 15:51

Start: 2018-07-27 06:00:00
End : 2018-07-27 07:00:00

Affects: Redundancy routing Cogent Globalswitch Amsterdam

We have received a notification of a maintenance by one of our transit providers, Cogent.

During their maintenance traffic will automatically reroute over our other Cogent connection as well as over other transit providers. We do not expect any issues.

Their maintenance reason is: "Service migration to a new linecard"

Their reference:EU5171

For transparency purposes we decided to publish this notification.

#680 IP transit provider NTT

Posted: 2018-07-19 15:53

Start: 2018-08-01 02:00:00
End : 2018-08-01 05:00:00

Affects: Redundancy routing NTT

We have received a notification of a maintenance by one of our transit providers, NTT.

During their maintenance traffic will automatically reroute over our other NTT connection as well as over other transit providers. We do not expect any issues.

Their maintenance reason is "We will be performing a software upgrade affecting the service(s) listed below.
Users connected to this device will experience latency/downtime as the router is reloaded and routing is reestablished."

For transparency purposes we decided to publish this notification.