Web Server Upgrades

A number of major server software upgrades are planned for Jan 2005. Details regarding the times of these upgrades and the systems affected are listed below.

DATE/TIME: 4th Jan 2005 11:00 GMT
SYSTEM EFFECTED: Mail retrieval / POP3
DESCRIPTION: The POP3 system will be moved to a new mail cluster.
IMPACT: No downtime is anticipated however certain mail clients may detect the change and may re-download any read mail held on the servers.

DATE/TIME: 5th Jan 2005 16:00 GMT
SYSTEM EFFECTED: Control Panel
DESCRIPTION: The control panel database server will be updated to the latest OS revision.
IMPACT: The change will require a server reboot, the control panel will be unavailable during the 10 mins it is estimated to take to restart.

DATE/TIME: 5th Jan 2005 18:00 GMT
SYSTEM EFFECTED: Web and Mail Accounts held on servers 6,7 & 37
DESCRIPTION: The servers will be updated to the latest OS revision.
IMPACT: The change will require a server reboot, all mail and web content on these servers will be unavailable during the 10 mins it is estimated to take to restart.

DATE/TIME: 6th Jan 2005 18:00 GMT
SYSTEM EFFECTED: Web and Mail Accounts held on servers 11,13 & 17
DESCRIPTION: The servers will be updated to the latest OS revision.
IMPACT: The change will require a server reboot, all mail and web content on these servers will be unavailable during the 10 mins it is estimated to take to restart.

DATE/TIME: 10th Jan 2005 18:00 GMT
SYSTEM EFFECTED: Web and Mail Accounts held on servers 20,29 & 39
DESCRIPTION: The servers will be updated to the latest OS revision.
IMPACT: The change will require a server reboot, all mail and web content on these servers will be unavailable during the 15 mins it is estimated to take to restart.

If you require any further information regarding these upgrades or any other matter please do not hesitate to contact us.