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Q 04-07-2005 10:59 PM

Server Maintenance and Service Outage Announcements
All Omnipotents Servers will be offline tomorrow from 9:00AM to 12:00PM ET (14:00 to 17:00 GMT) for maintenance.


Q 04-14-2005 03:19 PM

Server Upgrade. Will be adding a new HDD tomorrow, Friday April 15th. Down time about one to two hours from 2:30PM ET (8:30PM GMT).

Q 04-15-2005 05:14 PM

Well it's going to take a little longer. Server will be backup in about an hour and 45 minutes. I've decided to backup the whole system and move the files to the new drive before I fire it back up.


Q 04-15-2005 08:34 PM

All servers are up. Thank you for your patience.

Q 05-02-2005 05:29 PM

One hour maintenance scheduled for tomorrow May 3rd from 2:00 to 3:00 PM GMT, 9:00 to 10:00 AM ET. Please don't panic.


Q 05-31-2005 02:07 PM

Servers will be offline for scheduled maintenance tomorrow, June 1st from 10:30ET-15:30GMT for three to five hours.


Q 07-13-2005 03:20 PM

Something came up and I had to stop all the services. Servers will be back up in about an hour.

Sorry for the short notice.

Q 07-15-2005 09:26 AM






Clarify Case #: 1324717
GCR #: 86688

Primary Dates: 20Jul05 3:00AM - 20Jul05 6:00AM CST

Location of Maintenance: Chicago IL, Dallas TX, Houston TX, Minneapolis MN, St. Louis MO

Summary Description of Maintenance: Level 3 will be upgrading our BGP tables throughout the Level 3 network. Maintenance will begin at 3am local time.

Description: BGP maintenance

Customer Impact: This is a Service Affecting maintenance. Customers that have redundant connections may see a switch hit when maintenance begins. Customers that do not have redundant connections may be down for the duration of the maintenance.

Impacted Equipment: car2.chi1 car3.dal1 car4.dal1 hsa1.chi1 hsa1.hou1 hsa1.stl1 hsa2.hou1 hsa2.min1 hsa2.stl1 ipcolo1.chi1 ipcolo1.dal1 ipcolo2.chi1 ipcolo2.dal1

Q 07-24-2005 09:48 PM

All servers will be down tomorrow 7-25-05 from 10:00 ET. Duration? I don't know yet!

Q 08-22-2005 09:31 PM

On Wednesday, August 24th, 2005, AboveNet will be performing the following maintenance during our standard maintenance window, 02:00am to 04:00am (CDT). The details of this maintenance are below:

Start Date and Time: 8/24/05 at 02:00am (CDT) End Date and Time: 8/24/05 at 04:00am (CDT)

Maintenance Description: Upgrading the routing Engine on CR1.ORD2.US

Site(s) Affected: ORD2

Customer Impact: This procedure will require a reboot of Traffic will be re-routed prior to the reboot to minimize any affect to customers. It takes approximately 15 minutes for a router to return to a normal state after a reboot.

Q 09-19-2005 09:09 AM

Server maintenance Sept 20th 10:00AM ET (15:00PM GMT). Will take about three to five hours.

Q 09-20-2005 12:39 PM

Been busy and couldn't get a chance to do the maintenance. Schedule changed to tomorrow Sept 21st.

Q 10-10-2005 10:29 AM

Need to put the server offlince so I can move some data. Might happen anytime today or tomorrow. Don't be alert bitches! Exact time/date? I don't know.

Q 10-14-2005 10:10 AM

Servers will be down for three to four hours starting right now. Didn't have a chance to give you a notice in advance.

Q 10-21-2005 02:24 PM

Will be running the last checks on the current server therefore you will notice disconnection or server crashes over the weekend. Old server to be replaced with the new one on Monday Oct 24th and if you notice that server is down then wait until we're done.


Q 10-27-2005 10:24 AM

Server upgrade has been scheduled for tomorrow Friday Oct 28th at 12:00PM CT. All servers including our main Vent will be down for about three to four hours... don't be alert.


Q 10-30-2005 03:21 PM

We are experiencing packet loss. Therefore the AS server will be down tomorrow Monday Oct 31st from 11:00AM CT for about an hour. We should be able to find the problem and fix it.

BTW I need Butcher, Arsenal and few other EU players on Vent to help out.

Q 11-01-2005 11:40 AM

Server under maintenance. You will experience frequent server reboots.

Q 11-02-2005 11:17 AM

Forums will be down eventually. It can happen any time so don't be alert if you can't see the forums. Error messages might be different from time to time.

Q 11-07-2005 07:49 PM

Our host is performing network maintenance tonight from 11:00PM to 3:00AM CT. There might be disconnections, outage and/or other network problems while we're being moved to a new network.

Q 12-04-2005 06:02 PM

All servers will be down tomorrow morning US time. Don't know the exact time but they should be back up within an hour or two.

Now go download the new UT patch.


Q 01-13-2006 09:55 AM

Decided to run a quick maintenance now that all servers are empty. Should take about three hours.

Q 01-20-2006 12:27 AM

Forgot to mention it. Tonight from 12:00AM there will be a network maintenace on our line. Therefore all our server will go offline for about 15-30 mins.

Q 01-24-2006 09:49 PM

DM, TAM and INV servers will be down tomorrow morning, Tuesday Jan 24th (US time).

Thanks for your patience, bitches!

Q 03-08-2006 11:59 AM

Scheduled maintenance tomorrow 3-9-06 9:00AM CT (15:00PM GMT). Servers will be offline for up to three hours.

Q 03-09-2006 03:46 PM

I know... it's taking longer than I expected. It should be up in about an hour or so.

Q 03-20-2006 01:32 PM

Server maintenance tomorrow Tuesday March 21st from 9:00AM CT (15:00PM GMT) for about two hours.


Q 03-23-2006 10:18 AM

Service Outage
I'm trying to find out what caused our servers to go offline... hold your whoreses while I'm on the phone with support.

Q 03-23-2006 02:46 PM

I'm still having problem getting through... I think it's a network problem but support is just not answering. I'll keep you updated.

Q 03-23-2006 03:22 PM

OK server is back up, but I took it down to find out what went wrong... Will be up in about half hour.

Q 04-11-2006 02:57 PM

I'm switching our redirect server some time tomorrow. The exact time is not knows as I have to wait for our subdomain to register and DNS to update. All servers *might* go down for a very short period of time (just a few minutes) for a quick INI edit.

Make sure to report any problems with redirect. Nothing should happen however.

Q 04-18-2006 10:25 AM

Servers will be down today 4/18 for about half hour to an hour at 2:00PM CT.

Q 04-18-2006 04:56 PM

Emergency maintenance scheduled for tomorrow 4/19. It will take from one to four hours. I don't know when it's going to start... probably whenever I feel like working on it!

Q 05-30-2006 05:47 PM

Tomorrow 5-31-06 servers will be back up. Timing will be some time around 8:00 to 10:00AM CT.

Q 05-31-2006 05:17 PM

I need to kill all server for half hour to make a quick backup image... Starting right now.

Q 06-01-2006 01:12 AM

Quick maintenance tomorrow June 1st for half hour in the morning.

Q 06-25-2006 01:00 PM

Server maintenance tomorrow Monday 6-26-06 some time during the day, whenever I find some extra time at work. Downtime about an hour.

Q 08-17-2006 11:55 PM

Quick one hour maintenace on the server tomorrow August 18... between 9:00 to 12:00 AM CT.

Q 09-18-2006 05:59 PM

Just killed AS and ONS servers briefly to edit server messages. They should be back up shortly.

Q 09-25-2006 05:50 PM

Saturday, September 30th at 12:00 AM, our equipment will be taken offline to be migrated to the the new datacenter. Therefore all servers will be offline for approximately 2-3 hours.

All times are GMT -5. The time now is 11:25 AM.

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