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Recovering Re: Temporary outage due to security maintenance

From: Renoir Boulanger <renoir@w3.org>
Date: Fri, 15 May 2015 17:16:45 -0400
Message-ID: <5556623D.4000805@w3.org>
To: List WebPlatform public <public-webplatform@w3.org>
WebPlatform.org's services are being restored.

Our host [rebooted their infrastructure to resolve a security issue][1].

The outage lasted longer than expected because our Virtual Machines are
on separate Hypervisors, and were thus rebooted in an unpredictable
order. We took this opportunity to apply latest the package upgrades.

[1]
http://www.dreamhoststatus.com/2015/05/14/emergency-dreamcompute-security-maintenance-may-15th-930am-pst/


On 2015-05-15 13:32, Renoir Boulanger wrote:
> The site is currently in a partial outage[1] due to work that has to be
> done by our hosting provider.
> 
> The maintenance work at DreamHost was planned [2] and should address the
> VENOM security vulnerability[3].
> 
> I’ll keep you posted of the progress [1].
> 
> 
> [1] http://status.webplatform.org/post/119038451255
> [2]
> http://www.dreamhoststatus.com/2015/05/14/emergency-dreamcompute-security-maintenance-may-15th-930am-pst/
> [3]
> http://arstechnica.com/security/2015/05/extremely-serious-virtual-machine-bug-threatens-cloud-providers-everywhere/

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