staffmail maintenance

Planned in advance; Complete

Overview

Affected services
  • Staffmail
Outage Time
05:00 PM, 24-Jan-13 — 06:00 PM, 24-Jan-13
Description
Essential work on the Staffmail email system will take place on the 24th January 2013, this work is needed prior to router work at KB. Satffmail will be unavailable from 17:00 to 18:00.

Technical Information

Technical Information

Work summary
staffmail will be reconfigured to use the secondary replica site.
Technical summary
KB router outage preparation for failover to 2ndary site
Affecting
staffmail users
Servers / Hardware
staffmail
Criticality
high
Expected impact
staffmail will be unavailable during the work to failover to the secondary site.
Change Reference
Additional comments

Request, Authorise and Publish

Requested by Graeme Wood on 10-Jan-2013
Authorised by Unix Systems
Publish to IS Website (Service Status and Alerts page): Yes
Published by Alex Swan to staffmail-alerts@lists.ed.ac.uk


Additional Details

Risk classification
low
Risk assessment
The service has been failed over before and all mail should be replicated to the secondary servers.
Other people involved
Notes for future reference