Virtual host reconfiguration

Planned in advance; Complete

Overview

Affected services
  • User File Store
  • All student fileservers, all student and staff profile servers, and the print charging infrastructure.
Outage Time
08:00 AM, 11-Jul-16 — 09:00 AM, 11-Jul-16
At Risk Time
09:00 AM, 11-Jul-16 — 10:00 AM, 11-Jul-16
Description
All student fileservers, all student and staff profile servers, and the print charging infrastructure will be unavailable between 8am and 9am on Monday 11th July with a further "at risk" period between 9am and 10am. Reconfiguring of the virtual host will be taking place during this period.

Technical Information

Technical Information

Work summary
A setting is being changed on a virtual machine cluster to allow subsequent live migration of virtual machines to IS Virtual Hosting.
Technical summary
Reconfiguration of a virtual hosting cluster
Affecting
Students using the student fileservers, students and staff members with roaming Windows profiles, and users of charged printing
Servers / Hardware
Criticality
high
Expected impact
Students will be unable to access files stored on the student fileservers, and student and staff users will be unable to access their Windows profile.
Change Reference
Additional comments

Request, Authorise and Publish

Requested by Paul Hutton on 21-Jun-2016
Authorised by Architecture
Publish to IS Website (Service Status and Alerts page): Yes
Published by Alex Brown Swan


Additional Details

Risk classification
low
Risk assessment
No changes will be made to the virtual machines on the cluster. Virtual machines will be powered down while the setting is changed, then powered back on.
Other people involved
Notes for future reference