[dns-operations] OARC server outage

Keith Mitchell keith at dns-oarc.net
Fri Jul 18 20:33:46 UTC 2014

I'm pleased to report this issue is not as serious as we feared, and
this server is now back up and all OARC services restored. We may
however need to perform some scheduled maintenance work on it in the
near future to diagnose/rectify the underlying cause, and will give as
much notice as possible if we do.


On 07/18/2014 09:17 AM, Keith Mitchell wrote:
> Unfortunately one of our (new) servers, ix2.dns-oarc.net, has suffered a
> major hardware failure, and is currently out of service. This means that
> number of OARC public-facing tools are not currently available:
> - DODVR, Porttest, Reply Size Test, DLVtest, Don't Probe
> Production services based on our ix1 server, including the public and
> member websites, mailing lists, jabber, TLDmon, and our data
> storage/analysis facilities remain unaffected.
> We're working both to get the faulty hardware repaired, and to interim
> migrate the services to another server, this may take a number of days.
> We will of course post updates on this, with our apologies for any
> inconvenience this causes.

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