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[COMPLETED] Scheduled maintenance - Security Update: MDS

Date : 17th June 2019
Time : 2:00 AM MDT


Maintenance Update:  

Scheduled   maintenance to perform security patches  which included a CPU side vulnerability (MDS) update for all mentioned  servers has been completed.  

All service hosts under aforementioned  servers are responding and will now resume their operations without  any noticeable service impact.      

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Dear Valued Customers,


**Only clients hosted on listed server will experience service disruption**


Date : 17th June 2019
Time : 1:00 AM MDT

ETA:  30 mins for each server 


Maintenance details:

As refer to the following Security announcement by Red Hat:

https://access.redhat.com/security/vulnerabilities/mds


What is MDS?

MDS (Microarchitectural Data Sampling) is a CPU side vulnerability. It is a significant security vulnerability that affects hosting providers with multi-tenant environments.


Our team will perform scheduled security update for the following servers:

usssdv01-sh-bonito.secure-dns.net    72.18.132.114

usssdv01-sh-amberjack.secure-dns.net    72.18.132.115


Maintenance affects:
All services will be temporarily inaccessible during our reboot to apply new update.


Please do not hesitate to contact us by creating a Helpdesk Ticket at https://support.exabytes.com if you have any enquiries regarding this maintenance exercise. 


Support Team

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Technical Support Department