Pre-Notice Openvz17 Migration [Scheduled 1/20/2016 at 5AM EST]


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Openvz17 server will be migrated in the coming week. I am posting a pre-notice because the date has not been scheduled yet and the initial data sync has gone faster than anticipated. I am expecting a Wednesday Migration.


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Migration scheduled Wednesday 1/20 starting at 5AM EST

The interserver VPS hostnode openvz17 is being scheduled for a hardware migration on Wednesday 01/20 starting at 5 AM EST.

* IP addresses will not change

* Nothing needs to be done on your part

* Downtime is expected to be less than 30 minutes

The migration is being done because of the age of the server. The system uses a legacy raid configuration, has slower CPU's than newer vps servers, as well as run's centos 5 on the hostnode.

The migration will proceed as follows:

VM's will be halted
Data will be copied over - only changed data since the last data sync will be needed. An incremental copy is already underway.
VM's will be started on the new server and start up with the same ips.

To speed up the process the new server is already build and racked, connected with a cross over cable. This permits a data copy to be run while your VPS's are still online. The final copy will go quickly because only changed data must be re-copied.