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Scheduled Migration on some of our Windows hosting servers
Posted by Reema M on 07 February 2017 08:04 PM

 

Update:

The Maintenance on all the below mentioned Linux servers have been completed and the services are up now.

Please feel free to contact our support team in case you have any queries.

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Maintenance Notice :

Please be advised that the following Windows servers will be undergoing migration as per the schedule and reason mentioned below.

Reason :

Upgrading the OS from Windows 2008 to Windows 2012

Benefits of this Migration :

  • Windows 2012 std R2 supports more memory
  • Windows 2012 ships with IIS8.x which support CPU throttling for worker process
  • Windows 2012 ships in with building security feature of restricting IP for failed ftp attempt for x min.
  • Support for Powershell v4.0 and feature improvement
  • Management/backup/recovery ease w.r.t Hyper-V 2012 VPSs


Maintenance Window :

Server Date Start Time (IST) Expected Downtime
bh-plesk-web3.webhostbox.net Thursday, 09 February 2017 19:00 2 Hours
mdus-pp-wb10.webhostbox.net Thursday, 10 February 2017 20:00 2 Hours
plesk-web22.webhostbox.net Friday, 10 February 2017 19:00 2 Hours

 

Affected Services : All services hosted on this server.

Please Note: Plesk Panel service and FTP service would be stopped at 2:00 PM IST on the same day itself i.e 09/02/2017 and you will not able to upload any new data post that till the migration is completed.
The downtime should not exceed more than 1 hour starting from schedule time but we are taking the 2 hour as buffer during which all the service would be affected.

Please feel free to contact our support helpdesk in case you have any queries.