Upgrading to Debian 10 “buster” (complete)

We’re upgrading our servers from Debian Linux version 9 (codename “stretch”) to version 10 (codename “buster”). We’ll be finishing that process over the next couple of weeks.

Your website and email should continue working as they always have, and we don’t expect any downtime. However, if you do have any trouble, don’t hesitate to contact us.

Although the final steps of the upgrade modify hundreds of software packages on the server, we’ve tested it extensively and don’t expect most customers to notice any change. (We’ve already been using the newer version of Debian for our own servers.)

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Scheduled maintenance for Linux updates (completed)

Due to software updates on our servers, Web hosting customers will experience about seven minutes of scheduled maintenance downtime between 11 PM and 1 AM Pacific time starting on one of the following nights, depending on which server your site is on:

  • Thursday, February 4 (servers beginning with the letter “L”, such as “lrrr”)
  • Friday, February 5 (all other servers beginning with letters “F-Z”, such as “farnsworth”)
  • Saturday, February 6 (servers beginning with letters “A-E”, such as “amy”)

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