Re: [Full-disclosure] Internet Going Down For Maintenance
From: Steve Kudlak (chromazine_at_sbcglobal.net)
Date: Fri, 01 Apr 2005 08:09:02 -0800 To: Larry Seltzer <email@example.com>
I suspect that this has something to do with today being April First
called "April Fool's Day". My sister in Pittsburgh is one year oloder
today. Since she was born a couple months permature she was a pretty big
April Fool's surprise.
Larry Seltzer wrote:
>Internet To Close For Maintenance This Weekend
>April 1, 2005 Posted: 6:36 AM EDT (1136 GMT)
>BERN, Switzerland (Reuters) -- Long-scheduled maintenance will bring the
>Internet down this Saturday from 9PM to 3AM Greenwich Mean Time.
>The Internet Architecture Board, in coordination with the United Nations,
>has planned an "infrastructure maintenance window" for several years.
>According to IAB Senior Consultant Ursula Techenspüf "such a massive network
>requires occasional maintenance to upgrade aging equipment." Also planned is
>the first resorting of IP (Internet Protocol) numbers since before the
>Techenspüf added "Years ago, when the Internet was largely academic, such
>maintenance was not as stressful or disruptive. Most maintenance can be
>performed on a 'hot' network now, but resetting of the Internet core still
>requires taking it down."
>Users should not expect to lose much data, although experts do warn of a
>potential data surge when the network comes back up, and advise users to
>bring systems back on the network slowly and cautiously.
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