Re: [Full-disclosure] Internet Going Down For Maintenance

From: Steve Kudlak (chromazine_at_sbcglobal.net)
Date: 04/01/05

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    Date: Fri, 01 Apr 2005 08:09:02 -0800
    To: Larry Seltzer <larry@larryseltzer.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.

    Have Fun,
    Sends Steve

    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
    >dotcom boom.
    >
    >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.
    >
    >Copyright 2005 Reuters. All rights reserved. This material may not be
    >published, broadcast, rewritten, or redistributed
    >
    >
    >
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