Software upgrade core routers

Software upgrade core routers

28-06-2018 00:00:00

Urgency: planned

Affected services:
  • traffic between internet and BIT network
  • customer BGP sessions with BIT routers
Expected Impact:
  • short disruptions in traffic to and from the internet are possible
  • downtime of several minutes of customer BGP sessions with BIT

Customer intervention required: no

Referencenumber: 155408

Summary:
On Thursday, June 28th between 0.00h and 7.00h our two core routers in BIT-1 and in BIT-2A will be upgraded one by one.

Before upgrading router software we will divert traffic to other paths. This may result in a short disruption in customer connections. Customers with BGP peering sessions with BIT will observe downtime of their session during this upgrades.

Details:
During this maintenance the routers will be upgraded to the latest  stable version of the software, in which a number of improvements on stability are implemented. A reboot of the core routers is required to activate the new software version.



Update 28-06-2018, 3.30h:
This maintenance was completed successfully at 3.30h.

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