[Complete][Scheduled outage] monash-02 zone external network (Internet) connectivity hazard Jan 14, 2016, 6:00pm-8:00pm AEDT

Please be aware there will be a brief (5-10 minute) outage between the monash-02 zone and the rest of the RC and Internet whilst engineers migrate Monash eResearch Network routing to new 100Gb infrastructure.

Duration: 10 minutes

Start Time: 6:00pm AEDT Thurs Jan 14th 2016

End Time: 8:00pm AEDT Thurs Jan 14th 2016

During the outage:

  • instances in the monash-02 zone will be cut-off from the Internet, broader AARNet services, and other NeCTAR Research Cloud zones
  • instances within monash-02 will remain visible to each other
  • instances and volumes in the monash-02 zone will not be able to launch or delete or be otherwise manipulated via the Research Cloud APIs


The upgrade was completed successfully with less than 30s of connectivity interruption.