As part of the Network capability uplift within MeRC(Monash eResearch Centre), a maintenance window is planned to upgrade the backbone infrastructure.
The main benefits of this upgrade will be:
Planned Start: 15:00 , Friday, 27th Nov 2020 (AEDT)
Planned Finish: 23:00 , Friday, 27th Nov 2020 (AEDT)
Total : 8 hrs
All platforms including research cloud in the MeRN(Monash eResearch Network) data centre to the Monash University Corporate data centre may experience a 1-2sec interruption as traffic is adjusted.
Instruments at the building in Clayton campus connected to MeRN will experience two interruptions
1-2sec between 3pm-4pm
1hr or so between 6pm-7pm due to the physical migration effort
Within AZ or intra AZs(monash-01, monash-02, monash-03) or connection to/from external network(for example: google or other sites in Nectar) is not affected with this change.
Due to some ACL issue, the change was rolled back
There were no interruption observed at Monash Research Cloud.