Add IBM cloud to the list of reboots to come

Gigaom

The latest Xen hypervisor vulnerabilities are forcing IBM to reboot some customers’ cloud instances between now and March 10. The vendor sent out an alert to affected IBM SoftLayer customers on Friday, the same day Linode alerted its customers.

As reported, [company]Amazon[/company] Web Services and [company]Rackspace[/company] already posted news about the updates on Thursday night.

Per an [company]IBM[/company] notice sent to customers, the company said it was “in the process of scheduling maintenance for patching and rebooting a portion of services that host portal-provisioned virtual server instances, virtual servers hosted on these servers will be offline during the patching and rebooting process.”

As with the other alerts, the maintenance will happen before March 10, when more details of hte underlying Xen vulnerability will be disclosed. IBM promised more information when it becomes available and said it was working to minimize service disruptions.

View original post

Advertisements
This entry was posted in Brian By Experience. Bookmark the permalink.

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s