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CSC confluence server has a maintenance window on the first friday of every month at 16-18 UTC+2 (EET). Service is not guaranteed during maintenance windows.
Confluence version will be updated to 4.3.7 on thu 2014-07-24, starting at 15:00 UTC+3.
The update will end support for confluence internal calendar plugin, calendars can still be shown with the google calendar integration plugin.
New features https://confluence.atlassian.com/display/DOC/Confluence+4.3+Release+Notes include e.g. table sorting.
Today was once again the 1st friday of the month, and the time of the scheduled monthly confluence.csc.fi maintenance break, starting at 16:00 UTC+2.
The agenda was to patch a recent security bug, and if possible, upgrade from 4.1 to 4.2.
After working on the system for 3 h 30 min, confluence was upgraded from 4.1.10 to 4.2.13, and the security flaw patched. Trouble was, the calendar plugin stopped working.
Since there were only a few page edits done during the maintenance break,…
The login server that manages confluence.csc.fi, jira.csc.fi, info.funet.fi and other services will be updated on fri 31.1.2014 at 15:00 UTC+3. Existing sessions should work, but new logins cannot be made while the update is in progress. Estimated length of update is 3 h.
After the update, openid service should become available from crowd.
Due to christmas vacation, an exception will be made in the monthly first friday update cycle of confluence.csc.fi.
There will be a maintenance break of confluence starting at 14:00 UTC+2 on fri 27.12.2013. Mostly small tweaks.
Also, crowd.csc.fi will be updated on the same day at 13:00 UTC+2. The machine will get an additional processor to handle workload. During the maintenance break, new logins cannot be made, but existing logged in sessions should work.
The login server that manages confluence.csc.fi, jira.csc.fi and other services will be updated on thu 7.4.2013 at 16:00 UTC+3. Existing sessions should work, but new logins cannot be made while the update is in progress. Estimated length of update is 1 h.
Confluence.csc.fi will receive a version upgrade on fri 2013-04-05. Estimated downtime is 16:00-18:00 UTC+2.
The target version is 4.1.10 with release notes https://confluence.atlassian.com/display/DOC/Confluence+4.1.10+Release+Notes online.
New promised features include drag&drop file uploading and a form of wiki markup for page editing.
Please arrange your schedules so that the downtime will hinder only minimally any meetings or processes.
In the future, confluence.csc.…
I have reports from several users that they cannot login to confluence even with multiple browsers. One possible culprit is the indexing of confluence itself.
My plan is to rebuild the indexes from scratch today evening, starting at 17:00.
This will result in at least 30min break in the service.
ref. https://confluence.atlassian.com/display/CONFKB/Rebuild+the+Content+Indices+from+Scratch https://confluence.atlassian.com/display/CONFKB/Rebuild+the+Content+Indices+from+Scratch
There will be a short pause in confluence.csc.fi server on fri 4.1.2013 at 15:00 UTC+2. The server will receive more memory for smoother operation.
There will be a version update break on fri 2012-12-27, starting at 15:00 UTC+2.
Login trouble? Restart your browser https://confluence.csc.fi/display/adm/FAQ.
Confluence has been upgraded to version 4.0.3. At least one more update will follow.
confluence.csc.fi was upgraded to version 4.0.7.
In order to fix a security hole and cause minimal disturbance to the installed plugins, the server was updated from 4.0.3 to 4.0.7 on fri 2012-12-28, starting at 15:00 UTC+2.
This shouldn't have caused much disturbance since christmas holidays mean low usage of the server
At the same time,…