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Posted a day ago on December 11th 2019 by Brutus5000

Running, maintaining and developing FAF is a time expensive task. The current FAF stack counts more than 30 services that need constant supervision for updates and security fixes.

If you are interested in helping out the current administration team, challenging tasks like the following are wait

Posted 3 months ago on September 20th 2019 by Brutus5000

Hi there,

Some community members asked me what the server update achieved, and I want to give you a small summary about the important stuff:

  1. All server packages to keep up with latest security updates etc. were updated (side note: it include an update of the Docker engine to version 19.03 &#

Posted 3 months ago on September 14th 2019 by Brutus5000

Hello everyone,

we have scheduled the next server maintenance for Friday, the 20th of September from 6-8am UTC (8-10am CEST).

All services will go down for a while. For more information visit our dedicated github page: https://github.com/orgs/FAForever/projects/2

— Brutus5000

Posted 4 months ago on August 20th 2019 by Brutus5000

Hello everyone,

as you might have noticed the server has currently massive issues during peak time (somewhere between 18:00 and 22:00 CEST).
Unfortunately, we were not able to locate the root cause for this issue now, so the issue will probably remain for a few days.

We apologize for this.

[Update

Posted 5 months ago on July 24th 2019 by Brutus5000

Hi everyone,

on Saturday we will perform some server maintenance. Due to personal constraints, I cannot give an exact time.
As we are performing changes to the replay server, all replays on the running games will break. The games itself will keep running, as the lobby server will not be touched.

A

Posted 6 months ago on June 20th 2019 by Brutus5000

Hello everybody,

We’d like to inform you that the next server maintenance will happen tomorrow at 08:00 UTC (10 am Paris/Berlin).

Due to a necessary upgrade of the operating system, all services will be offline for a while.

The python server update will bring the following changes :

  • Fixed AP

Posted 10 months ago on January 31st 2019 by Brutus5000

Hello commanders,

this afternoon we had a service outage due to our server disk running full.
We freed up some space to buy some time, but to fix the root cause of the problem we will need to shutdown and restart some services tonight.

Work will start at around 23:00 CET.

— Brutus5000

Posted a year ago on October 29th 2018 by Brutus5000

Hello commanders,

the next server update is scheduled for next Wednesday, the 31st of October.
The starting time will be around 17:00 UTC / 18:00 CET. Since we are touching some core parts of the infrastructure, I would expect a little longer downtime as usual. But it should not take longer than 2

Posted a year ago on July 25th 2018 by Brutus5000

Dear commanders,

following our regular calendar schedule, next monday we will perform the next server update. So FAF will face a partial outage. Due to constraints with our real-life jobs the update will probably fall into a timeframe between 18.00-20.00 CEST.

– Brutus5000

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