Exabytes - Schedule Hard Drive and RAID Upgrade on Paladin (202.75.48.14)

Date :  1 October 2009
Time : 9.00AM GMT+ 0800

Maintenance Updates:
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We had reverted the upgrade due consideration of prolong service downtime. We will postpone this upgrade to another date. Now the server is up and servies resume.
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Date :  1 October 2009
Time : 8.30AM GMT+ 0800

Maintenance Updates:
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2st Phase of maintenance, Hardware Replacement and Restoration. At this moment the restoration progress still at 20%. We will update again for next progress.
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Date :  1 October 2009
Time : 6.30AM GMT+ 0800

Maintenance Updates:
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2st Phase of maintenance, Hardware Replacement and Restoration. Paladin old hdd has been upgraded with hardware RAID (Mirror RAID 1). Then the backup image will be restore to this new hardware. At this moment the restoration progress still at 1%. We will update again for next progress.
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Date :  1 October 2009
Time : 5.00AM GMT+ 0800

Maintenance Updates:
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1st Phase of maintenance, Backup. At this moment the backup status still in progress at 95%. We will update again for next progress.

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Date :  1 October 2009
Time : 4.00AM GMT+ 0800

Maintenance Updates:
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1st Phase of maintenance, Backup. At this moment the backup status still in progress at 80%. We will update again for next progress.

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Date :  1 October 2009
Time : 3.00AM GMT+ 0800

Maintenance Updates:
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1st Phase of maintenance, Backup. At this moment the backup status still in progress at 70%. We will update again for next progress.

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Date :  1 October 2009
Time : 1.30AM GMT+ 0800

Maintenance Updates:
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1st Phase of maintenance, Backup. At this moment the backup status still in progress at 35%. We will update again for next progress.

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Date :  30 September 2009
Time : 11.30PM GMT+ 0800

Maintenance Updates:
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1st Phase of maintenance, Backup. At this moment the backup status still in progress at 5%. We will update again for next progress.

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Date :  30 September 2009
Time : 10.00PM GMT+ 0800
Expected ETA : 10 Hours

Maintenance Details:
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We will be upgrading the existing hard disk for the Windows Web/HELM/DNS Server - Paladin from 200GB to 500GB as to support the continuous growth of disk usage for existing clients on the server. At the same time, the Windows mirror RAID on this server will be converted to hardware RAID/

Maintenance Effect:
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As we need to synchronize the existing data to the new hard disk and making sure all the data is up-to-date, we will be stopping the all the services such as FTP, Web, HELM, DNS and MySQL on the server side. We estimate the entire process will completes in 10 hours time. Mail service operate as usual as it is hosted.