qwest outage no notice

sthaug at nethelp.no sthaug at nethelp.no
Thu Jan 7 12:06:31 UTC 2010

> We just had a qwest outage of about 2 mins at 1:41am pst. When I called 
> to report it I was told it was a 200+ emergency software upgrade due to 
> a security concern, and that we will get a notice later after the fact. 
> Normally we get notices in advance, even for software upgrades due to 
> security or other important issues, so I am curious if other qwest 
> customers had the same experience and wether this is how it's going to 
> be from here on in? The affected platform was juniper and I'd love to 
> know the specfic case being addressed here.

We received 7 Juniper Security Advisories today. My guess is that this
is the reason for the Qwest outage you've seen.

Steinar Haug, Nethelp consulting, sthaug at nethelp.no

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