qwest outage no notice

JoeSox joesox at gmail.com
Thu Jan 7 15:25:28 UTC 2010

On Thu, Jan 7, 2010 at 4:06 AM,  <sthaug at nethelp.no> wrote:
>> 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.

My QWest account manager called three different people at my business
7hrs before the maintenance. Also mentioned the Juniper Security
Later, Joe

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