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Tuesday morning this week (tomorrow), there will be a Wikimedia planned network outage at approximately 7AM UTC (that's 3AM EDT, which is local time for the servers in Florida). The reason is that we'll be moving the entire network from one physical location to another. The span of this outage is at this time unknown, but should't be terribly long, barring unexpected delays. The most popularly known website that will be affected by this will be Wikipedia . I think the admin devs are planning to switch access load to squids in France, providing read-only access for the bulk of the network outage, but it's entirely possible that I imagined that aspect of it all. I'm just the datacenter technician.
This means I'll be working with several others unplugging, hauling, and reconnecting servers in the wee hours of the morning. Should be fun.