Brienne: server offline

2:40AM Scheduled maintenance was completed on Brienne at 9:10PM on Friday 28 November, but the server failed to reboot. Hetzner’s datacenter technicians are still working on the problem, almost 6 hours later. If they fail to get the server up and running, I will ask them to remove the harddrives so that we can move all the data to another server.

3:45AM the Hetzner technicians have been unable to boot the server, even after swapping out multiple bits of hardware. We will attache the hard drives to another server, and start copying the data to another one of our servers. Unfortunately, this will take many hours, during which time the sites formerly hosted on Brienne will be offline.

4:55AM The technicians have attached the hard drives to another server, and we have started copying the data.