[2022-01-20 6:30 – 8:00 AM PST ] VCEA IT Maintenance – GitLab

Update: This maintenance is complete

Gitlab recurring monthly updates at 06:30 am PT on every third Thursday.  This would be just before GitLab’s monthly feature releases & include all of the previous month’s feature patches and bug fixes – https://about.gitlab.com/releases/

This is planned as maintenance recurring monthly

See below for complete maintenance info.


Maintenance Info

POC: VCEA Systems Team (Andrew Bates)

What: Updating college GitLab servers


  • Start: Thursday January 20, 2022 06:30 PT
  • End: Thursday January 20, 2022 08:00 PT
  • Duration of outage: 15 minutes expected per instance
  • Maintenance or service outages may not last the entire maintenance period.  A notification will be sent once maintenance is complete.

Affected resources: All VCEA managed GitLab servers

Affected users: Faculty, Staff, & Students using VCEA GitLab servers

Notes: This includes a database backup, feature update plus patches, and reboot for relevant kernel deployments.  During the outage, git push/pull and access to the web interface will be disabled.

Notification procedures: A notification will be sent as a response to this email when maintenance is complete, or if there are issues/complications. A notification will be sent as a response to this email if this maintenance is rescheduled.

Follow-up actions required (faculty, staff, students): None expected, although users may need to refresh their browser connection.

If users encounter problems with services after the maintenance window is over, they should contact the VCEA Helpdesk online at support.vcea.wsu.edu, by email at support.vcea@wsu.edu, or by phone at (509)335-6773.