Azure Planned Maintenance on VM's February 1 2021

David Delorge 21 Reputation points
2021-01-29T15:38:09.253+00:00

Does anyone know why this doesn't show in the planned maintenance yet?

Also, this is a big impact on your clients- any ideas why MS is so quiet about it?

Node maintenance may affect one or more of your virtual machines in East US
You're receiving this notice because you currently use Azure Virtual Machines.
You have been identified as a customer using Virtual Machines in East US who may experience connection failures and network latency when attempting to access some Virtual Machines hosted in the region.
Due to failing hardware, planned maintenance is being scheduled immediately after this notification, starting at 1 February 2021 21:00 UTC until 2 February 2021 21:00 UTC. To minimize risk to your service, and in case the hardware fails before the system-initiated migration occurs, we recommend that you redeploy your virtual machine prior to 1 February 2021 21:00 UTC.
During this maintenance window, IaaS virtual machines will be migrated to newer network hardware. Please expect each VM to be unavailable for up to 15 minutes after initiating the maintenance. Operating system and data disks will be retained, but temporary disks will be reset.
See a list of your affected VMs in the Account Information section of this email.
For more control over when your VMs will be affected, migrate your deployments using the Azure portal or PowerShell by following the steps below. You must complete the migration prior to 1 February 2021 21:00 UTC.
Migrate using the Azure portal
For both Classic and Azure Resource Manager (ARM) VMs:

  1. Log into the Azure portal and navigate to the VMs you want to migrate.
  2. Select "Stop" to stop and deallocate the VM. Please ensure the VM status has transitioned to "Stop (deallocated)".
  3. Select "Start" only after the previous change in status has completed.
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  1. TravisCragg-MSFT 5,681 Reputation points Microsoft Employee
    2021-01-30T00:31:16.503+00:00

    We send notifications to those who will be affected by the planned maintenance ahead of time. Although rare, sometimes we need to reboot the host notes which host the VMs to push platform and security updates to Azure.

    I am not aware of any large scale maintenance coming up, so it is likely that it is a maintenance local to the region, or even the particular cluster your VMs are deployed on.

    if you have any other questions please let me know.

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  1. TravisCragg-MSFT 5,681 Reputation points Microsoft Employee
    2021-01-30T00:31:26.45+00:00

    We send notifications to those who will be affected by the planned maintenance ahead of time. Although rare, sometimes we need to reboot the host notes which host the VMs to push platform and security updates to Azure.

    I am not aware of any large scale maintenance coming up, so it is likely that it is a maintenance local to the region, or even the particular cluster your VMs are deployed on.

    if you have any other questions please let me know.

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