After a two week testing period, several services will be upgraded to the latest software distributions on Friday March 25 beginning at 11 PM EDT (-0400 GMT) .   Affected services may be briefly inaccessible shortly after 11 PM.  Changes will provide improvements to performance and stability, as well as new features.  The list of upgrades includes:

  • Apache (http server): general security upgrade
  • Dovecot (IMAP/POP3): performance and security improvements, major upgrade from 1.0 -> 1.2
  • Postfix (SMTP): performance upgrade 2.5 -> 2.7
  • SpamAssassin (spam filtering): improved spam filtering capabilities, major upgrade from 3.2 -> 3.3
  • vsftpd (FTP): security upgrade, 2.1 -> 2.2

11:37 PM: all upgrades have been completed.

Multiple Service Upgrades – Friday

2 thoughts on “Multiple Service Upgrades – Friday

  • March 28, 2010 at 11:30 am UTC


    It looks like the update to SpamAssassin 3.3.0 has removed the permission to use the sa-learn command.

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