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Status Functionality already exists
Workspace UrbanCode
Categories Deploy
Created by Guest
Created on Jan 27, 2023

API to manage Maintenance Mode

We have the ability to create blackouts within UCD as part of the API offering. When setting a blackout period maintenance mode is automatically enabled, however when the blackout ends the maintenance mode is left on. I agree with this approach in case there are events in the schedule that causes a delay to the closure of the planned change.

To best execute automation functionality we are creating it would be good if we could have an ad hoc way of managing the maintenance mode via an API call for both enabling and disabling.

This will allow us to apply maintenance mode at short notice for unplanned outages where for example we need to stop a single node or take corrective action in the DB, it will also allow our comms to be automated at the end of planned and unplanned outages.

Although this is a nice to have we do not have a dedicated timeline for implementation.

We are looking at increasing automation of our comms, upgrade, patching and break fix processes, we are trying to reduce the number of manual hand offs/actions as part of our application management.

Idea priority Medium
  • Admin
    Randy Langehennig
    Nov 8, 2023

    Discussed with team on 11/8/2023 and will do some testing.

  • Admin
    Osman Burucu
    Feb 21, 2023

    actually the following is possible:

    • Enable maintenance mode through a cli endpoint.

      • curl 'https://yourucdserver:yourport/cli/systemConfiguration' -XPUT --data-binary '{ "maintenanceModeEnabled": true }' -H "Content-Type: application/json"

      • or using udclient command "setSystemConfiguration file.json" where file.json contains the same json body as above.

    • disable

      • curl 'https://yourucdserver:yourport/cli/systemConfiguration' -XPUT --data-binary '{ "maintenanceModeEnabled": false }' -H "Content-Type: application/json"

      • or using udclient command

  • Admin
    Osman Burucu
    Feb 15, 2023

    Thank You for providing a new idea. Together with the development lead we are analyzing it.