Tonight’s Kernel Upgrade will be brief, starting at 11PM and should be concluded by 11:15PM as the big server with home directories, Mint, Debian, Ubuntu, and the Web Server are all done because all got sick under the previous kernel and were upgraded Tuesday.
So Web service and those three shell servers will not be interrupted. Mail service, the other shell servers, and private virtual servers will be interrupted but it should be less than 15 minutes downtime in all.
We have a new (old) payment option. In addition to mail-in payments and credit and debit cards, we can now process electronic checks.