After further investigation with our upstream provider about this network incident, we would like to make a correction to the initial report with an addition.
On the 5th of September, between 11:38 and 12:06 UTC our EU-B (NL2) platform experienced an issue related to outgoing traffic from, and traffic within, the platform. Incoming requests were unaffected.
Below are details from the upstream provider:
We had an un-expected server hardware failure, and while our high availability service was migrating services to a new node, this coincidentally overlapped with our regular cloudstack maintenance update. This caused the virtual routers to run into some kind of race condition while switching over from master to backup one, which in turn led to the ARP entry pointing to the backup router.
To prevent this occurring in the future our upstream provider will: