Bitfinex will implement the planned maintenance of infrastructure 4 October 2018 between 06:00 UTC and 18:00 UTC . The exact time of the update service will be published 30 minutes before you start the upgrade.
Traders should expect a service interruption of about 2 hours, until the service is performed.
The exact time that do not require a warning from the pumps and DDOS attacks
However, the exchange was given only the period of time between 6 am and 6 PM, when they will carry out their maintenance on the trading platform. They continue to explain that the provision of accurate time has its drawbacks.
Sorry, we can’t give you the exact time for updating a platform, in addition to the above broad parameters because of the risk of DDOS attacks, attempts to manipulate the market, etc. We will do our best to provide all our users for sufficient time to you consequently have prepared your trading strategy.
Will be announced 30 minutes ahead
Team Bitfinex has since updated via Twitter that they will announce the exact update time for 30 minutes before it is finished. The full tweet can be found below.
Users reported the outage during the upgrade
As it usually happens with all the planned maintenance on the exchange of cryptocurrency, during the upgrade, all trade services and financial markets will be unavailable. Users also will not be able to Deposit or withdraw funds during this time period.
As for transactions, users are encouraged to report it to Bitfinex.
Users will not be able to monitor, edit or cancel your active orders and active positions during the entire period of service. Users who don’t want to influence them to potential price movements after Bitfinex will open again * must * take action, canceling orders and closing positions beforeyou start the upgrade.
How to track maintenance
The exchange has provided this link as a way of tracking scheduled updates.
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