motd.tail renamed itself to motd.tail.old in all of my servers at the same time

Alberto Fuentes alberto.fuentes at
Thu Feb 16 10:19:04 UTC 2012

suddenly all of my servers stopped showing /etc/motd.tail i noticed in 
some of the it got renamed to motd.tail.old... after a few minutes, it 
started working again.

I googled a little bit the issue without luck...

Does anybody know what happened?


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