[Buildroot] [Hosting] Migrating ash (mailman, ticket tracking, imap, shell server) to a VM - Jul 8, 2013 5:00PM PDT (Jul 9 2013 0000 UTC)
jacmet at sunsite.dk
Sat Jul 6 08:32:55 UTC 2013
>>>>> "Lance" == Lance Albertson <lance at osuosl.org> writes:
The mailing list will have a short downtime on Monday.
let me know if something isn't working afterwards.
Lance> Service(s) affected: All mailman instances on our shared
Lance> instance, all OSL mail delivery, RT (ticket tracking) and OSL
Lance> Shell access.
Lance> All mail will be queued up while the outage occurs.
Lance> Outage Window:
Lance> Start: Mon, Jul 8, 5:00PM PDT (Tue Jul 9 0000 UTC)
Lance> End: Mon, Jul 8, 7:00PM PDT (Tue Jul 9 0200 UTC)
Lance> Reason for outage:
Lance> The hardware that hosts mailman, our mail store and shell is
Lance> aging and desperately needs to be on better hardware. In
Lance> additional we're running out of disk space on the machine and
Lance> can more easily manage that grow in a virtualizied
Lance> environment. I expect the actual outage to last around one hour
Lance> while we wait for a final sync of the data to the VM.
Lance> We will likely have another outage on this host later in the
Lance> summer to switch it to CentOS 6 but this migration is literally
Lance> just an rsync to get it on newer hardware.
Lance> Projects affected: All shared mailman instances on ash and OSL
Lance> Lance Albertson
Lance> Oregon State University | Open Source Lab
Bye, Peter Korsgaard
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