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Re: Hosting infrastructure change: Testing phase

From: Doug Schepers <schepers@w3.org>
Date: Fri, 13 Dec 2013 12:19:20 -0500
Message-ID: <52AB4198.5000903@w3.org>
To: Renoir Boulanger <renoir@w3.org>
CC: List WebPlatform public <public-webplatform@w3.org>, List Team Webplatform Admin <team-webplatform-admin@w3.org>
Hi, folks–

Just to let you know, we currently have an outage on the new servers. 
This is a planned downtime; Etienne, the volunteer assisting Renoir in 
setting up the servers, networking, and OpenStack management is very 
busy, but is working on our systems as much as he is able. We expect 
this to be resolved in the next day or so.

This will not affect the current primary server, only the new environment.

Thanks for your patience!

Regards-
-Doug

On 12/11/13 11:16 AM, Renoir Boulanger wrote:
> Hi all,
>
> I am currently working on migrating our hosting infrastructure to a new
> provider, and it is now time to start testing the new system.
>
> While the migration is not yet complete, you can currently step through
> the new live site. We've duplicated the site content from a database
> snapshot from two weeks ago; once we've verified the functionality of
> the site, we'll copy over the live snapshot. Notably, images and file
> uploads are not yet working, but that will be solved soon.
>
> We're asking you to help test the site now, for the next week. You
> should be able to log in, to edit the content, search, create new pages,
> and do everything you can do with the regular site. The new resources
> are currently indicated by a "2" in the subdomain name, e.g.
> "docs2.webplatform.org <http://docs2.webplatform.org>".
>
> If all goes well, we plan to completely move to our new host (DreamHost)
> on Wednesday of next week, when we'll switch to the proper subdomain
> names (e.g. "www" and "docs" instead of "www2" and "docs2").
>
> The new hosting environment should offer some improvements, including
> faster page loads and improved site stability. In the short term, there
> may be some glitches while we manage the migration, but those should be
> solved fairly quickly.
>
>
> *PLEASE NOTE:*
>
> * All content changes to the new site will be lost when we finalize the
> migration! Do not add anything that you don't want to lose.
> * We are still working heavily on the new set of servers, so if you
> encounter problems, please note the time and check with me (renoirb) on
> IRC or email to see if this was an expected outage.
>
> Some other known issues are:
> * Images and file uploads in ‘http://docs2.webplatform.org’ subdomain,
> they are not migrated yet
> * While following links, you might get redirected to the production
> site. Just add a 2 back, and you should be fine.
>
>
> *WHAT IS MISSING*
>
> * Migrating MediaWiki file uploads
> * Backup bot server
> * Finishing migration according to ‘Status table’ (below), some
> underlying services has to be finished before enabling them
>
>
> *HOW TO TEST*
>
> I you want to test if a given page is working on the new server. You can
> use some full links provided below (‘/URLs’ list/) or browse by yourself.
>
> To test, it is quite easy, just add ‘2’ to the address.
>
> For example, to test the blog application on a given page:
>
> http://blog.webplatform.org/2013/11/gusty-doc-sprint-at-uw-in-seattle/
>
> Add ‘2’ to the sub-domain, like this:
>
> http://blog2.webplatform.org/2013/11/gusty-doc-sprint-at-uw-in-seattle/
>
> Provided that the domain has been migrated, refer to ‘/Migration
> status/’ table below.
>
> It is normal that you get off from the testing server, when you do not
> see the ‘2’ in the sub domain name, just add it back.
>
> If you find any problems, please contact me, and file a bug if it's a
> complex error.
>
>
>
> *STATUS TABLE:*
> done |   original                 | testing hostname
> ----------------------------------------------------------------
> x    | www.webplatform.org <http://www.webplatform.org/>      |
> www2.webplatform.org <http://www2.webplatform.org/>
> x    | docs.webplatform.org <http://docs.webplatform.org/>     |
> docs2.webplatform.org <http://docs2.webplatform.org/>
> x    | preview.webplatform.org <http://preview.webplatform.org/>  |
> preview2.webplatform.org <http://preview2.webplatform.org/>
> x    | result.webplatform.org <http://result.webplatform.org/>   |
> result2.webplatform.org <http://result2.webplatform.org/>
> x    | code.webplatform.org <http://code.webplatform.org/>     |
> code2.webplatform.org <http://code2.webplatform.org/>
>       | talk.webplatform.org <http://talk.webplatform.org/>     |
> talk2.webplatform.org <http://talk2.webplatform.org/>
> x    | monitor.webplatform.org <http://monitor.webplatform.org/>  |
> monitor2.webplatform.org <http://monitor2.webplatform.org/>
> x    | blog.webplatform.org <http://blog.webplatform.org/>     |
> blog2.webplatform.org <http://blog2.webplatform.org/>
> x    | tracking.webplatform.org <http://tracking.webplatform.org/> |
> tracking2.webplatform.org <http://tracking2.webplatform.org/>
> x    | p <http://tracking.webplatform.org/>roject.webplatform.org
> <http://roject.webplatform.org/>  | p
> <http://tracking2.webplatform.org/>roject2.webplatform.org
> <http://roject2.webplatform.org/>
>
>
> *URLs' LIST:*
> * http://blog2.webplatform.org/2013/11/gusty-doc-sprint-at-uw-in-seattle/
> * http://blog2.webplatform.org/
> * http://blog2.webplatform.org/2013/01/documenting-the-future-css-regions/
> * http://blog2.webplatform.org/author/julee/
> * http://blog2.webplatform.org/2012/10/spreading-the-news/
> * http://monitor2.webplatform.org/ganglia/
> * http://tracking2.webplatform.org/
> * http://project2.webplatform.org/analytics
> * http://project2.webplatform.org/dabblet
> * http://docs2.webplatform.org/wiki/concepts/general_programming
> * http://docs2.webplatform.org/wiki/tutorials/javascript_functions
> * http://docs2.webplatform.org/wiki/WPD:Community  (Image error is
> normal at the moment)
> * http://code2.webplatform.org/
> * http://code2.webplatform.org/gist/7784783
> * http://code2.webplatform.org/help/index.html
> * http://www2.webplatform.org/stewards/w3c/
> * http://www2.webplatform.org/stewards/
> * http://docs2.webplatform.org/w/index.php?search=display
> * http://docs2.webplatform.org/w/index.php?search=font-size
>
>
> Regards,
>
> *Renoir Boulanger * | Developer operations engineer
> W3C** | Web Platform Project <http://www.webplatform.org/>
>
> http://w3.org/people/#renoirbhttps://renoirboulanger.com/
> <https://renoirboulanger.com/#is>  ✪ @renoirb <https://github.com/renoirb>
> ~
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