[Box Backup] HEADSUP: Website/wiki/subversion downtime this weekend

James O'Gorman james at netinertia.co.uk
Fri May 14 12:44:55 BST 2010

Hi all,

Unfortunately due to a delay with the courier the new server isn't arriving until next week now. There will still be a period of downtime between 2200 GMT and 0500 GMT while the existing server is moved to the new datacentre.


On 12 May 2010, at 17:06, James O'Gorman wrote:

> Hi all,
> The main web server for boxbackup.org will have some downtime this weekend, starting from around 2100 GMT on Friday night (i.e. 2200 BST / 2300 CET) to allow:
> 1) My ISP to move to a new datacentre (there will be no IP address changes so no DNS issues); and
> 2) Moving to a new server!
> I anticipate the installation of the new server to be completed by midnight on Friday night/Saturday morning, however I will need to copy all the data from the old server to the new and reconfigure all the services. I'm hoping this to be complete by Saturday afternoon.
> I finally found some time (and money) to get a new machine as the current server is getting a bit unreliable (not helped by mod_python eating all available memory from time to time. Naughty mod_python!). The new machine is much beefier. :-)
> Please note the mailing lists will not be affected by this as they are on a different server.
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