Reminder: [MAINT] GnuCash Service Outage Sat, Aug 25 1000-1800 US/EDT

Derek Atkins warlord at MIT.EDU
Sat Aug 25 11:17:41 EDT 2012


This is going to be starting any minute.  All services (except will be down while this process is ongoing.
I'll send another email when it's complete.


Derek Atkins <warlord at> writes:

> Hi all,
> In short:
> What: GnuCash System Maintenance
> When: Saturday, August 25, 2012   1000-1800 US/EDT (1400-2200 UTC)
> Why:  Move GnuCash server into its new rack location and transfer power
>       to the new UPS system
> Who:  You?  This will affect Subversion, Email, Wiki, Trac, Gncbot
> I'm planning to install the GnuCash everything server into its new rack
> location this Saturday, August 25.  This will require powering down the
> systems in order to move them, install them into the rack, rewire
> everything, and get them up on the new UPS system.  This will affect the
> GnuCash Everything Server, which manages Subversion, Wiki, Trac, and
> Email.  The website ( will not be affected.
> The exact time of the move (and hense the start of the downtime) is
> somewhat dependent on my daughter's schedule for the day.  Similarly, I
> don't know how long it will take me to move and rewire the equipment, so
> the length of downtime is also unknown.  I'm trying to pre-install the
> necessary shelving and making sure I have all the cables I need before I
> start, but obviously issues always crop up.
> I will send out a reminder email before I start taking stuff down, and I
> will try to make announcements on IRC during the process.  Keep in mind
> that my network will be down as part of the move, so I will fall offline
> myself.  I'll send email and announce on IRC when the move is complete.
> Please let me know if you have any questions or issues with this plan.
> Thanks,
> -derek

       Derek Atkins, SB '93 MIT EE, SM '95 MIT Media Laboratory
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