[epsi-coord] Fwd: hand over epsiplatform.eu
daniel.dietrich at okfn.org
Mon Feb 11 18:21:55 GMT 2013
Begin forwarded message:
> From: Nils Toedtmann <nils.toedtmann at okfn.org>
> Subject: Re: hand over epsiplatform.eu
> Date: 11 February 2013 19:14:53 CET
> To: Daniel Dietrich <daniel.dietrich at okfn.org>
> Cc: OKFN Sysadmin <sysadmin at okfn.org>, OKF Management <management at okfn.org>
> On 02/11/2013 05:23 PM, Daniel Dietrich wrote:
>> as you might have heard our contract for the project epsiplatform.eu will end on 1st March.
>> This means that at some point we have to handover the epsipltform website to the new consortium lead. PAU Education http://www.paueducation.com/en
>> We do not have jet been contacted by the new consortium, which is not necessary a good sign. So we might need to be prepared to keep it alive until the handover is complete on the other hand we can not effort having a lot of work with this.
>> Nils: How much work do you think it necessary for this?
> Depends on what is understood to be a handover :-)
> [A] The EPSI web platform
> OKF is only doing low-level sysadmin, the Drupal instance itself is
> maintained by Ton Zijlstra and (to my knowledge) Peter and John
> Rukavina. We could simply hand over either the Linode VMs, or our whole
> Linode accout to the new consortium . Then we inject their SSH keys
> and should be done.
> The pure sysadmin work should be less than one hour. But the
> communication necessary to coordinate the handover between the new
> admins, Linode and us can easily take days, depending on how alert those
> new guys are.
> [B] The EPSI mail addresses
> We operate ~10 mail forwardings for @epsiplatform.eu on mail.okfn.org.
> If they want to take over, we can send them the list of aliases and
> change the MX record afterwards. <30min as long as all goes well.
> [C] The EPSI domains
> We have 10 EPSI domains in our gandi account. If they want to transfer
> them, we can send them the AUTH-IDs and zonefiles (1h). In theory that
> is simple. In reality, such transfers (in three different TLDs) can get
> arbitrarily painful and require a myriad of back-and-forth-mailing.
> Does that answer your question?
>  Our Linode account only contains the two EPSI VMs. Turns out it is
> an advantage that we never made the effort to migrate the EPSI VMs to
> rackspace ;-)
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