[okfn-help] [okfn-discuss] OKF server down

Rufus Pollock rufus.pollock at okfn.org
Tue Nov 3 09:16:12 GMT 2009

Dear Will,

The offer of space for an rsync would be gratefully accepted :)
There's different things we can rsync so we can be flexible in terms
of space.

Would you like to drop in to our regular Tuesday irc meetup to sort
out details (if this isn't convenient just let us know a better time)?


2009/10/31 Jonathan Gray <jonathan.gray at okfn.org>:
> Many thanks for your offer will! I think that would be very useful!
> I've carbon copied this to the okfn-help list to ask Rufus, James and
> John how best to proceed...
> Best,
> Jonathan
> On Sat, Oct 31, 2009 at 1:48 PM, William Waites <wwaites at googlemail.com> wrote:
>> If it is at all helpful for the future I probably have enough disc space that we can set up an hourly or daily rsync...
>> William Waites
>> Email: wwaites at gmail.com
>> UK tel: +44 131 516 3563
>> UK mob: +44 789 798 9965
>> -----Original Message-----
>> From: Jonathan Gray
>> Sent:  2009/10/29 22:12:51
>> Subject:  [okfn-discuss] OKF server down
>> Dear all,
>> You may have noticed that some of the OKF's site, lists and services
>> have been down in the last day. Unfortunately one of our main servers
>> (which included our blog, mailing lists and KnowledgeForge among other
>> things) was taken offline last night. We had not received notification
>> of this from the host, and they were very unhelpful in giving us
>> access to the machine. After some late night wrangling late last night
>> and throughout the day today, we've now put many of the services back
>> online from backups, and are currently restoring the rest via a full
>> image of the server.
>> We are very sorry for any inconvenience caused to anyone who's been
>> unable to access KnowledgeForge during the last 24 hours - and to
>> anyone who may have sent any emails to OKF lists. If you sent email to
>> the lists and they do not show up in the archives, we'd kindly request
>> you to send them again!
>> Finally - a big thank you to John Bywater, James Casbon and Rufus for
>> all their hard work on getting us back online!
>> If anyone has any questions or concerns, please let us know.
>> Warm regards,
>> --
>> Jonathan Gray
>> Community Coordinator
>> The Open Knowledge Foundation
>> http://www.okfn.org
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