[Operators] Server loss

Mathias Ertl mati at fsinf.at
Sun Apr 30 19:58:03 UTC 2017


Are there any news on bringing xmpp.net back up? It was a *very* handy
tool for validating your TLS certs, TLSA records etc.

In any case, is the source code of that tool available somehwere? If the
XSF doesn't have the resources to bring it back online right away, I
would host my own instance, if it's possible.

I'm looking forward to more info!


On 03/29/2017 12:49 PM, Kevin Smith wrote:
> As many of you will have noticed, we had a ‘minor issue’ with the
> server at the weekend. To cut a moderately long story short, there
> was a failure at the hosting provider, destroying the server that
> hosts the xmpp.org XMPP service, website, wiki, xmpp.net service,
> etc. etc. Because these things always work better together, we then
> discovered that that machine wasn’t being backed up. The upshot of
> this is that we’ve potentially permanently lost most of the data on
> the server. We’re working to bring services back online as well as we
> can and recover what data we can, but there will be data loss even in
> the best possible case.
> Thanks to everyone who’s been helping recover from this, but
> especially Edwin who’s put in obscene amounts of time and is
> continuing to do so.
> If it happens that you have any of the wiki data locally for some
> reason (e.g. browser tabs still open), please recover it and send it
> our way.
> /K

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