[sf-lug] "vicki", [www.]sf-lug.{org, com} down, ... (SF-LUG list remains up: http://linuxmafia.com/mailman/listinfo/sf-lug)

Michael Paoli Michael.Paoli at cal.berkeley.edu
Thu Aug 20 09:11:57 PDT 2015

Seems highly probable power and/or network have been removed from "vicky"
(the physical box), and thus DOWN are:
list remains up:

> From: "Michael Paoli" <Michael.Paoli at cal.berkeley.edu>
> Subject: BALUG ancillary sites DOWN: Re: Of relevance for BALUG  
> ancillary sites
> Date: Thu, 20 Aug 2015 09:05:43 -0700

> The BALUG ancillary sites were still up yesterday morning, but they're
> DOWN now.  I'm presuming power/network has been removed from the "vicki"
> physical host at the colo site.  I expect there will be more about this
> on the SF-LUG list *real soon now*.
> http://linuxmafia.com/mailman/listinfo/sf-lug
> I do have recent backups - having reasonably anticipated this scenario,
> I have backups from this as recent as yesterday morning.
>> From: "Michael Paoli" <Michael.Paoli at cal.berkeley.edu>
>> Subject: Of relevance for BALUG ancillary sites
>> Date: Sat, 25 Jul 2015 01:30:48 -0700
>> Just a bit of background.  Some BALUG sites may be impacted soon, but *not*
>> www.balug.org or balug.org itself.
>> See:
>> http://lists.balug.org/pipermail/balug-admin-balug.org/2014-July/002233.html
>> for *which* sites will (and won't) be impacted
>> As to some background and why, have a look at:
>> http://linuxmafia.com/pipermail/sf-lug/2015q3/011330.html
>> And, for the BALUG specific bits I left out of the above:
>>> From: "Michael Paoli" <Michael.Paoli at cal.berkeley.edu>
>>> Subject: Re: vicki (exodus) & GoGrid/Datapipe
>>> Date: Thu, 23 Jul 2015 03:14:08 -0700
>>> BALUG: what balug has on the virtual machine atop vicki is certainly
>>> highly useful and convenient, and would be relative pain to be without,
>>> but we could survive without, at least for a bit, and have in fact
>>> relocated it (temporarily) elsewhere in past.
>>> What BALUG does *not* have atop the (VM on the) vicki host:
>>> www.balug.org, and balug.org itself aren't on that host, but other
>>> sites/subdomains are, e.g. [www.]{archive,wiki}.balug.org, among others.
>>> DNS - only for some subdomains, again not balug.org. itself.

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