[Ubuntu-be] Website downtime

Manuel de la Peña mandel at themacaque.com
Tue May 4 09:21:23 BST 2010


Superb, thx a lot for the effort!

On 4 May 2010 09:17, Pierre Buyle <mongolito404 at gmail.com> wrote:

> Hi,
>
> As many may have noticed, the Ubuntu-be.org website went down last
> Friday. It happened because Cedric's server was shut down by its
> provider after it was hacked. The server hosted several other site and
> Cedric wasn't able to restore ubuntu-be.org immediatly because of
> issues with the DNS configuration procedure. We weren't able to work
> on the issue until Sunday.
>
> While searching for an emergency hosting for our site, I received an
> offer form the FSF France to provide an virtual server on it's
> infrastructure for free. I spend some time on Sunday working with a
> FSF France member to get the server up and running. In the meantime,
> the DNS was updated through JanC who contacted the right person. DNS
> change takes time to propagate but by Sunday 23h, the server was able
> to serve requests and redirect them to a temporary page on the wiki.
> Yesterday I fully restored the main website and it should be all fine
> by now.
>
> http://map.ubuntu-be.org is not restored and still unreachable. I
> don't plan to restore the old site. Instead I plan to install the new
> support point module on the main site. Once it's done, requests on
> http://map.ubuntu-be.org will get redirected to it's entry page.
>
> --
> Pierre Buyle
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