[Box-Admins] Re: Squeak's Rackspace account

David T. Lewis lewis at mail.msen.com
Tue May 19 00:55:33 UTC 2015

Forwarding to our box-admins list.

Levente, we will of course follow your guidance as to what can and should
be moved to Rackspace. Meanwhile, it is good news that we can continue to
take advantage of the Gandi service.


On Mon, May 18, 2015 at 03:48:14PM -0700, Bradley M. Kuhn wrote:
> Squeak Oversight Board,
> As you may recall, Conservancy got you set up with a Rackspace account
> as discussed below:
> Tony wrote on 20 January:
> >>I've received confirmation that Conservancy's Rackspace account for
> >>Squeak has indeed been approved for inclusion in Rackspace's FOSS
> >>discount program.
> Craig Latta wrote on 20 January:
> >      That's great; thank you!
> >> I can now set up subaccounts for Squeak contributors who want to
> >> manage the cloud account.  Please send me the email addresses of
> >> those of you who should get subaccounts.
> >      Cool, I'll discuss this with the rest of the Squeak board and let
> > you know.
> I noticed that you are still using two boxes on Gandi "squeak-box4" and
> "box3-squeak".  I'm pleased to inform you that Conservancy got a renewal
> of the Gandi donation, so there is no longer an urgency that you move
> from Gandi; if you'd like to keep box3 and box4 going another year on
> Gandi, that is certainly now doable.
> However, there are some advantages to switching to the Rackspace account
> instead, most notably that the account web interface is accessible by
> Squeak project representatives, which means you can do hard reboots,
> server provisioning, and the like yourselves without having to contact
> Conservancy.
> If you decide to move box3 and box4 to Rackspace, please let me know and
> I'll turn them off on Gandi.
> -- 
> Bradley M. Kuhn
> President & Distinguished Technologist of Software Freedom Conservancy

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