Today's Server Outage

Ken Causey ken at
Tue Nov 28 22:12:15 UTC 2006

On Mon, 2006-11-27 at 22:07 +0100, karl wrote:
> Ken Causey skrev:
> > I would like to apologize for the server outage which has resulted in
> > quiet lists and pretty much zero response for website requests for the
> > services hosted on the community server.  A lack of communication
> > resulted in a stack of backed up backup processes which ate up the
> > usage.  I was finally able to clean up and things should be more or less
> > back to normal.  For now the daily backup schedule has been suspended
> > until we work out a replacement setup.
> >
> > Ken
> >   
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> >
> >
> >   
> I think there is a backup thing running for but that does 
> not work and just uses up space on the server.

That's unrelated.  The problem was with the backup of the entire system
to a remote server which no longer responded to such requests and the
backup process which was not content to give up.

As far as space goes, while I certainly don't encourage wasting drive
space, we have plenty for the time being.


> Karl
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