Subject: Re: [boost] Migrating www.boost.org to another server
From: Rene Rivera (grafikrobot_at_[hidden])
Date: 2013-05-23 23:39:48
As part my checking earlier I logged in and nothing was amiss. But since
I'm not the only one pushing data into the server what I would suggest is
to turn off the rsync as soon as the DNS is switched. If there are
any stragglers still hitting the old server after the DNS switch it should
be OK as it's only intermittent data that might get lost which is just
fine. We can deal with any problems that crop up after the switch as they
On Thu, May 23, 2013 at 9:55 PM, DongInn Kim <dikim_at_[hidden]> wrote:
> Rene, so then can I forget about rsynching your $HOME any more (i.e., can
> I expect that you will keep working on the new server machine)?
> Do you have any scripts to run on the new machine like the current
> wowbagger machine?
> - DongInn
> On May 23, 2013, at 10:35 PM, Rene Rivera <grafikrobot_at_[hidden]> wrote:
> > I couldn't find any problems.
> > On Thu, May 23, 2013 at 8:53 PM, DongInn Kim <dikim_at_[hidden]>
> >> Well, actually you have to make your client machine look at the new
> >> when you access www.boost.org.
> >> For example, I tricked my client by adding the following line to
> >> 18.104.22.168 www.boost.org
> >> So, after your /etc/hosts has the above entry, whenever you access
> >> www.boost.org, it will go to the virtual host (www.boost.org) of new
> >> server which is supposed to host the boost web site in the very new
> >> Please let me know if you still have a problem after you have the
> >> /etc/hosts.
> >> I have tested this on linux and mac machines and they work fine. I have
> >> idea how to trick this on Windows though yet.
> >> Regards,
> >> --
> >> - DongInn
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