[DAS] pub.open-bio.org down?

Lincoln Stein lstein at cshl.org
Fri May 16 14:47:14 EDT 2003


Looks to me like the CVS repository is down.  Did it move and I miss that 


On Thursday 15 May 2003 11:08 am, Chris Dagdigian wrote:
> Hi folks,
> Bioperl and BioDAS websites and mailing lists will be moved to a new
> O|B|F server starting this weekend. The new server is faster, has more
> disk space and is easier to secure and maintain. In addition to our
> usual anti-spam scanning we can also scan incoming emails for viral
> payloads on this new system.
> This _will not_ affect any of the CVS sourcecode servers -- both the
> 'real' and anonymous CVS repositories are staying put.
> The website transition should be transparent as we can leave both
> servers running while new DNS propagates.
> Email will not be as easy. In order to preserve the accuracy of the
> mailman list archives we are going to have to disable the email lists on
> the "old" server right before we cut over to the new system.
> The likely effect for some people is that their emails will be delayed
> for a few hours as their ISP tries to deliver and re-deliver email to
> the old system. The problem will fix itself over a period of 24 hours as
> the new DNS MX entry for bioperl.org/biodas.org propagates through DNS.
> This is well short of the usual 5-day limit that mailservers use when
> trying to route email so no messages should get lost -- only delayed a bit.
> -Chris

Lincoln D. Stein                           Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory
lstein at cshl.org			                  Cold Spring Harbor, NY

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