Category Archives: sysadmin

Weekly roundup 2017 – week 14

Infrastructure So sadly the big news this week is the outage of two of our servers for needed upgrades. The status of the services that are down can be read here. Our sysadmins have been hard at work, already pushing … Continue reading

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Web services shut down preventively

Our sysadmins decided to preventively shut down most of our web services which were still running on end-of-life Mageia versions, as their potential vulnerability to remote attacks was publicised in third party communities. The migration of those services to Mageia 5 servers … Continue reading

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Servers downtime

Many of our servers are currently unreachable. The reason is still unknown, but we expect that the problem will be fixed tomorrow, when someone is available at the data-center. Update: servers are back online.

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It’s not just Friday..

Today is a day to send thanks to those who toil away in the background. They’re overworked and under appreciated. Often never thought of until something goes wrong but always there, protecting, providing and helping us do what we do … Continue reading

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They Make Mageia – the Sysadmin team : Installation and configuration of software on Mageia servers

In the Mageia project the sysadmin team is responsible for the setup and maintenance of all the Mageia infrastructure, for users and contributors alike. To help people understand what this team does, and to share some ideas with other sysadmins, … Continue reading

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