Server Migration #4 - Oops, long-ish outage.

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Server Migration #4 - Oops, long-ish outage.

Post by Spec8472 » Sun Nov 14, 2010 3:07 pm

Sorry for the long-ish outage (~8 hours).

What was intended to be a test migration / clone of the VM that the forums run in resulted in me just having to move the entire VM over, before I had the extra routing and other bits ready to go.

Ohwell. Forums are up and running now, and all should be working once again as it was.

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Re: Server Migration #4 - Oops, long-ish outage.

Post by Fiferguy » Sun Nov 14, 2010 5:44 pm

Spec8472 wrote:Sorry for the long-ish outage (~8 hours).

What was intended to be a test migration / clone of the VM that the forums run in resulted in me just having to move the entire VM over, before I had the extra routing and other bits ready to go.

Ohwell. Forums are up and running now, and all should be working once again as it was.
Good job. :mrgreen:

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Re: Server Migration #4 - Oops, long-ish outage.

Post by J-Man5 » Mon Nov 15, 2010 12:59 am

Which VM Hypervisor? VMware? Xen? Hyper-V? Virtual-Box? Details. We need details!!!! What happened? vMotion crash or bad snapshot/clone?

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Re: Server Migration #4 - Oops, long-ish outage.

Post by Spec8472 » Mon Nov 15, 2010 3:41 am

J-Man5 wrote:Which VM Hypervisor? VMware? Xen? Hyper-V? Virtual-Box? Details. We need details!!!! What happened? vMotion crash or bad snapshot/clone?

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Hyper-V on two stand-alone boxes.

The disk that the VM was on was too small to allow exporting, and then after shutting down and compacting, the disk was too slow to export in a reasonable period of time.

So, I just moved the entire VHD over (private network between the Seattle DC and Dallas DC) ... but, given they only have 100Mbit NICs, that took some time. Then the RRAS and DNS setup wasn't working the way it should have, so ended up chasing my tail for a while there. (The DNS Server on the VM Host wasn't responding to queries on the Hyper-V Internal Network).

Ohwell... new hardware is shiney and fast. http://will.hughesfamily.net.au/20101101/progress/

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Re: Server Migration #4 - Oops, long-ish outage.

Post by MommyDoom » Tue Nov 30, 2010 1:20 pm

This may be my stupidity and I'm totally cool with that.

However, all this time I thought the forums were down because this is the link I had bookmarked:

http://forums.sennadar.com/

but now the link seems to be:

http://sennadar.plebian.net/forum

it was only because you changed the link at http://sennadar.com/wp/ the I managed to figure it out.

Just thought you might want to know. You might want to put up a message on the REALLY old site also.

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Re: Server Migration #4 - Oops, long-ish outage.

Post by gnume » Tue Nov 30, 2010 4:37 pm

MommyDoom wrote:This may be my stupidity and I'm totally cool with that.

However, all this time I thought the forums were down because this is the link I had bookmarked:

http://forums.sennadar.com/

but now the link seems to be:

http://sennadar.plebian.net/forum

it was only because you changed the link at http://sennadar.com/wp/ the I managed to figure it out.

Just thought you might want to know. You might want to put up a message on the REALLY old site also.

MommyDoom
http://forums.sennadar.com/ works for me
the other one doesnt

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Re: Server Migration #4 - Oops, long-ish outage.

Post by MommyDoom » Wed Dec 01, 2010 11:45 am

Yeah, I put them in backwards when I wrote the email. i was in a hurry. the plebian link was the one I had bookmarked and now the forums.sennadar.com one works instead. Very odd.

I think I need to pop on more often and see what the hell is going on.
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Re: Server Migration #4 - Oops, long-ish outage.

Post by gnume » Wed Dec 01, 2010 2:54 pm

more often ?
the link is active from two years ago
the old link just stopped working a while ago

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Re: Server Migration #4 - Oops, long-ish outage.

Post by MommyDoom » Wed Dec 01, 2010 2:57 pm

See? That's what I'm talkin' about. I should have known that the old link was gonna die or something. I need to check in more often. I missed that one.

I'm a dork. I can admit it.
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Re: Server Migration #4 - Oops, long-ish outage.

Post by gnume » Wed Dec 01, 2010 3:24 pm

he never announced the old links are gonna die

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