[kwlug-disc] Web Site Cut-Over

Oksana Goertzen ogoertzen at gmail.com
Wed Jan 19 09:51:58 EST 2011


Thank-you John to you and everyone else involved in the cut over.  We
appreciate your hard work!

Sincerely, Oksana



On Wed, Jan 19, 2011 at 9:41 AM, John Van Ostrand <john at netdirect.ca> wrote:

> Hello fine members,
>
> Thursday evening (around 6 PM) the KWLUG web site will be going into
> maintenance mode and will be unstable for a couple of hours while the
> upgrade from Drupal 5 to Drupal 6 is performed.
>
> This is an in-place upgrade so although the site will be initially going
> into maintenance mode and therefore inaccessible we will need to bring the
> site back on-line to make final configuration changes and for testing.
> During that time the site's look and functionality may vary wildly.
>
> I'll will post an announcement when the site is stable so that you, our
> members, can continue to make excellent content contribution.
>
> We have worked to make sure the cut-over will be otherwise uneventful by
> performing a trial cut-over on another web server. We are hoping that this
> exercise will reduce both the downtime and inevitable bugs.
>
> If, after the cut-over, you find problems with the site please let me know.
>
> If you are curious about what is involved in the cut-over check out my
> cut-over notes (http://kwlug.org/node/787).
>
> --
> John Van Ostrand
> CTO, co-CEO
> Net Direct Inc.
> 564 Weber St. N. Unit 12, Waterloo, ON N2L 5C6
> Ph: 866-883-1172 x5102
> Fx: 519-883-8533
>
> Linux Solutions / IBM Hardware
>
>
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