Berkeley CSUA MOTD:Entry 38609
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2005/7/14-8/4 [Computer/SW/Security, Computer/SW/Unix] UID:38609 Activity:nil
7/13    Scotch will be coming down tonight.  Expect disruption in CSUA service
        between 7pm and wheneverweactuallyfinish.  We don't intend on bringing
        soda down for more than a few minutes to rotate it in the rack (so
        that it cooks evenly).  Probability of list disruption will be high.
        Office accounts will be unavailable.  Njh will be piss drunk. - jvarga
        \_ 7/14 Soda is back up, scotch is back up, lists are down, office
                accounts are down.  We're working on things, but I have to be
                up at 6am for work. - jvarga
        \_ 7/15 Office accounts are working again after much mudwrestling with
                all systems involved.  Debian mirror and other services on
                screwdriver are back up.  Send booze to root. - jvarga
        \_ 7/24 Just realized that soda's FTP was being mounted off of scotch
                (wtf?) and that's the cause of people's complaining.  Am
                looking at possible solutions.  Please be patient. - jvarga
        \_ 7/24 Lounge machines should be working again for the most part.
                Still screwing with xterm logins.  Send booze.  Now. - jvarga
      /
     /
July 12, 2005

Root is planning to swap out scotch.CSUA for a newer machine in the next few
days as part of planned server upgrades.  Scotch serves DNS, NIS for the
office, mailing lists, and is soda's backup mail server.  During the
downtime, some or all of these services will be unavailable.  The length of
the outage depends on our luck, but we hope to have everything back
available within a few hours with as little disruption as possible.  Note
that the soda motd will continue to be as troll-filled as usual.

Additionally, the scotch replacement will bring in phase 1 of the new soda
upgrade.  We will be unifying soda logins and office logins (but not home
directories), which means that I will be pulling the password database off
of soda to serve as the master list for office logins.  This means that if
you have an office account, your office password will be the same as your
soda password. If you did not have an office account before, this change
will not grant you an office account.

The exact date and time of this switchover will be announced soon.  Please
direct all questions/comments/concerns to root.

jvarga
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