OW2 Infrastructure Status

Past Maintenances

DateService impactedMaintenance Progress
Jan 12, 2017 (Progress Update on Jan 18,20,24)All services authentication


  • Gforge user registration is closed (for ever)
  • Gforge accounts have been imported to the unified LDAP directory, when possible, according the rules below:
    • the Gforge account is copied over the unified LDAP as a community user when the username (uid) doesn't exist yet.
    • Regardless of the uid, when there is a match on email between the Gforge account and any of Individual/Strategic/Corporate member, the Gforge account data is merged over the latter, and the prior deleted.
    • Finally, projects membership have been adjusted according GForge data.
  • Gforge accounts haven't been altered, the credentials in there are intact.
  • All local users from both xwiki farms and JIRA have been migrated to the new user directory
  • https://fusiondirectory.ow2.org is now online for user management
  • https://www.ow2.org/bin/view/services/registration : new registration system is online

Services that are using the new unified user directory for authentication (done):

Services that are still using the old user directory for authentication (in progress):

Apr 28 2016, between 9:00 AM and 12:00 PM CEST
May 20, 2015 - 9:00 CESTServer 2 : Sympa upgrade
Mailing lists service (http://mail.ow2.org/wws) will be stopped on the morning and will gradually get back online during the day depending on the issues we may encounter.
Success with some side effects (email loop with gmail). Partially solved.
Oct 29 2014 - 8:00 AM CET
  • Server 1 : freeing some space on downloads partition.
  • Gforge (subversion) downtime will start at 8:00 AM and finish at 14:00 PM.
May 13 2014 - 8:00 AM CEST
  • Server 2: Firmware and OS upgrades 
  • The following services will be unavailable for a period of 4 to 24 hours:
    • http://www.ow2.org
    • mailing lists service (sympa)
    • ow2.org e-mail relay
    • collaborative projects websites
  • 8:00 The maintenance has started. The distribution is being upgraded.
  • 10:00 We have a problem with the temporary mail relay, sorry for that.
  • 10:30 temp mail relay is up again
  • 12:15 the distribution has been upgraded to debian 7.5 and the server is now stopped for BIOS and firmware upgrades.
  • 14:00 restoring services
  • 17:15 all services are now back again
April 22 2014 - 8:00 AM CET

Server 1: Firmware and OS upgrades
The following services will be unavailable for a period of 4 to 24 hours:
All services and webservices provided by OW2 Forge http://forge.ow2.org
It also means that authentication will not be available for the following applications until the forge LDAP directory is operational again:
OW2 SVN repositories
http://projects.ow2.org (xwiki farm)

8:00 the maintenance has started.
12:20 debian version is upgraded to 7.4. Bios upgrade to go then figure out to move forge.ow2.org and projects.ow2.org farm back online.
15:30 BIOS upgrade are done and projects.ow2.org farm is online. Now looking into forge.ow2.org
16:30 moving to PHP 5.4 raised issues with the old gforge code especially with register globals variables that we are trying to figure it.
22:10 I got a break after 18:00 then started again to fix some GET/POST variables issues in gforge code… Will take some time to review all the files !

 April 23 / 8:30  We are looking into login issues on forge. 
 April 24 / 10:30 found the issue with login. Now all the admin part of the website need to be fixed to explicit PHP variable assignment. 
April 25 / 14:00 reviewing and fixing every PHP files. The upload module still should be fixed.
 April 29 still fixing forge PHP scripts… 
 April 30 still fixing forge PHP scripts (tracker). 
 May 2 most of the code has been reviewed, however it might remains some issues. Note that the function Admin >  “Edit Multimedia data” section has not been reviewed and is currently not functional. 
 May 30 this month a lot of corrections has been committed to the forge code to get most of the features to work again. We are aware that some places might still not be functional. Please report any error to https://jira.ow2.org/browse/SERVICEDESK or webmaster@ow2.org 

April 9 2014 - 9:30 AM CET

 Server 3 : reboot required
The following web services will be unavailable for a period of 5 min:

We now want to make sure that all services are started properly when the system reboots and we didn't have time to test this after yesterday's maintenance so the server is going to have a

 5min downtime
13:57 PM CET The maintenance is over and services were restarted as expected.
 April 8 2014 - 9:00 AM CET  
 Server 3: Firmware and OS upgrades
The following web services will be unavailable for a period of 4 to 24 hours:
 9:00 Maintenance has started.
9:12 OS is being upgraded
11:20 we are still updating packages on the server, bumping on some issues.
13:00 we’ve a break then will resume
14:00 resuming maintenance
14:50 Services are restarting progressively
16:40 All services are now started, we now need to check if they work properly
17:20 Services seems to run fine. Please don’t hesitate to tell us if you think something is wrong at ow2maintenance [AT] ow2.org