Trac Migration

Luke Schierer lschiere at
Wed Sep 2 21:43:27 EDT 2020

On Wed, Sep 02, 2020 at 05:26:38PM -0500, Gary Kramlich wrote:
> On 9/1/20 8:08 PM, Luke Schierer wrote:
> > So I'd forgotten that you moved trac  from imperial to nicobar until
> > this email at which point I was like oh, yeah, I remember that.
> > ahwhell.
> I think it was John and Daniel who moved it, but whatever :)
> > Anyway, Mark, You, Ethan and I did probably 90% of the setup on rock.  While
> > I have no doubt you have changed a fair amount of the _content_ since
> > I've been inactive, I strongly doubt you've changed much of rock's
> > actual mechanics all that much.  If you need help deconstructing rock,
> > I don't have a ton of time around my current distractions (4 boys, the
> > youngest of which is 6 months), but I will make some time to help. Let
> > me know what you need, and when it needs to be done by. 
> The only stuff really remaining on rock right now is the email stuff.
> I'm nearly done moving the imfreedom media wiki to kubernetes.  It's
> already there in fact, I'm just trying to wire up OIDC to
> and it's giving me some issues.
> Aside from that, I created a bunch of tickets in the infrastructure
> project on It's currently not public as it might
> expose some sensitive information but I can add you to it if you like.
> That said, Richard and I were working on a plan to move email to a
> Digital Ocean droplet before this news dropped.  We haven't started
> anything yet, but the plan is for that droplet to be fully managed by
> ansible so we can avoid some of these headaches in the future.
> describes the plan
> in detail if you're interested.

I've not used ansible, but I've fairly decent experience using puppet.
It shouldn't be too hard to pick up enough to do what you need.
Learning about droplets instead of full virtual servers is probably a
bigger delta.  You'll have to add me to the access list on that


> > Luke
> Thanks,
> --
> Gary Kramlich <grim at>

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