Nova Resource:Mwoffliner

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Project Name mwoffliner
Details openstack-browser
Monitoring

Mwoffliner

Description

Create, one time a month, ZIM files (snapshots for offline usage) of all our projects.

Purpose

Create, one time a month, ZIM files (snapshots for offline usage) of all our projects.

Anticipated time span

indefinite

Project status

currently running

Contact address

contact@kiwix.org Projects used in production


Details

This farm of VMs runs:

  • mwoffliner, a Node.js software able to make a snapshot of a Mediawiki instance on the local filesystem.
  • zimwriterfs, a c++ coded binary, responsible for transforming a local directory with HTML content in a highly compressed ZIM file
  • rsync as a daemon, to allow Kiwix mirror master to download the created ZIM files.

This VMs strongly rely on Wikimedia projects standart & Parsoid APIs.

Setup

The setup procedure of a MWoffliner VM is explain here.

Monitoring

Edit documentation

Server admin log

2015-09-15

  • 20:52 andrewbogott: trying to rescue mwoffliner3 which is stuck in ‘reboot’ state

March 3

  • 11:35 YuviPanda: increased public IP quota to 3

February 26

  • 09:41 YuviPanda: increased public ip quota to 2 per request from Kelson

December 11

  • 13:56 YuviPanda: granted quota of 1 public ip

December 1

  • 21:28 YuviPanda: created project with Kelson as projectadmin