User talk:Tb

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Welcome to Tool Labs

Hello Tb, welcome to the Tool Labs project! Your request for access was processed and you should be able to login now via ssh at tools-login.wmflabs.org. To get started, check the help page and the migrating from the Toolserver page. You can also ask in our irc channel at #wikimedia-labs connect or send an e-mail to our mailing list labs-l@lists.wikimedia.org - thank you, and have fun using labs! petrb (talk) 09:17, 22 May 2013 (UTC)

Wiki Replica c1.labsdb to be rebooted Monday 2017-10-30 14:30 UTC

A tool you maintain is hosting data on labsdb1001.eqiad.wmnet (aka c1.labsdb). This server will be rebooted Monday 2017-10-30 at 14:30 UTC.

Normal usage of the *.labsdb databases should experience only limited interruption as DNS is changed to point to the labsdb1003.eqiad.wmnet (aka c3.labsdb). The c1.labsdb service name will not be updated however, so tools hardcoded to that service name will be interrupted until the reboot is complete.

There is a possibility of catastrophic hardware failure in this reboot. There will be no way to recover the server or the data it currently hosts if that happens. Tools that are hosting self-created data on c1.labsdb will lose that data if there is hardware failure. If you are unsure why your tool is hosting data on c1.labsdb, you can check the database and table names at https://tools.wmflabs.org/tool-db-usage/.

This reboot is an intermediate step before the complete shutdown of the server on Wednesday 2017-12-13. See Wiki Replica c1 and c3 shutdown for more information. --BryanDavis 00:21, 28 October 2017 (UTC)

Adding User:Dispenser as a co-maintainer of your tool

[Copying the direct email] Hi Topbanana, I just wanted to make sure you'd seen the messages at https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/User_talk:Topbanana#Tools_are_502ing and ongoing work to follow the Tool Adoption Policy, which will add User:Dispenser as a co-maintainer of the tb-dev tool(s).

See https://phabricator.wikimedia.org/T179599 for details, where members of the Toolforge Standards Committee are assisting in this process. Let us known if you have any concerns/objections, or +1 it somewhere if you're happy to expedite the process.

Thanks for your work on these tools over the years, and I hope you have more time for them again in the near future. :-) Quiddity (talk) 17:37, 3 November 2017 (UTC)

Wiki Replica c3.labsdb to be shutdown Wednesday 2017-12-13

A tool you maintain is hosting data on labsdb1003.eqiad.wmnet (aka c3.labsdb). This server will be taken out of service on Wednesday 2017-12-13.

Normal usage of the *.labsdb databases should experience only limited interruption as DNS is changed to point to the new Wiki Replica cluster. The c3.labsdb service name will not be updated however, so tools hardcoded to that service name will be interrupted until they are updated to use a new service name.

Tools that are hosting self-created data on c3.labsdb will lose that data if it is not migrated to tools.db.svc.eqiad.wmflabs (also known as tools.labsdb). If you are unsure why your tool is hosting data on c3.labsdb, you can check the database and table names at https://tools.wmflabs.org/tool-db-usage/ or phab:P6313.

Please see Wiki Replica c1 and c3 shutdown for more information. --BryanDavis 20:37, 15 November 2017 (UTC)