Happy New Year everyone!
We recently got informed that one of our hosting is going to end very
soon. The service provider is moving to another datacenter and in the
process decided to change their services and end rentals of small
Consequently our server Toushirou is loosing its home and we've been
looking for a replacement. We just found one and we have the opportunity
to make the move easily thanks to a friend but this has to be done
today, January 9th, French time.
It's happening too quickly to prepare all configurations beforehand, so
we're focusing on proper network and management access and we'll fix
services afterwards. That is to say that many services won't work during
the move and some time afterwards too, sorry. Mail will continue to work
but mailing-lists and the webmail will not. We'll keep you informed on
IRC as usual.
Btw, Orfeo is not in a stable situation and we were thinking about
moving it too (and refreshing the hardware too), but to a different
place to ensure availability of core services. We have a plan but the
move has not happened yet.
In the past we heavily relied on kind sponsoring and this helped us a
lot financially, but unfortunately this time has ended and that's why we
were not sure what would happen to Orfeo, or the low renting prices for
This two moves are going to ensure our services are safer but the
housing cost is going to ramp from 63.18€/month up to around 200€/month
(it's an estimate, I'll update the cost in the wiki when we get the
That is to say if you feel like giving a bit from time to time, that
would be very helpful 😊.
Marc Dequènes (Duck)