[Chtechcomm] Web Site Info

Evelyn Daniel daniel at ils.unc.edu
Thu Aug 25 10:32:17 EDT 2005


thanks, Bob.  I should have read down my long list of messages.

I'll check again later today.  It sounds like great progress.

Evelyn

--On Wednesday, August 24, 2005 7:24 PM -0400 Bob Avery 
<ravery at townofchapelhill.org> wrote:

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> To all,
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> As follow-on to the message I sent to the Manager and forwarded by Will,
> I'll add a few more details about the web site.
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> I have shifted the server addresses so that the new web site will be
> active. It will take between 24-72 hours for the full DNS replication.
> The old site will remain active so users should not get a "not found"
> Hopefully you will see the new site by Thursday morning.
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> We incorporated as much into the new site as we could. A couple of
> department sites hosted on other servers will remain active for a while
> (Library is on a server at the Library and Parks/Rec is on another
> commercial server). Transit is the last required resource still on the
> old server (Road Runner server).  The transit information is being
> migrated so we can abandon the Road Runner server; this should be done by
> the weekend but the information will be available on the old site until
> it is shifted. Key item here is to keep bus route info available
> throughout.
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> The "townhall" server remains the location for Council agenda and
> minutes. At the moment, the web site search does not tap this. The
> composite search server (a linux server operating at Town Hall) will
> bridge the gap and should be active in a few days. (A necessary delay to
> let the DNS settle out.)
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> One of the goals in the process was to develop the ability for
> departments to contribute and where possible make immediate updates. This
> is proceeding well. We have a good group of departmental reps and good
> support within IT (Bill Rehm) to make it work.
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> Hope you like the new look.
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> Bob
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