Category Archive: Service Notice

Welcome to OpenCUNY’s 4G Server!

Over this Thanksgiving holiday, OpenCUNY resized its server, increasing our space on our LiquidWeb Virtual Private Server from 2 to 4 gigabytes. We previously doubled our server size, from 1 to 2 gigabytes, in the Summer of 2013 to meet increasing demand due to more participants, more websites & media, more traffic, and more mapped domains (which …

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Stop Censorship, Oppose SOPA/PIPA

This Wednesday (1/18/12) will be “blocked” from 8AM to 8PM in protest of the Stop Online Privacy Act (SOPA) and the Protect-IP Act (PIPA). TAKE ACTION >> Why are we protesting SOPA/PIPA? “SOPA and Protect-IP create an architecture for internet censorship” … “thousands of commercial ISPs, colleges, small businesses, nonprofits, and other entities that maintain …

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Voting Open for 2011-12 OpenCUNY Board

Voting for the 2011-12 OpenCUNY Board is now open (until 10/29). To vote, login and go to ABOUT THE BOARD: The OpenCUNY Board consists of the two OpenCUNY Coordinators and four elected participants. The OpenCUNY Board determines governance policies for The primary task of the OpenCUNY Board will be to continue development of the Terms of Participation that defines’s governance …

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OpenCUNY Migration/Upgrade Complete

Maggie and I are happy to report that we have successfully migrated OpenCUNY to our new server. Following the migration this past Friday, we were finally able to upgrade WordPress to its latest version and update all plugins and themes to their newest versions. A few older themes and plugins had no updates available and, …

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OpenCUNY Down for Maintenance Starting at 2PM

Beginning today August 26th at 2PM EST, will be down for maintenance as we migrate to a new server and upgrade our system. After 2PM today, any changes made to a site or account will be lost. A full backup of everyone’s site will be generated. However, please follow these directions if you would …

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Migration to GC Servers Complete is currently in the process of migrating to a new server. If you’re reading this service notice it means you’ve safely migrated to the new server with us : ) This migration was initiated at 3:30PM EST on Wednesday, February 23rd. You may experience inconsistent service during the following 24 hours. If you need …

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WordPress Upgrade Scheduled for October 1st

Next Friday, October 1st, will be down for maintenance as I upgrade the system (from WordPress MU 2.9.11 to WordPress MU 3.0.1). A full backup of everyone’s site will be generated – you do not need to generate your own backup. However, please follow these directions if you would like to generate a personal …

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Uploading Issues

A number of you have contacted me about problems you’ve been experiencing while uploading attachments. The problem has now been identified, and we’re working with our hosting provider to address it. I’ll let everyone know once this issue has been resolved. Please let me know if this temporary inability to upload attachments causes you or …

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