Re: [jasspa] Re: Wiki Down
- Dr. Detlef Groth (dgroth@...) wrote:
>Well, it's actually as simple as doing something like ssh user@host -c
> Hello Jeremy,
> that's really a pitty and a reason more for me to stay at my `one file
> = one wiki' approach with tclkits wikit. A backup ist just copying of
> that one file to a trusted floppy.
"mysqldump microemacs" > microemacs.sql however, I thought all that was being
done for me.
Further investigation into the problem yeilded that we could have saved our
data with no problems, but our web provider (leased server) would not do
anything out of the ordinary. When they have a hack attempt, they reinstall.
They would not put a disk in and copy our /var/mysql/data directory off. It
really upset me and we are no longer hosting a server with them over this, and
their ellusive "We maintain all backups" section.
Regardless, I am sorry for the time that you all put into the wiki and the
- Hello Jeremy,
that's really a pitty and a reason more for me to stay at my `one file
= one wiki' approach with tclkits wikit. A backup ist just copying of
that one file to a trusted floppy.
--- In email@example.com, Jeremy Cowgar <jc@c...> wrote:
> I'm not certain how to say this, but on Monday cowgar.com was
> successfully broken into by a hacker who subsequently gained root
> to the server that hosted microemacs.cowgar.com (the MicroEmacs
> The result was removal of most websites on the server, and also of
> data (MicroEmacs wiki).
> I did not keep my own backups and relyed upon the web host to do
> only to find out that they keep 1 day backups and the problem was
> found in time to stop the backup of no data.
> The MicroEmacs wiki is a total loss. I have no code and no data
> associated with it. Needless to say, we have brought a new server up
> except this time under our complete control at a local location.
> security has went into it, as well as a cycle of 6 backup tapes, but
> that does not change the fact that all the work that went into the
> is lost.
> I am very sorry to report this and am also embarrassed that such a
> happened with no recourse on my part. Until we figure out what to
> would remove the link on the main site to the wiki so that it does
> look like a downed, unsupported site and reflect badly on
> Last night I just got mail back up and running last night and the
> server is progressing, but slowly due to the much security that I am
> learning in the process.
> Please accept my apology.
> Jeremy Cowgar