[LON-CAPA-admin] Status of *.loncapa.org web sites and e-mail to loncapa.org addresses as of June 4th
raeburn at loncapa.org
Thu Jun 4 14:52:05 EDT 2020
A temporary change in MSU's campus firewall rules is responsible for the
(a) e-mail sent to @lon-capa.org and @lite.msu.edu e-mail addresses
which originates from outside the MSU network is currently undeliverable.
(b) *.loncapa.org web sites are currently inaccessible if accessed from
outside the MSU network.
(c) LON-CAPA nodes for the msudemo and msuk12 domains are unavailable.
Note: access to the main MSU LON-CAPA production nodes, i.e, msu domain
(including s10.lite.msu.edu), is unaffected, and those nodes continue to
So, currently (outside the MSU network): (1) yum updates will fail on
your LON-CAPA servers, and (2) if you send a post to any of the LON-CAPA
mailing lists your post will not reach the list (or indeed the list
admin), and (3) web access to LON-CAPA's bug tracker: bugs.loncapa.org,
and the source code repository: source.loncapa.org/cgi-bin/cvsweb.cgi
My recommendation would be to disable entries for the lon-capa repos on
your LON-CAPA node(s) by adding this line:
for any entries for loncapa repos in /etc/yum.conf or
Once access to install.loncapa.org is available again from outside the
MSU network I will send an announcement to this list, at which point you
can remove the enabled=0 line.
In the meantime if you have questions about LON-CAPA which you would
usually post to one of the LON-CAPA mailing lists you'll need to send an
e-mail directly to raeburn AT msu.edu
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