Will the old URL-s continue to work.. I have a considerable amount of text
linking to allsorts.
On Mon, 13 Apr 2020 at 13:25, Arturo Borrero Gonzalez <
We are happy to announce the new domain 'toolforge.org' is now ready to be
adopted by our Toolforge community.
There is a lot of information related to this change in a wikitech page we
The most important change you will see happening is a new domain/scheme for
* from https://tools.wmflabs.org/<toolname>/
* to https://<toolname>.toolforge.org/
A live example of this change can be found in our internal
* legacy URL: https://tools.wmflabs.org/openstack-browser/
* new URL: https://openstack-browser.toolforge.org
This domain change is something we have been working on for months
this announcement. Part of our work has been to ensure we have a smooth
transition from the old domain (and URL scheme) to the new canonical one.
However, we acknowledge the ride might be bumpy for some folks, due to
challenges or cases we didn't consider when planning this migration. Please
reach out intermediately if you find any limitation or failure anywhere
to this change. The wikitech page also contains a section with information
You can check now if your webservice needs any specific change by creating
temporal redirection to the new canonical URL:
$ webservice --canonical --backend=kubernetes start [..]
$ webservice --canonical --backend=gridengine start [..]
The --canonical switch will create a temporal redirect that you can turn
Please use this to check how your webservice behaves with the new
scheme. If you start the webservice without --canonical, the temporal
will be removed.
We aim to introduce permanent redirects for the legacy URLs on 2020-06-15.
expect to keep serving legacy URLs forever, by means of redirections to
URLs. More information on the redirections can also be found in the
domain is finally here! <3
Arturo Borrero Gonzalez
SRE / Wikimedia Cloud Services
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