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task #13901: Problem with SVN server

Submitted by:  Joris van der Hoeven <vdhoeven>
Submitted on:  Fri 19 Feb 2016 11:41:57 AM UTC  
Should Start On:  Fri 19 Feb 2016 12:00:00 AM UTC Should be Finished on:  Fri 19 Feb 2016 12:00:00 AM UTC
Category:  System Priority:  5 - Normal
Status:  Done Privacy:  Public
Percent Complete:  0% Assigned to:  Bob Proulx <rwp>
Open/Closed:  Closed Effort:  0.00

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Sat 20 Feb 2016 06:07:24 PM UTC, comment #2: 

The system appeared to be suffering from some type of DDoS attack. The FSF admins were aware of this and worked on the problem.  See the out of band status information page for up to the moment status information.


All of the version control services (git, svn, cvs, and so forth) all live on the vcs server and all will be suffering from the same problems until it is resolved.

I will assign this ticket to me for tracking but I am simply monitoring the situation. The FSF admins are the ones actually working on the problem.

Update for closing:

It took an hour of tinkering but eventually the problem was resolved.  I wish I could say there was one precise solution but it was impossible to know exactly what collection of services in total was overloading the system.

It is now the next day and things seem to be holding.  Therefore I am closing this ticket.

Bob Proulx <rwp>
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Fri 19 Feb 2016 03:01:42 PM UTC, comment #1: 

I made an error submitting this item.
I just resubmitted using "Support -> Submit new".

Joris van der Hoeven <vdhoeven>
Fri 19 Feb 2016 11:41:57 AM UTC, original submission:  

This morning, I have been unable to do 'svn up' on my computer at work (nearby Paris).  Pinging 'svn.savannah.gnu.org' works as expected, so it seems that the problem concerns the SVN service.  I also noticed a significant slow-down of svn during the last one or two weeks, both on my computer at home and at my work.

Joris van der Hoeven <vdhoeven>


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