|Re: [eclipse.org-committers] Wiki vandalism, broken database server|
Hello, the moderation of the wiki is repeatedly triggering for me. I thought it was a "first-post" moderation? Out of curiosity, is there a way to turn off moderation for a particular page or set of pages (e.g, a URL path prefix)? Thanks Marc ________________________________________ From: eclipse.org-committers-bounces@xxxxxxxxxxx [eclipse.org-committers-bounces@xxxxxxxxxxx] on behalf of Denis Roy [denis.roy@xxxxxxxxxxx] Sent: December 21, 2015 2:15 PM To: eclipse.org-committers@xxxxxxxxxxx Subject: [eclipse.org-committers] Wiki vandalism, broken database server Greetings, On Friday, Dec. 18 the Eclipse Wiki was attacked by a distributed spam bot/person which has led to significant vandalism. Fortunately, Matt and I were in the office and put a stop to it. We've locked down the Wiki to prevent editing, and we're currently working on removing the garbage. In a few hours we will be allowing edits again. Moving forward we'll investigate using a moderation plugin, where a defined set of people will be tasked with moderating everyone's first edits (we'll ask for your help with this later). This first-post moderation strategy has been effective on our Forums for many years, preventing tons of junk from polluting our data. Unrelated, on Saturday our database slave server suffered page corruption and the database server went out-of-sync with the master. We've been re-syncing the bad data from the master and although both servers are now in perfect sync, we'll continue to rely only on the master server for mission-critical data. Once we're confident that the slave is stable, we'll reintroduce it to the world. In the meanwhile, there may be a performance penalty to Bugzilla, but with the Xmas season upon us, we're confident this will be barely noticeable. Thanks for your patience while we deal with these unexpected issues. On behalf of everyone at the Eclipse Foundation, we wish you happy holidays & all the best for the new year. Your friendly neighborhood webmasters. _______________________________________________ eclipse.org-committers mailing list eclipse.org-committers@xxxxxxxxxxx https://dev.eclipse.org/mailman/listinfo/eclipse.org-committers IMPORTANT: Membership in this list is generated by processes internal to the Eclipse Foundation. To be permanently removed from this list, you must contact emo@xxxxxxxxxxx to request removal.
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