Closed Bug 527524 Opened 13 years ago Closed 13 years ago

Set up new "staging" site for


( Graveyard :: Server Operations, task)

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(Not tracked)



(Reporter: reed, Assigned: chizu)




Need a staging site set up for work.

URL needs to be

1) Checkout from SVN to some directory
2) Copy includes/ to includes/ and edit appropriately (pretty sure only $config['server_name'] and $config['file_root'] need to be set)
3) Add cronjob for front-page feed parser. Example would be: 
*/10 * * * * root cd /data/www/; ./feed-parser.php -c ./feed-parser-config.xml 
4) Add apache vhost (can just copy from production and s/www/www-stage/

Let me know if you have any questions. Thanks!
What's your time frame for this?
(In reply to comment #1)
> What's your time frame for this?

A week or so... No particular date, but it's also one of two P1s for, so two weeks at the most, if at all possible.

Based on my experience, I estimate that this will take ~15 min. or less to set up, if that helps in your planning.
We already have a, based on

Is this sufficient? If not, we'll need to discuss nomenclature for the domain name.
(In reply to comment #3)
> We already have a, based on
> Is this sufficient? If not, we'll need to discuss nomenclature for the domain
> name.

trunk is the production site, so I guess and are identical currently. This should make setting up the staging site easy. So, try the following: `svn switch` within the www-stage directory. Also, I still would like to make sure that the vhosts for and are identical (besides the names/paths/etc.).
Assignee: server-ops → thardcastle
D    images/promos
D    images/ample.png
U    .htaccess
U    contribute/index.html
D    causes/grants/IFOSSLR.html
D    causes/grants/OVA.html
D    causes/grants/FSCONS.html
D    causes/grants/FirefoxDAISY.html
D    causes/grants/CreativeCommons.html
D    causes/grants/URJC.html
U    community/mirrors.html
U    projects/mozilla-based.html
D    projects/fennec/1.0b5
U    projects/security/secgrouplist.html
U    projects/calendar/sunbird/index.html
U    style/screen.css
U    security/announce/2009/mfsa2009-45.html
U    security/announce/2009/mfsa2009-59.html
U    security/announce/2009/mfsa2009-46.html
U    about/owners.html
Updated to revision 55942.

I replaced the existing vhost config with a copy of production.
Closed: 13 years ago
Resolution: --- → FIXED
Product: → Graveyard
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