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From Alex Hitchins <>
Subject Re: [DISCUSS] going away
Date Fri, 28 Feb 2014 21:01:30 GMT
I'd be interested to see if I could help with continuing the service too.

Let me know if I can assist.

> On 28 Feb 2014, at 20:51, "Erik Weber" <> wrote:
>> On Fri, Feb 28, 2014 at 9:27 PM, John Kinsella <> wrote:
>> Folks: Recently the PMC was informed that the DNS service
>> that ACS currently uses by default as part of the console proxy will be
>> disbanded this summer.
>> We've been informed the realhostip service will be shut down June 30th,
>> 2014, so we have approximately 4 months to mitigate this.
>> Here's my thoughts on how to proceed, in order of priority:
>> * Make the transition as smooth as possible for current ACS users. Need to
>> create clear documentation in the wiki that we can point to on how to
>> migrate an existing ACS installation from using to a
>> user's own certificate and resolver. I see section 16.4.2 in the 4.2 admin
>> guide talks about this, but I think we can improve a bit. e.g. the current
>> docs don't make it clear that a wildcard cert is required. Once we have a
>> transition guide in place, I intend to announce to users@ and announce@along with
the social media paths. This isn't private, but I'd rather not
>> announce until we have a clear, tested easy to follow transition guide to
>> make this as painless as possible for folks. I'm working on this and will
>> update after testing.
>> * If at all possible, I'd really like to get something big and visible
>> into the 4.3 documentation warning users about this.
>> * For 4.4, we should no longer be using SSL/realhostip for console proxy.
>> We're expecting some patches to address this, I'll update this thread once
>> they hit and/or a Jira issue is created.
>> Open to any thoughts/suggestions.
> I don't know the reasoning, but if it's due to lack of funding/resources we
> could be willing to take ownership over the service.
> We've been discussing internally to change to our own white labeled service
> instead of relying on, and we might as well contribute that
> back if
> it's wanted.
> --
> Erik
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