Saturday 23rd February 2019

Matrix - Disable inactive account; database maintenance; moving riot to another url, scheduled 8 months ago

Finally, after previous scheduled matrix maintenance has been postponed due to non-disroot related workloads, we are back on track. Tomorrow night (Amsterdam time) we will start disabling inactive accounts on matrix. That operation will be followed by database maintenance where we are going to:

  • delete redacted messages (normally not removed from the matrix database)
  • Delete empty rooms (normally not removed from matrix database)
  • Reclaim disk space on the database This means for the time of the maintenance operation, the server will be offline which might take good few hours.

Additionally as we mentioned before, Riot (the webchat for matrix) will be moved that day to new url. From then on, you will be able to access it via https://riot.disroot.org

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