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 ===== Overview ===== ===== Overview =====
  
-This project concerns the details of migrating the NAWG website(s) ​and their associated services such as email, from their current ​host, TSOHost, to new home on 1&1.+This project concerns the details of migrating the NAWG websites ​and their associated services such as email, from their previous ​host, TSOHost, to their new home on 1&1.
  
-It'​s ​not envisaged that the operation ​will be difficult. However, ​it may be complex and there are likely to be many things to consider and many tasks to perform that might not be immediately obvious. One of the goals of this project is to make sure that nothing is overlooked.+It was not envisaged that the operation ​would be difficult. However, there are many things to consider and many tasks to perform that might not be immediately obvious. One of the goals of this project is to make sure that nothing is overlooked.
  
 ===== Summary ===== ===== Summary =====
  
-There are a number of domains, websites, and services, including the currently live site, that will need to be either:+There are a number of domains, websites, and services, that will need to be either:
  
   - Migrated to the new hosting environment,​ or   - Migrated to the new hosting environment,​ or
   - Retired from use and decommissioned.   - Retired from use and decommissioned.
  
-The current ​hosting environment ​is provided by [[https://​www.tsohost.com/​|TSOHost]]. The new environment is likely to be [[https://​www.1and1.co.uk/​|1&​1]].+The previous ​hosting environment ​was provided by [[https://​www.tsohost.com/​|TSOHost]]. The new environment is [[https://​www.1and1.co.uk/​|1&​1]].
  
 There'​s quite a bit to consider, so please read the following sections. There'​s quite a bit to consider, so please read the following sections.
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 ^Domain^Action^Description^ ^Domain^Action^Description^
-|nawg.co.uk|Transfer ​to new host.|Encompasses the live website, along with subdomains ​for testing and documentation sites. It also provides the domain part for the official email addresses.| +|nawg.co.uk|Transfered ​to new host.|Encompasses the live website, along with sub-domains ​for testing and documentation sites. It also provides the domain part for the official email addresses.| 
-|nawg.net|Undecided.|No specialised use other than being registered with the Domain Name System (DNS). It was envisaged that this domain might be used for a NAWG discussion forum and/or chat rooms. HTTP traffic is currently redirected to the main live website.|+|nawg.net|Undecided.|No specialised use other than being registered with the DNS. It was envisaged that this domain might be used for a NAWG discussion forum and/or chat rooms. HTTP traffic is currently redirected to the main live website.|
 |nawg.uk|Undecided.|No specialised use other than being registered with DNS. This domain was a freebie from TSOHost. HTTP traffic is currently redirected to the main live website.| |nawg.uk|Undecided.|No specialised use other than being registered with DNS. This domain was a freebie from TSOHost. HTTP traffic is currently redirected to the main live website.|
  
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 ^Website^Action^Description^ ^Website^Action^Description^
-|www.nawg.co.uk|Migrate ​to new host.|The main website. ​Currently ​powered by [[https://​wordpress.org/​|WordPress]] and custom software.|+|www.nawg.co.uk|Migrated ​to new host.|The main website. ​Previously ​powered by [[https://​wordpress.org/​|WordPress]] and custom software.|
 |test.nawg.co.uk|Sub-domain removed.|Site for development,​ testing and staging purposes.| |test.nawg.co.uk|Sub-domain removed.|Site for development,​ testing and staging purposes.|
 |doc.nawg.co.uk|Relocated.|Wiki for the documentation,​ discussion and collaboration over internal NAWG matters. Now resides at [[http://​doc.nawg.darkskipper.com/​|doc.nawg.darkskipper.com]].| |doc.nawg.co.uk|Relocated.|Wiki for the documentation,​ discussion and collaboration over internal NAWG matters. Now resides at [[http://​doc.nawg.darkskipper.com/​|doc.nawg.darkskipper.com]].|
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 ===== Email ===== ===== Email =====
  
-The current ​email service ​is provided by TSOHost and associated with the nawg.co.uk domain. ​Once this domain ​is transferred to a new host, the service in its current ​form will no longer ​be available+The previous ​email service ​was provided by TSOHost and associated with the nawg.co.uk domain. ​Now this domain ​has been transferred to a new host, the service in its old form is no longer available.
- +
-> Arrangements must be made to provide an email service using the new host.+
  
 ==== Mailbox ==== ==== Mailbox ====
  
-There is a single mailbox (message store) ​that is under the web-admin@nawg.co.uk address. The relays (see below) also feed messages into this mailbox.+There was a single mailbox (message store) under the web-admin@nawg.co.uk address. The relays (see below) also fed messages into this mailbox.
  
 > If the messages are to be retained, then they'​ll need to be migrated to the new email system. > If the messages are to be retained, then they'​ll need to be migrated to the new email system.
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 ==== Relays ==== ==== Relays ====
  
-There are a number or email relays (message forwarders),​ which:+There were a number or email relays (message forwarders),​ which:
  
   * Forward messages to one or more recipients'​ personal addresses.   * Forward messages to one or more recipients'​ personal addresses.
   * Forward messages to the NAWG mailbox.   * Forward messages to the NAWG mailbox.
  
-Many of these relays ​have email addresses that are official NAWG ones. They are documented across multiple media, including:+Many of these relays ​had email addresses that are official NAWG ones. They are documented across multiple media, including:
  
-  * The main website. See the [[http://www.nawg.co.uk/​contact/#​cu-email|contact us]] page for details.+  * The main website. See the old [[http://​nawg.darkskipper.com/​contact/#​cu-email|contact us]] page for details.
   * Printed publications such as //Link// magazine and festival brochures.   * Printed publications such as //Link// magazine and festival brochures.
   * Electronic communications such as the newsletter and email messages.   * Electronic communications such as the newsletter and email messages.
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 ===== Other Services ===== ===== Other Services =====
  
-There are a number of other services, listed below, that are associated with the current ​set-up.+There are a number of other services, listed below, that were associated with the IT set-up.
  
-> If any of them are to be retained, then appropriate action may be required, since the current provision ​may cease when the TSOHost environment is decommissioned.+> If any of them are to be retained, then appropriate action may be required, since the current provision ​will cease when the TSOHost environment is decommissioned.
  
 ^Service^Action^Description^ ^Service^Action^Description^
 |[[https://​www.dropbox.com/​|Dropbox]]|Undecided.|The dropbox is used to share documents, photos, videos and other files among staff members. A prime example of this is the membership database, maintained by Catherine, which can be used to derive //Link// distribution (Pam) and newsletter distribution (Henry). It's currently linked to the email address web-admin@nawg.co.uk.| |[[https://​www.dropbox.com/​|Dropbox]]|Undecided.|The dropbox is used to share documents, photos, videos and other files among staff members. A prime example of this is the membership database, maintained by Catherine, which can be used to derive //Link// distribution (Pam) and newsletter distribution (Henry). It's currently linked to the email address web-admin@nawg.co.uk.|
-|[[https://​www.google.com/​webmasters/​tools/​home?​hl=en|Google Search Console]]|Undecided.|This ​is used for analysing Google searches associated with the main website. It was set up as part of the [[:​projects:​SEO:​start]] project. The account ​requires ​logging in using the web-admin@nawg.co.uk address. In order to function, it also requires ​a DNS record to be present, which may need to be recreated if it's not preserved during the domain transfer.| +|[[https://​www.google.com/​webmasters/​tools/​home?​hl=en|Google Search Console]]|Decommissioned.|This ​was used for analysing Google searches associated with the main website. It was set up as part of the [[:​projects:​SEO:​start]] project. The account ​required ​logging in using the web-admin@nawg.co.uk address. In order to function, it also required ​a DNS record to be present.| 
-|[[https://​scanmyserver.com/​|Scan my Server]]|Undecided.|This ​is a free service that regularly ​checks ​the main website for security vulnerabilities. It was set up in the wake of the down time in November/​December 2017. The account ​is associated with web-admin@nawg.co.uk,​ which is used for logging in and to receive reports by email.|+|[[https://​scanmyserver.com/​|Scan my Server]]|Decommissioned.|This ​was a free service that regularly ​checked ​the main website for security vulnerabilities. It was set up in the wake of the down time in November/​December 2017. The account ​was associated with web-admin@nawg.co.uk,​ which was used for logging in and to receive reports by email.|
 |[[https://​www.paypal.com/​uk/​home|PayPal]]|Undecided.|The main account used for NAWG purposes, to date, has been Pam's personal one. This need not be changed, however, there'​s an additional login under web-admin@nawg.co.uk. This may need to be removed, or at least have a change of password, once the current web administrator has left.| |[[https://​www.paypal.com/​uk/​home|PayPal]]|Undecided.|The main account used for NAWG purposes, to date, has been Pam's personal one. This need not be changed, however, there'​s an additional login under web-admin@nawg.co.uk. This may need to be removed, or at least have a change of password, once the current web administrator has left.|
  
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