Transition to new mirror infrastructure

Ben Cooksley bcooksley at
Mon Nov 9 10:11:11 GMT 2020

On Mon, Nov 9, 2020 at 11:02 PM Gilles Caulier <caulier.gilles at>

> Hi all,

Hi Gilles,

> Until milonia to deino transition stage, we can access to milonia with
> ssh to transfer weekly build of digiKam bundles, available at this
> url:
> Now, we get this error message:
> [gilles at pc-gilles mxe]$ ssh digikam at
> Welcome to Ubuntu 20.04.1 LTS (GNU/Linux 5.4.0-52-generic x86_64)
>  * Documentation:
>  * Management:
>  * Support:
> You do not have interactive login access to this machine.
> Contact the systems administrator for further assistance.
> Connection to closed.
> On of the scripts to manage remote files (Windows bundles in this
> case) is this one :
> As you can see, it use ssh, scp, and rsync.

You will need to port your scripts to use sftp in place of the existing
'ssh' commands present in that script.

Please note that you do not need to upload hashes manually (the .sum files
you currently upload).

These will be automatically generated for you by Mirrorbits - which detects
new files and generates them automatically (subject to approximately a five
minute delay as that is when it rescans the directory tree). The hashes it
generates will be served directly and securely to users (not guaranteed for
other files, where they may be redirected to a mirror instead)

Those hashes can be accessed at $fileUrl.sha256 or $fileUrl.sha1 for any
file on or

> We have the same for MacOS, and Linux AppImage...
> Best regards
> Gilles Caulier


> Le ven. 30 oct. 2020 à 09:56, Ben Cooksley <bcooksley at> a écrit :
> >
> > Hi all,
> >
> > Just a heads up that over the weekend we're going to be migrating from
> the existing mirror master server (known as to the new
> master server (which can be found under the name
> >
> > While this is not expected to have any impact on public access (as both
> systems will continue to serve and in the
> same form), it does mean that it may not be possible to upload new files
> for a short period of time.
> >
> > For those who are looking to upload files or perform releases over the
> weekend, it would be appreciated if you could please contact us so we can
> ensure that you are guided to the correct system.
> >
> > Thanks,
> > Ben Cooksley
> > KDE Sysadmin
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