This subset of the manual documents our approach to the operations and maintenance of the hosted service, sr.ht. You may find this useful for running your own hosted sr.ht service, or to evaluate our practices & policies to consider if they meet your requirements for availability or robustness. You also might just find this stuff interesting, as SourceHut is one of the few largeish services which is not hosted in The Cloud™.
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We try to make as much of our operations available to the public as possible.
status.sr.ht is hosted on third-party infrastructure and is used to communicate about upcoming planned outages, and to provide updates during incident resolution. Planned outages are also posted to sr.ht-announce in advance.
The status page is updated by a human being, who is probably busy fixing the problem.
Our Prometheus instance at metrics.sr.ht is available to the public for querying our monitoring systems and viewing the state of various alarms. Some alarms are also fed to the IRC channel and mailing list.
The sr.ht-ops mailing list is used for automated reports from our services, including alarm notifications of "important" or "urgent" severity, and automated reports on operational status of backups and other systems.
#sr.ht.ops IRC channel on irc.libera.chat is used for triage and
coordination during outages, and has a real-time feed of alarms raised by our