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  • Hardening Web Server
  • Added to other popular search engines and some forums.
  • Setup Google Analytics
  • Panel widget CSS appears to be broken.
  • If free for our needs, setup Azure Application Insights 
  • 32-bit vs 64-bit Java performance now
  • Moving to Cloud if it's cheaper and 64-bit Java
  • Why does Mobile version searching not find non-titled content (information not in title of a page) - due to product limitation for now and so vote on ticket (once I find it)
  • Anonymous comment icon not showing up.
  • Change IP of database lxc server from to for more consistency in naming convention. Note I checked and confluence.cfg.xml references by dnsmasq name.
  • Automated Backups Moved to Offsite
  • Setup monitoring to focused on measuring performance to resize
  • Evaluate if we can somehow lower the cost with a smaller server.


November 24, 2017 - Renew of Online License Key, Tin

Product License renewal. Must use Tin's personal gmail account to log into My Atlassian,

  • Direct link provided through Confluence reminder.
  • After new licence keys issues, copy into Confluence.
  • License now expires, Dec 27, 2018

September 15, 2017 - Updates and Server Reboot, Roderick

  • Bonsai went down due to stuck thread
  • Applied server updates (question) (for what?) and rebooted the server

August 4, 2017 - Server Rebooted, Roderick

  • Bonsai went down from a host reboot, had to reboot the server to clear the hung threads

July 21, 2017 - Updates and Rebooted Server, Roderick

  • System update and reboot

June 2, 2017 - Installed Redaction to Secure Specific Content, Tin

  • Updated all plugins to current.
  • Installed Redaction ... looks promising to secure specific content

May 26, 2017 - Disabling Automatic Security Updates, Roderick

  • Disabled Automatic Security Updates located in 20auto-upgrades

May 5, 2017 - Added Offsite Backups for Confluence, Roderick

  • Added Automated backups moved to Offsite

April 12, 2017 - Disabling Automatic Updates, Roderick

  • Disabled Automatic Updates in file 10periodic

March 26, 2017 - Hardened Apache, Roderick

  • Secured Apache

February 23, 2017 - Added Analytics, Roderick

  • Added Google Analytics

February 22, 2017

  • Resized the zpool to 20GB because containers were throwing out of space errors
  • Turned off robots.txt (prevents Search Engines from calling)
  • Submitted to Google Search Engine (Search Console)
  • Added Balsamiq plug-in through Confluence web console

Feb 22, 2017 - Made Bonsai Framework Searchable on the Internet, Tin

Now that we are stable with a much larger server, we can make the Bonsai Framework searchable on the Internet. We'll start with Google, but should include the other top engines,

  • 10:00pm - Turned off robots.txt (which prevents Search Engines from calling)
  • 10:03pm - Submitted to Google Search Engine (Search Console) while logged in as (not sure if logging in matters)
  • Added Balsamiq plug-in through Confluence web console (free for non-profits) and submitted tin.pham@gmail profile linked to Confluence

February 08, 2017 - Resized Confluence Server, Roderick

  • Server was resized to fit confluence $51.56/month
  • Memory increased to 3.5GB
  • Virtual Server = bonsaifw02host
  • Built using 16.04 LTS
  • Fully migrated and is now live
  • Next steps Working on backup solution

January 24, 2017 - LXD, Tin, Roderick

We created first iteration straight migration VMs.

  • Resource Group = bfgroup
  • Virtual Server = bonsaifw01host
  • Built using Ubuntu 16.10 (we'll switch back to LTS for iteration 2)
  • 3 LXD Tiers created (all using LXD dynamic IPs)
  • NAT setup for port 80 host to web server
  • Azure Native Firewall (NSG) port 80 Configured
  • Confluence Installed and ready for first run to migrate the data.

January 17, 2017 - Server Configuration, Tin, Roderick

  • Roderick gave Tin access
  • Tin created virtual machine using Ubuntu 16.04 LTS per research with setupadmin
  • Roderick logged in added fail2ban and then rest of BonsaiFramework Setup

Installed LXD with following,

Name of the storage backend to use (dir or zfs) [default=zfs]: 
Create a new ZFS pool (yes/no) [default=yes]? 
Name of the new ZFS pool [default=lxd]: 
Would you like to use an existing block device (yes/no) [default=no]? 
Size in GB of the new loop device (1GB minimum) [default=15]: 
Would you like LXD to be available over the network (yes/no) [default=no]? 
Would you like stale cached images to be updated automatically (yes/no) [default=yes]? 
Would you like to create a new network bridge (yes/no) [default=yes]? 
What should the new bridge be called [default=lxdbr0]? 
What IPv4 subnet should be used (CIDR notation, "auto" or "none") [default=auto]? 
What IPv6 subnet should be used (CIDR notation, "auto" or "none") [default=auto]? 
LXD has been successfully configured.
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