Openvue grid goes behind Firewall

The Virtual University of Edinburgh “Openvue” grid on http://virtual.aiai.ed.ac.uk:8002 has been operating since 2007 on the OpenSimulator platform as an open Hypergrid accessible resource looked after by Prof. Austin Tate (avatar: Ai Austin) in the School of Informatics at the University of Edinburgh.

Openvue will now be moved behind the University firewall and thus will not be accessible externally via the Hypergrid. It will continue to be available within the firewall or via the University’s secure VPN. This is part of a networking security effort by the University to close open ports for services run by individual departments or schools or by normal staff members.

Discussions are underway to potentially transfer the Openvue grid to run as a central service so Openvue may reappear on the Hypergrid at some time, though its griduri will change to a central one if that is done.

Coverage in Hypergrid Business…

https://www.hypergridbusiness.com/2022/08/opensim-reverses-last-months-hefty-decline-in-land-area-and-user-numbers/

Update October 2022: Openvue Continent OAR Availability

Openvue is also available as an OAR (4×4) that can be loaded into a 4×4 sized region on DreamGrid, one of the largest OpenSim distributions [OAR File, Readme, Thumbnail Image]. CC BY-NC.

Update: October 2022: Openvue Continent on OSGrid

Since October 2022, Austin Tate (avatar: Ai Austin) has also made the Vue regions available on OSGrid via addon regions hosted on a home server. The continued availability of this cannot be guaranteed, but the regions are usually running to provide access to this archive material.

hop://http://hg.osgrid.org:80/Openvue/128/128/22
hop://http://hg.osgrid.org:80/Vue/128/128/22
hop://http://hg.osgrid.org:80/OpenVCE/128/128/22
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1 Response to Openvue grid goes behind Firewall

  1. bat says:

    2022-10-01: The Openvue regions are also now available as a downloadable OAR from DreamGrid. See this article…

    https://virtual-hg.outworldz.net/JOpensim/index.php?option=com_content&view=article&id=57

    Also, since October 2022, Austin Tate (avatar: Ai Austin) has made the Vue regions available on OSGrid via addon regions hosted on a home server. The continued availability of this cannot be guaranteed, but the regions are usually running to provide access to this archive material.

    hop://http://hg.osgrid.org:80/Openvue/128/128/22
    hop://http://hg.osgrid.org:80/Vue/128/128/22
    hop://http://hg.osgrid.org:80/OpenVCE/128/128/22

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