Whelp, that was absolutely maddening. Migrated my tiny Mastodon instance to a new server. Everything *should* have worked seamlessly and the downtime should have been minimal as I did all my pre-planning and made sure everything was in order. After the migration, my instance was out of federation for about 4 days. The culprit? Not having the intermediate SSL certificates in the SSL chain. Mastodon gave NO hint of this in the logs. 🤦♂️
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