Meeting:2008/10/23

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Meeting (to be) held on 2008/10/23 at 19:00 in Faculty Board Room

Previous meeting: 16 October 2008 19:00:00 Next meeting: 30 October 2008 19:00:00


Minutes

SOWN Projects Group (SOWN-PG)

Progress on:

  • 802.1x
    • New version of XSupplicant client has been tested by Sean this week
  • WiMAX
    • We will have two base stations instead of one
      • This will allow us to test handoff
      • Each base station will be on different frequencies (2.5GHz/3.5GHz)
        • 2.5GHz license will last till June 2009 approx
        • 3.5GHz license will last until end of 2009
      • Need to find a second site
      • First deployment will be December time
    • Quad-band dongles for laptops should be available within the next month
      • We will try and do some adhoc stuff with these dongles
    • Still waiting on specs
  • Mobile IPv6
    • SjH and Davetaz have been deploying the IPv6 firewall this week
      • Multicast and Mobility worked but Unicast didn't
      • They will be carrying out more work on Friday to get it working properly


Other Issues

  • Planning for deployment of SOWN-Zepler
    • Must be before Thursday as James Fox and Peter Barton will be out the end of next week
    • Exact day will be determined by weather forecasts


  • Amplifier
    • Should have arrived in stores but hasn't been received yet


  • Saturday Surgery (25th October)
    • Will be test the power output required for 802.11a and 802.11a and 802.11b combined
    • Need to do other general test to make sure the node will work this time
    • Will be starting at 11am, meet outside north entrance.


  • Certificates for sown-auth
    • No discussion required and no progress


  • Settings for home nodes
    • Changing Wireless Channel
      • No progress
    • Traffic-shaping testing
      • No progress



  • AOB
    • None
Facts about "2008/10/23"
Has date19:00:00, 23 October 2008 +
Has end date20:00:00, 23 October 2008 +
Has location32/4073 +