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Meeting (to be) held on 2009/07/23 at 19:00 in Mary Campbell Room

Previous meeting: 16 July 2009 19:00:00 Next meeting: 30 July 2009 19:00:00


  • SOWN Core Network Update (Davetaz and morse)
    • Sown-gw deployment
      • Now deployed and has taken over from NAT and 6CORE.
      • ECS has updated their records related to All SOWN kit.
    • Sown-dev deployment
      • Has been formatted and is running on new hardware. 40gig disk. 512mb ram.
      • Needs Unix groups set up on it.
      • Wiki pages need to be updated to reflect this.
    • Sown-voip deployment
      • No response from Tim on the recomissioning of 'ha' as of yet.

  • WiMAX (Davetaz)
    • We are back in discussion with vendors, however we will be bridging the financial years (both UoS and Cisco).

  • SOWN[at]HOME Nodes
    • Update script cron job (SjH)
      • Done! Scheduled to go out to nodes.
    • Wifi driver fix (morse)
      • Done! Need to be pushed out to nodes.
    • Halls' Bars' nodes (daveruss)
      • Winchester & Chamberlain bars nodes are deployed.
      • Boiler house and Glen Eyre are possble;
      • Glen may require infrastructure additions on the part of the bar, so may be less likely; though Stuart reports there are network ports there from Surge.
      • Daveruss will write a wiki news article on this. (Mention the stags & drummond nodes)
      • The config on these nodes need to be checked as they may not have been configured correctly.
      • Stags, Winchester, Chamberlain are registered on the iSolutions dhcp system by Daveruss on his PhD account.
      • Freshers week!
        • We want a poster up in bars in Freshers week to advertise.

  • Admin Tasks
    • Login Monitoring (Leth and Graph Man)
      • Colin has shown that the data we have is difficult to derive a check from.
      • We need more complicated interpretation of the data.
    • Eduroam test account (morse)
      • No progress.
    • User Account cleanup (crwilliams)

  • Alternative to guest accounts (Davetaz)
    • Waiting on backup2 decomissioning and progress on 'ha'.

  • External DNS hosting (Davetaz)
    • Davetaz is looking at slaving an eprints domain.

  • Mobile phone Nagios alerts (morse)
    • Java bugs. Switching to RFcomm.

  • AOB
    • User wiki pages need creating.
    • Daveruss has ajaxified the homepage.
      • There is a kernel issue with route selection. Due to debian patches. Will need a kernel rebuild on core servers to fix.
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