This Week

  • Alastair
    • Inventory project
      • continue working through InvProjectWorkFlow
      • Document clientreport (eg how to add modules)
      • Document order sync code
      • Document hpreport processing script
      • Continue work on RESTful API - InvProjectRESTapi
      • Document REST API
      • Write more of the ii commands and document as writing.
      • Start work on final report!
      • How represent VMs
      • Continue with REST API testing framework
      • Consider what else needs done other than docs and tidying and backups
      • Blog something....take dev meeting talks
    • Deploy encrypted /tmp and swap conversion script
      • Need to warn users that Gnome3 may pop up a window about /tmp being full (when script is run)
      • Do by July 26th July
      • Now down to 10 desktops, mainly COs
    • Schedule MPU meeting to discuss systemd ordering
    • Check sysmans (et al) have 'nograce'.
    • Take a look at RT #78875
    • Look at /etc/hosts - dns issue (IPV6?)
      • work out what we need to fix current problem
    • Circulate info on RH7.3 systemd changes we may wish to consider
    • RT actions (as agreed)
    • Deploy disable-module header on all computing.help servers
      • Defer until return from hols in July in case of problems
    • look at console vs journal-or-kmsg for systemd
    • Take MPU SL7 server upgrade for closure
    • Sort out devproj static dump and host on groups.inf.ed.ac.uk (speak to Neil)Has been running on groups.inf since November
      • Delete birman vm
    • Is there a route via libvirt to mark a VM as being disabled ?
      • Only option looks like adding something like DISABLED to the name of the first disk image
    • Temporarily pull vboxvideodrv from DICE xfree config until VirtualBox vboxvideo module installs correctly.
      • look to see if there's a bug report we can follow - Virtualbox Bug 16907
      • Decided to downgrade to 5.1.10 vboxadditions - this works fine

  • Chris
    • Inventory project
      • Continue work on clientreport modules for replacing firmwarereport
    • Look at 7.4 beta - tang/clevis - to see if this technology does what we want
    • Test a VM migrates ok from 7.2 (eg on waterloo) to 7.3 (circle)
    • Decommission warwick (pkgforge) (need holding page somewhere)

  • Stephen
    • LCFG client refactor stage 2
      • testing and documentation
    • LCFG server symlink to exam branches - produce reporting script and discuss with Graham
    • submit polkit bug to redhat - with Alastair (still exists under 7.3)
    • Investigate George's multiple network interfaces SL7 issue (eg consoles server)
      • waiting on George breaking metropolitan
    • Draft a position note on shell components under SL8 and possible ways forward
    • Produce some text for systemd mount bug (to submit to RH)
    • RT actions (as per agreed list) once 7.3 fully deployed
    • Take issue of disable per user journald logs on certain servers to OPS
    • Schedule jubilee downtime to move to SOL
    • Consider PD work for after LCFG client
    • Check IPV6 ssh connectivity to NX servers
    • Have a look to see if there is any way of modifying printk behaviour so that it can drop stuff if a serial console is blocking - not with current EL7 kernel
    • File bug against lcfg-systemd - spurious warnings about missing targets at first boot.
    • look at console vs journal-or-kmsg for systemd
    • Nagios RemctlSend needs a timeout for its call to remctl

-- AlastairScobie - 18 Jul 2017

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