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!
      • Continue with REST API testing framework
      • Consider what else needs done other than docs and tidying and backups
      • Blog something....take dev meeting talks
      • and give details on how Tartarus tables are accessed to Ian D for inclusion in his privileged access discussion paper
      • Look at postgresql replication
    • 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)
      • Now down to 3 user desktops
    • 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)
    • Implement change to kvmtool to allow KVMs to be marked as disabled
    • Look at Stephen's 'Thoughts on shell components'
    • Look at MPUActivitiesList
    • Start looking at https and computing.help (remove assumption that https means want cosign login)
      • wait on Neil's efforts with EdWeb
    • Chase Alison about LCFG check monitoring ( start doing again )
    • Investigate systemd reboot bug on gaivota and add some more debugging (store tree diff somewhere)
    • Try latest vdice.ova (sensa) and steno and record problems in detail
    • If in Forum server room, review MPU rack usage
    • Review 'ssh on a mac'
    • Start upgrading MPU servers to 7.4
    • Get costings for increasing storage space for Forum KVM servers (and get assertive in new year about tidying up old VMs)

  • Chris
    • Inventory project
      • Continue work on clientreport modules for replacing firmwarereport
    • Look at MPUActivitiesList
    • Look at RT
    • Continue work on SL7 coordination final project report (currently pending other units completing)
    • Ship latest VirtualDICE (once Alastair double checked at home on Windoze)
    • If in Forum server room, review MPU rack usage
    • Update MPUPackageRepository
    • Start upgrading MPU servers to 7.4
    • Make latest libvirt available and test for memory leaks (wrt console servers)
    • Some KVM housekeeping re old VMs (migrated?) - migrated VM storage now all deleted. girassol still has some storage for superseded or deleted VMs. They may have been preserved deliberately - we can clear this up in 2018.
    • Extract out http findings and add to Ops meeting action list - MPunitHttpList.

  • Stephen
    • LCFG client refactor stage 2
    • RT actions (as agreed)
    • submit polkit bug to redhat - with Alastair (still exists under 7.3)
    • Produce some text for systemd mount bug (to submit to RH)
    • 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 ...
      • looking at Ceph
    • Look at MPUActivitiesList
    • On metropolitan, find fast baud rate we can drive the real physical consoles. (This so we can decide whether to use physical consoles for KVM servers).
    • Look at where we're using ALL in access.conf
    • If in Forum server room, review MPU rack usage
    • Agree with RAT how software package requests are handled - waiting on Graham documenting
    • Start upgrading MPU servers to 7.4 - needs to wait until stable release on 13th December
    • Rebuild openafs with 'getcwd' patch and test
    • Produce page on converting a DICE machine to a self-managed machine - SwitchToSelfManaged

-- AlastairScobie - 13 Dec 2017

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