This Week

  • Alastair
    • Inventory project
      • Documentation - end user
      • Documentation - code
        • clientreport (eg how to add modules)
        • order sync code
        • HPreport processing script
        • link in from MPU top page
      • Start work on final report!
      • Provide details on how Tartarus tables are accessed to Ian D for inclusion in his privileged access discussion paper
      • Produce an Legitimate Interest Declaration and Privacy Statement
        • contains a list of every user and their status
        • records machine to user allocation (with their UUN, cname, sname, user category)
        • records who requests which order (usually just uun, but can be cname+sname)
        • records who makes a change in inventory (just uun)
        • records which informatics location a machine is observed (could track who is using which room, for wire-connected laptops)
        • consider what can be removed once a user has left the University
          • any rows in the 'person' table where 'upstream' is false and where there isn't an 'item' row with a matching 'allocated_to' field should be deleted by a periodic script. Arguably 'category' should be set to NULL where 'upstream' is false?
      • Decommission ordershost
        • need to replicate kvmreport mechanism on Tartarus (or somewhere) De-scoping as not used in last month
          • submit data via clientreport mechanism
        • take snapshot of files (no need to take snapshot of SQL as this is automatically recreated from orders files)Now in AFS mp-unit group space
        • 01/10/19 - poweroff old ordershost 'nerano' (ie once KVM servers have stopped submitting kvmreport data to the database)
        • Xmas 2019 - delete old ordershot 'nerano'
      • Document Tim's theon old inv snapshot and what its purpose now is. Also modify invquery to remark that data is historical only.
    • Additional Tartarus work - non project
      • Create an entry in the new Services register once that is in service
      • client report to flag when hyperthreading disabled or not (in CPU report)
      • client report to take 'ipfilter.export'
      • modularise kvmreport so that it can both be used to report by mail and be used as a clientreport module
    • Take a look at RT #78875
      • WON'T LOOK UNLESS A BIG ISSUE (Ask Tom) - Tom asked 16/09/19
    • Look at Stephen's 'Thoughts on shell components'
    • Investigate systemd reboot bug on gaivota and add some more debugging (store tree diff somewhere)
    • drupal username collection re GDPR
      • Perioidically run user expiry script every month until December 2019 and if no problems configure to run automatically
      • Run 16/09/19
    • Meet Tim with Chris to review RAT involvement
    • Look at using php-5.6 on computing.help
    • Have a look at how APT / DPKG works, particularly wrt API
    • Look at KVM / host-model issue on oyster (See my actions from 13/03/19)
    • Look at idea of marking KVM guests as disabled (See my actions from 13/03/19)
    • Upgrade girassol (remembering hyperthreading)
    • Continue with RT ticket tidy up as per 04/09/19
      • 90028

  • Chris
    • User training materials project #403
    • Meet Tim with Alastair to review RAT involvement
    • 'amarela' -> user KVM
    • Produce home snapshot of SL7 project
      • including pg_dump of SL7 RT instance and then can the SL7 RT VM

  • Stephen
    • Take issue of disable per user journald logs on certain servers to OPS
    • Look at where we're using ALL in access.conf
    • Read George's mail of 8th November wrt DPIA
    • clientreport
      • Complete module errors report
      • Add an 'old locks' report
      • 'Old kernels' report
      • Report on core files in / directory
    • Produce an Legitimate Interest Declaration and Privacy Statement for svn history and LCFG profile history
    • Write SL7.6 final report
    • Security week page
    • Upgrade banjo and mandolin (remembering hyperthreading)
    • Decommission hare
    • Force 'noht' on KVM servers in relevant header - hasn't been supported since SL5
    • 'vermelha' -> Distance Learning XRDP server
    • Review computing.help 'gnome logout' page

-- AlastairScobie - 25 Sep 2019

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