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== Serious Issues ==
 
== Serious Issues ==
  
=== Web transition to Mara ===
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=== Web transition from Mara ===
* [[Mara]] is up and running (and runs the wiki).
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* [[Mara]] needs moving to the new (nameless) Sun 280R.
''We were planning on moving web to it, right?''
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** Aragorn needs to make it box work and install Debian first.
** Not sure what this is waiting on
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* Configuration fixes
* SSL Certs - ''The cert on davros is out of date''
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** Make it easy to backup and edit
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** Sort out permissions and make CGI "secure"-ish
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** Implement RCS (properly) for it
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** Scripts for adding vhosts/blogs
  
 
=== Backups ===
 
=== Backups ===
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== Quick Fixes ==
 
== Quick Fixes ==
 
 
* [[Miscellaneous Scripts]]
 
* [[Miscellaneous Scripts]]
 
* RAM Fitting. ''There should be a reasonable amount of 128MB U5 ram kicking about, which will bring machines up to 512MB. Apparently 256 sticks are available also''
 
* RAM Fitting. ''There should be a reasonable amount of 128MB U5 ram kicking about, which will bring machines up to 512MB. Apparently 256 sticks are available also''
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* [[Trac]]
 
* [[Trac]]
 
* [[Planet]] - blog aggregator to allow admins to publish to end users more effectively
 
* [[Planet]] - blog aggregator to allow admins to publish to end users more effectively
* [[Blogs]] - Already set up, maybe just need better docs and a scripted way for end users to get one
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* [[Blogs]] - Will get done properly when www is moved to the new box.
* [[Service Monitor]] -- see #tardismon or [https://www.tardis.ed.ac.uk/restricted www/restricted].
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* [[Service Monitor]] - will be probably be setup as a zen box or on a separate box - using nagios?
  
 
== Long Term ==
 
== Long Term ==

Revision as of 19:05, 11 March 2009

Some sort of attempt at a todo list. Yes, before someone bitches, this is no substitute for a tracker. Could maybe look into trac? Well, yeah, exactly...

It's better that this being kept track of in my head!

Serious Issues

Web transition from Mara

  • Mara needs moving to the new (nameless) Sun 280R.
    • Aragorn needs to make it box work and install Debian first.
  • Configuration fixes
    • Make it easy to backup and edit
    • Sort out permissions and make CGI "secure"-ish
    • Implement RCS (properly) for it
    • Scripts for adding vhosts/blogs

Backups

Quick Fixes

  • Miscellaneous Scripts
  • RAM Fitting. There should be a reasonable amount of 128MB U5 ram kicking about, which will bring machines up to 512MB. Apparently 256 sticks are available also

Medium Term

  • Documentation Project
  • Trac
  • Planet - blog aggregator to allow admins to publish to end users more effectively
  • Blogs - Will get done properly when www is moved to the new box.
  • Service Monitor - will be probably be setup as a zen box or on a separate box - using nagios?

Long Term

  • Suggestions...?




Issues (Mostly) Dealt With (For Now)

WONTFIX

(RIP reaper)

  • Reaper? Reaper is dead. It is a wee shame. Steve thinks we broke it. It needs a new wotsit board.
  • RAID for reaper.
  • ssh service on reaper