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Attendance: Ben Hussey, Steven Hill, Brian Campbell, James Addison, Chris Thompson (GameSoc), Marco Elver (Cluster Project), Kenneth Strouts (Cluster Project)
 
Attendance: Ben Hussey, Steven Hill, Brian Campbell, James Addison, Chris Thompson (GameSoc), Marco Elver (Cluster Project), Kenneth Strouts (Cluster Project)
  
= Discussed =
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=== Discussed ===
== Future Location of Tardis ==
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==== Future Location of Tardis ====
- Weighed up access opportunities to the forum against possibility of obtaining space another department
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* Weighed up access opportunities to the forum against possibility of obtaining space another department
- A cupboard in Appleton Tower for setup/storage would be useful
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* A cupboard in Appleton Tower for setup/storage would be useful
- Agreed that the housing tardis in the informatics forum is probably the best solution
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* Agreed that the housing tardis in the informatics forum is probably the best solution
- We will probably be restricted to access within teaching hours but we will have to work around this.
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* We will probably be restricted to access within teaching hours but we will have to work around this.
  
== Tutorials/Workshops/Talks ==
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==== Tutorials/Workshops/Talks ====
- Workshops dependant on space to play with servers
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* Workshops dependant on space to play with servers
- Talks about something (sjh: DNS/bind?) (Jay: webservers?)
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* Talks about something (sjh: DNS/bind?) (Jay: webservers?)
  
== Cluster Project ==
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==== Cluster Project ====
- Has potential to be turned off if Inf deem us to be using too much power - cluster can be used 'on demand'
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* Has potential to be turned off if Inf deem us to be using too much power * cluster can be used 'on demand'
- Networking for nodes plugged into head node
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* Networking for nodes plugged into head node
- NetLOM of each node plugged into switch
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* NetLOM of each node plugged into switch
- LOM passwords need changed
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* LOM passwords need changed
  
== Gamesoc ==
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==== Gamesoc ====
- New agreement see [[GameSoc]]
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* New agreement see [[GameSoc]]
- Server will need to talk out to the internet on certain ports (some gameservers require this to function)
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* Server will need to talk out to the internet on certain ports (some gameservers require this to function)
- Possible wake-on-lan (server will probably only be used once a week)
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* Possible wake-on-lan (server will probably only be used once a week)
- Steve will <s>pinch</s> acquire an nice server for them to use (Intel based please)
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* Steve will <s>pinch</s> acquire an nice server for them to use (Intel based please)
  
== Router ==
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==== Router ====
- Possibly use a Sun 210 as the router
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* Possibly use a Sun 210 as the router
- Has gigabyte network card with four interfaces
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* Has gigabyte network card with four interfaces
- LOM (network plugged straight into Inf network) as a fallback if it breaks
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* LOM (network plugged straight into Inf network) as a fallback if it breaks
  
== Other Boxes ==
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==== Other Boxes ====
- Other 210: possibly install solaris to make sjh happy
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* Other 210: possibly install solaris to make sjh happy
- Move donated stuff (BT donated) to cupboard
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* Move donated stuff (BT donated) to cupboard
  
== Decommision ==
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==== Decommision ====
- 2x Netra (will need returned to Charles)
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* 2x Netra (will need returned to Charles)
- Adric can be decommissioned
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* Adric can be decommissioned
  
== Networking ==
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==== Networking ====
- Rearrange VLans to make things neater
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* Rearrange VLans to make things neater
- Network management in separate Vlan
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* Network management in separate Vlan
- Cluster and network management in own Vlan
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* Cluster and network management in own Vlan
  
== Other ==
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==== Other ====
- Open up outbound IRC (through bouncer to prevent port-forwarding via ssh)
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* Open up outbound IRC (through bouncer to prevent port-forwarding via ssh)
  
 
[[Category:Meetings]]
 
[[Category:Meetings]]

Revision as of 23:37, 29 September 2009

Attendance: Ben Hussey, Steven Hill, Brian Campbell, James Addison, Chris Thompson (GameSoc), Marco Elver (Cluster Project), Kenneth Strouts (Cluster Project)

Discussed

Future Location of Tardis

  • Weighed up access opportunities to the forum against possibility of obtaining space another department
  • A cupboard in Appleton Tower for setup/storage would be useful
  • Agreed that the housing tardis in the informatics forum is probably the best solution
  • We will probably be restricted to access within teaching hours but we will have to work around this.

Tutorials/Workshops/Talks

  • Workshops dependant on space to play with servers
  • Talks about something (sjh: DNS/bind?) (Jay: webservers?)

Cluster Project

  • Has potential to be turned off if Inf deem us to be using too much power * cluster can be used 'on demand'
  • Networking for nodes plugged into head node
  • NetLOM of each node plugged into switch
  • LOM passwords need changed

Gamesoc

  • New agreement see GameSoc
  • Server will need to talk out to the internet on certain ports (some gameservers require this to function)
  • Possible wake-on-lan (server will probably only be used once a week)
  • Steve will pinch acquire an nice server for them to use (Intel based please)

Router

  • Possibly use a Sun 210 as the router
  • Has gigabyte network card with four interfaces
  • LOM (network plugged straight into Inf network) as a fallback if it breaks

Other Boxes

  • Other 210: possibly install solaris to make sjh happy
  • Move donated stuff (BT donated) to cupboard

Decommision

  • 2x Netra (will need returned to Charles)
  • Adric can be decommissioned

Networking

  • Rearrange VLans to make things neater
  • Network management in separate Vlan
  • Cluster and network management in own Vlan

Other

  • Open up outbound IRC (through bouncer to prevent port-forwarding via ssh)