Systems Staff Meeting Notes 12/17/01

Systems Staff Meeting Notes
December 17, 2001

Present: Rich Bennett, Cynthia Bowker, Will Chaney, Bill Covey, Debra Harris, Winston Harris, Bobbie Meng, Hilton Soto, Geoffrey Stewart, Ying Tang
  1. Short meeting today Bill has prior engagement.
  2. Systems Holiday Luncheon will be held on Wednesday at noontime at the Olive Garden.
  3. Library IT Training purpose is to get all Library workers to be computer literate. Would consist of two one-shot seminars per semester, with Systems staff teaching.
Ongoing Systems Updates
Equipment Received/Installed/Repaired
  1. All 20 incoming machines have been received. There is still no distribution list.
  2. DLC has already picked up their machines, but they still need to return the old ones.
  1. The Read-Only folder on the server was caught in the roaming profile group. It is fixed now, but we may need to re-build it.
  2. Will add a new critical update patch for IE 5.5 & 6.0 to Read Only this afternoon.
  3. W2K PDC on hold until the spring DNS problems. Public authentication can proceed without it; Web server conversion will wait.
  4. Malware over 300 incoming viruses over the weekend, between 3-4 AM on Saturday. Most were SIRCAM with a touch of NIMBA. No one was hit, all were disinfected by the server.
  5. OfficeScan seems to be updating automatically for all users now. No complaints registered to the contrary.
  6. W2K have had reports of a strange 10-minute delay on desktop IDs. Desktop backgrounds (wallpaper) are not turning up as desired.
  7. RAM upgrades Education is finished. John requested 12 more sticks for MSL. Need to check with AFA for their needs in the public area. Journalism upgrade is finished.
Software Projects Status
  1. No fires burning.
DP Coordinator
  1. Students out until January 8, 2002.

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