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Systems Staff Meeting Notes
May 15, 2006

Present: Will Chaney, Debra Fetzer, Winston Harris, Bobbie Meng, Chris Nicolich, Geoffrey Stewart, Ying Tang, Stephen Williams
Announcements
  1. Bobbie went out ocean fishing this weekend. Carlton caught quite a lot. General discussion of fish ensues.
  2. PeopleSoft - May 3rd production incident - Stephen attended the meeting where they explained what happened. A piece of hardware on the backend of the SAN failed due to a chatty piece of hardware they had just added.
  3. Posting appointments/vacation requests to the Systems calendar - put the outage on your calendar and invite Will or Winston (whichever one is your supervisor). They will either accept or decline, as necessary.
  4. Will passed out an updated move list for West.
Review Minutes of 05/01/06
  1. Ann #1 - Stephen's new bowling ball - it is a fingertip grip. He's still getting used to it.
Ongoing Systems Updates
Equipment Received/Installed/Repaired
  1. Orders - lots of equipment has been received.
  2. Geoffrey is working on setting up the West public laptops.
Networking
  1. Will try to get servers in rack 1 and UPS in rack 3 - maybe this weekend.
  2. Greenstone backup - BackupExec will work - need to look into the installation.
  3. ImageBuilder - problems: image is ready to install - is built in Dell ImageBuilder - IB Prep tools - works with Ghost Images. Four different cabs downloaded - 3 more to go. Requires drivers. Images are for public and staff. Geoffrey is not done testing laptop images yet.
  4. AD - we're still not on the list.
Software Projects Status
  1. Quality control - still need to discuss it with Bill Covey.
  2. Grant tracking database - final touches being done by Stephen. Will meet to sign off on it this week.
  3. ILLIAD/Accounting - nothing.
  4. ERES - it's ALIVE! Resurrected after cancellation. Lori and Michelle want it to be something like Storage Request. Will present it to them this afternoon.
  5. Greenstone - Ying will be on vacation for quite awhile
  6. Docutek is gone, advised to retain the server for a little while. NT17.
DP Coordinator
  1. Students will all be here for the summer.
Systems Security Management
  1. Meeting held.

     

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