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Report from Computing Executive Group
Reports from units.
The issue of whether wire C should be made available in the Forum server room to facilitate the moving of machines from KB downtown was revisited. It was agreed that this was unnecessary and that hosts moving downtown should be moved to s33.
Craig gave a brief overview of how he proposed the move from KB to the Forum should take place. This will hopefully happen in the week beginning the 9th of March. George proposed that the non-Dell racks in the KB serer area, SR1 and SR2 should be moved to the Forum and used in the small server area. This was agreed.
Alastair asked whether the Services Unit would be looking into the issue of RAID5 with disks over 1TB is size. He was assured that they would indeed be doing so.
Toby asked why his recent server moves had not appeared in the inventory. Apparently, this only happens when a host is connected to an edge switch. Machines on core switches (i.e. those in server rooms) do not get updated automatically.
Topics for discussion
Ian asked about the provision of network ports, phone ports and conference phones in the various Forum meeting rooms. Alastair stated that there is a CEG action for him and George to look into this issue but that it his opinion it would be wasteful of resources to fully provide all these features in every room. Ian agreed but stated that there was at least a need to document what was provided in every room. Alastair said that this was in hand.
George suggested that the network line tester should be located in a more easily accessible location (it is currently kept in Alastair's office). IF-2.09, for which each Unit should have a key, was suggested as a possibility.
The next meeting will be on Wednesday 11th March in IF-4.31 and chaired by George Ross.
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