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Operational Meeting

Minutes of the meeting held on Wednesday 12th March 2014 in IF-4.31

Present:
Lindsey Brown, Neil Brown, Roger Burroughes, Chris Cooke, Carol Dow, Ian Durkacz, Graham Dutton, Stephen Quinney, Iain Rae, Gordon Reid, George Ross, Alastair Scobie, Craig Strachan (convener and minutes),
  1. Minutes of the last meeting

    These were accepted.

  2. Actions

    Actions discussed:

    Actions added:

    Actions completed:

    Blog articles suggested:

    None

    Blog articles completed:

    None

  3. Report from Computing Executive Group

    1. Gas suppression system

      There was a general view that it would be desirable to obtain independent confirmation of the correctness of the Gas suppression system (including the provision of a hold-off button) before the system was re-enabled. It was pointed out that the self-managed server room was also covered by this system.

  4. Reports from units

  5. Topics for discussion

    1. Where should people run their own web daemons

      It was agreed that the best solution was to provide people with their own VM for this with onward access to the Informatics network disabled. If provisioning of VMs becomes a problem, we may need to revisit this.

  6. Items for the Computing Systems blog

    None

  7. AOCB

    Stephen reminded everyone about the ITPF Linux Day on 14th March.

  8. Next meeting

    The next meeting will be on 26th March 2014 at 10:00 in IF-4.31, chaired by George.


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