Craig sent his apologies!
These were accepted as a reasonable account of the last meeting.
This prompted a wide-ranging discussion.
We need a list to prioritise. The support form seems like a likely candidate for early treatment. Note that Chrome 62 (due 17th October) will mark input boxes of any such sites as insecure.
Packages have now been pushed, but there are still some reboots required to bring in the latest kernel.
Report from Computing Executive Group
Reports from Units
It should be possible to make snort start later by adjusting the systemd resources (cue the usual systemd rants). Alastair asked that documentation deficiencies be notified to him.
There are actually three "autofs" LDAP servers. They're needed as our home-grown replication mechanism can't cope with nondeterministic ordering of the records, so remaining SL6 machines which use it are at risk.
Username blacklisting will be done by adding to a resource in the
live/openvpn.h header. The pam-stack change will take place
with next week's <stable> release.
The list is
dice/options/lateteaching_rant.h doesn't seem
to be accessible. Iain summarised its contents...
Topics for discussion
Roger asked about the proposed Forum hot-desk. Alastair has it on his list to discuss with Martin.
Distance learners seem to have crept up on us unannounced. Documentation, and indeed remote-access facilities, may need to be overhauled.
The next meeting will be on Wednesday 11th October at 10:00, probably in IF-4.31, chaired by ??.
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