Operational Meeting Research and Teaching Unit Report - 25 Marcg, 2020
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- Bitcoin clients in the labs
Around midnight on saturday I saw an rt ticket complaining about someone
running jobs on lots of PCs in the labs. I logged in expecting to have to
email a student to be more considerate but after a bit of investigation it
looked a bit more serious so I called Alastair (sorry) and after some more
investigation it looked like a compromised account and we secured it.
Subsequently it seems to have been a student who has been given a formal
- onsite status
Without prejudice to what (if anything) is considered essential on-site
work, I've made a small modification to RT to add a new status, named
'onsite', available now.
This should help us keep track of tickets which are active but awaiting
someone (anyone!) authorising / turning up to perform the work. The hope
is that we can keep track of jobs and rationalise attendance or at the
very least keep track of what can't be done.
See mail to COs for more details. Comments welcome.
- exam prep setup
Some of our WFH prep involved setting
this up last week. If there are any issues, feed them back to RAT.
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