Meeting:2008/05/01

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Meeting (to be) held on 2008/05/01 at 19:00 in Faculty Board Room

Previous meeting: 24 April 2008 19:00:00 Next meeting: 8 May 2008 19:00:00


Minutes

SOWN Projects Group (SOWN-PG)


Other Issues

  • Public IPv4 for SOWN
    • Tim thought report overestimated slightly
    • Tim will meet with us a some point to discuss further


  • New Soekris board order update
    • Board has arrived
    • Won't get pass BIOS without serial cable attached
    • Soekris emailed about the problem


  • Return of Home nodes
    • morse will send email
    • Ask for return by last day of semester 2 if node owners are moving or leaving
    • Owner on Forster Road node can keep their node and move it to Shakespheare Avenue


  • Handling problematic nodes
    • Are Helpdesk willing to send out emails to two nodes that have been down over 2 months?
    • User:DavidNewman hasn't had a chance to ask helpdesk if they can do this


  • Website/DNS Move - Any problems?
    • DNS move does not seem to have happened yet
    • User:DavidNewman has gone through and removed all remote includes on sown.org.uk


  • Expansion of user community
    • zepler.net - Already possible. Liaise with Dave Challis to get this up and running
    • alumni.soton.ac.uk - waiting for an external company to get back to us on this
    • sown.org.uk - To be request able from the contact us page that is to be put on auth and then manually created. *** Not done yet as far as those present at meeting aware


  • Speeding up load time of SOWN homepage
    • Map seems to load fast enough at the moment so no need to use any of the caching idea suggested.


  • SOWN Portal
    • Useful links portlet added
    • SOWN announcements portlet still to be done


  • Authentication for devices without web interface
    • User:Morse has created database table and started to write PHP frontpage to allow user to add one MAC address that will automatically be authenicated when the user logs into SOWN.
  • AOB
    • We did some documentation at the workshop last weekend
Facts about "2008/05/01"
Has date1 May 2008 19:00:00 +
Has end date1 May 2008 20:00:00 +
Has location32/4073 +