Workshop:2013/07/18

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Workshop (to be) held on 2013/07/18 at 18:00
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in Access Grid Room

Previous workshop: 21 March 2013 18:00:00 Next workshop: 25 July 2013 18:00:00


This is intended as an exhaustive task list where incomplete tasks can be moved to the workshops of the following to Thursdays.


Task list

  • Fixed or determine how to fix current Icinga service problems
    • Node UPGRADEABLE checks
    • Ford PING
    • Lunkwill PING
    • GW CONNTRACK6 and FORWARD6
    • GW REBOOT
    • Auth2 VPNSERVER-node270
      • Possibly fixed: The cron job that ran this check ran at the same time as the update_openvpn cronjob (i.e. */5). Checks are now running on a 4,9,14,19,24,29,34,39,44,49,54,59 cron job.
    • Auth2 DEBSUMS
      • Fixed: To many old kernels that have files that need to be checked by debsums. Removed these old kernels
    • VPN/NAGIOS-API - Needs to start after reboot of monitor.


  • Sown-auth2 not coming up after reboot.
    • Fxied: No auto eth0 / auto eth1 in /etc/network/interfaces. Now been added.


  • Recovering sown-data1
    • Successfully recovered also now known as sown-data2 in ECS's DNS.
    • Have only got wifi surveys prior to 6th May 2011. So no AP location, post eduroam deployment or NOC data.
    • How can we add this to the general MYSQLBACKUP monitored by Icinga?


  • Migrate services off sown-vpn so it can be retired.


  • Ensure Node settings can be managed by node admins in the new node system.


  • Enable emails for node down / node up / node over cap to node admins.
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