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SW&IT Meeting Minutes 2021-04-12

Attendees: David, Matthieu, Michael, Paul, Stephen, Xianyu, Yang


Labor Reporting

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LR20210405 - Bec, Matthieu 40.0
LR20210405 - Edmeades, David 32.0
LR20210405 - Sizemore, Michael 0.0
LR20210405 - Grenz, Paul 20.0
LR20210405 - Hooper, Stephen 80.0
LR20210405 - Zhang, Yang 0.0
LR20210405 - Zhang, Xianyu 0.0

News from management

Previous Action Items

  • VVMG safety & stewardship

Questions for discussion in group meetings:
    • What actions are consistent with this Value?
    • What actions are inconsistent with this Value?
    • In what ways do you exemplify this Value?
    • What can you start doing on a daily basis to visibly demonstrate this Value?

Owner Action Due Date Completion Date

Open topics

Team reports


  • Last week
    • OC, Management
    • ATT WG, PM FTE & priorities
    • OVMS telemetry issue with clock
    • DMS/IMS refcatoring
    • candidates tech questionaire and follow up interviews
* This week
    • DMS webscockets, nightlog search
    • PEPSI hands-on, PB s/w, SHARK-NIR AO Fourier modes


  • Previous:
    • OSCO system officially released.
    • Some more OSCO work on future list (also meeting and wiki work).
    • TMS Etalon software restructuring proposal sent.
    • TMS meeting and refocus on software support for both sides.
    • More RB_Science troubleshooting and patching, both offline and live (pyds9/xpa bugs, will manually hack it).
    • Safety training.
  • Next:
    • RB_Science update and pyds9/xpa hack to see true error message.
    • Plan to focus on MODS 64-bit for some time.
    • Still have to draw an OSCO system diagram for Al.
    • If more time, then TMS work.
    • Safety training.


  • Last week
    • Synology unit return, thanks Stephen
    • Cisco training
    • Archive meeting
    • Syno disk swap with LeRoy. Next time we'll have him do the hot spare assignment as well as the hardware.
    • Veeam support re-up got, need to see if I need to perform any action on that
    • Igor hardware closeout
  • This week
    • More Cisco
    • Documentation
    • Sort out Backblaze/Dell quote not in yet.
    • Mark network access? I imagine he never submitted IPs to us. He has a Time Capsule in his office that's probably acting as a router.
    • IA2 firewall hole? Not sure how UITS is going to feel about that, even if the rule is for a single IP.


  • Last week
    • ASM flat analysis routine
    • AO support
  • This week
    • Setup the ao-telemetry VM for the ASM flat analyze
    • SX and DX flat analysis
    • Safety training
    • AO support


  • Last week
    • Updating code for PMAC control
    • Testing code in the lab
    • Code works, but crashes on "recv".
    • Dan Cox has backup flash card and reader for D425 controller.
  • This week
    • Find errors in PMAC code, fix them
    • Head back into the lab on Wednesday to retest.
    • Coordinate a time with Dan to get the reader and card.


  • UITS switch delivery
  • ovirt problems
    • DNS
    • VPN (Tucson)
    • DNS again
    • Re-importation of machines
  • SSL certificates all take care of until next year
  • MODS stuff (disk checks)
  • Core-A licensing


  • ovirt?
  • IT meeting and strategy
  • DIMM computer work
Topic revision: r8 - 12 Apr 2021, StephenHooper
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