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SW&IT Meeting Minutes 2021-08-30

Attendees: Brandon, David, Glenn, Matthieu, Paul, Stephen, Xianyu, Yang


Labor Reporting

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LR20210823 - Bec, Matthieu 40.0
LR20210823 - Mechtley, Brandon 32.0
LR20210823 - Eychaner, Glenn 40.0
LR20210823 - Edmeades, David 40.0
LR20210823 - Grenz, Paul 10.0
LR20210823 - Hooper, Stephen 0.0
LR20210823 - Zhang, Yang 40.0
LR20210823 - Zhang, Xianyu 0.0

News from management

Previous Action Items

Owner Action Due Date Completion Date

Open topics

Team reports


  • Last week
    • OC, Management
    • review and submit Stephen's and IT infrastructure upgrade outlook
    • ATT bi-weekly, follow-up discussions with Simone
    • dc1/2 hands-on training
    • ks f34 dms.mountain - pending issue dhcp lease?
    • misc dms patches/amends
    • discussion with Alex, made him github ocs 'writer'
    • discussion with Yang and mongo/refmem, we have a plan
    • fix IMS IssueTrak v14.3 compatibility
    • upgrade jenkins infra10
  • This week
    • SWG reports
    • ks dms.mountain f34, mongo shuffle
    • start pb upgrade discussions with Arcetri, in a DMZ way
    • attend AO/SX cal/test sessions if time allows


  • Previous:
    • Worked on DMS ref memory tests and refactoring.
    • Restart some TMS work.
    • A bit of OSCO background program work.
    • MODS KVM finally installed (HTML client has certificate warning, plus login accounts was reset).
    • A bit of MODS/LBC discussion with Olga.
    • Finished safety training.
  • Next:
    • Continue DMS ref memory refactoring.
    • MODS WCS client.
    • Restart TMS work.
    • Two MODS discussions with OSU need to continue.


  • Expenditure meetings
  • Will chat with Synology re: disk shelf compatiibility or lack thereof
  • Cobbler clone to mountain via Veeam, good method
  • MS Windows Server horrorshow, no response from CDW so far today, but based on Newegg, et al. should be ~$100 for the license.
    • Will investigate if a 2019 license will work for 2016
  • GB is moving to new Mac and having some bumps, which I'm walking him through
  • Working with LD on Synology hardware operations and related stuff.
  • Excellent teaching session from SH re: DHCP and PXE boot on Windows. Thanks!
  • Monnit software and license management for PG
  • Hiccup with UAAT Zoom licenses being purged. We have worked out a couple of ways to stop this from happening, so we'll see how that goes in the future. As always they are super pleasant to work with and very responsive


  • Last week:
    • Safety first
    • Learning AO concepts/instruments/software architecture (wiki videos & documentation, material from Al, sw systems document)
  • This week:
    • Check in with Al
    • Continue learning AO system architecture, MasterDiagnostic, AdSec Control System, communication protocols.
    • Join AO group meeting Thursday


  • Last week:
    • Searching for Scout project files in order to update D425 settings.
    • Dan found what he things are the correct files.
  • This week:
    • Checking that the project files are correct in the lab.
    • Making the modifications to them in order to generate the updated settings.
    • Saving the settings to the D425 in the lab.
    • Optimistically getting up to the mountain to put the settings on the unit there.


  • Last week:
    • Inspect documentation and code for IIF
    • Inspect documentation and code for DMS / Telemetry
    • Begin inspecting LUCI code
    • Make Google Calendar work with Apple Calendar
    • Training
  • This week:
    • Meet with Dave and Jenny regarding LUCI issues
    • Begin LUCI work


  • IT meetings for budgeting
  • SSL warnings from UITS
  • getting quotes for new core switches
  • Repository issues
  • DHCP on mountain demo
  • quotes
  • startup
  • DIMM upgrade planning
Topic revision: r14 - 30 Aug 2021, GlennEychaner
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