Re: Upcoming Sysadmin Projects

On Wed, Mar 31, 2010 at 8:10 AM, Christer Edwards
<christer edwards gmail com> wrote:
> On Wed, Mar 31, 2010 at 9:01 AM, Paul Cutler <pcutler gnome org> wrote:
>> Servers:
>> Jeff has wanted to install a VPN for the current servers - I'll let him
>> talk about that as I don't know the details.
> I'd like to work with Jeff on this if possible. I'd like to learn more
> about VPN setup.
>> Email:
>> Christer has kicked off a discussion this week on the mailing list about
>> possible spam solutions.  We also have two open bugs:
>> • Discard moderator group bulk mail (bgo 396134)
>> • Moderator group admin page (bgo 396137)
> Jeff and I plan on getting into this today. We're going to start
> (slowly) with troubleshooting and fixing the sa-update cron system,
> and hopefully also apply postgrey. I'll have a look at those two bugs
> to see what can be done about those.

Some really critical stuff came up and I simply can't put any serious
effort on this until tomorrow.

>> Server Maintenance:  I believe there has been some discussion that we
>> need to finalize the Puppet setup (correct me if I'm wrong).  Last fall
>> Owen also added a number of issues that were in the back of his head
>> about things we should finish:
>> • Version control and mock builds for custom packages (592094)
>> • Version control for DNS zone files (bgo 592015)
>> • Firewall configuration for Puppet (592018)
>> • puppet client daemon not working on puppet (bgo 592018)
>> • rpm forge.repos on menubar, window and button (bgo 592022, 592023,
>> 592066)
>> • Automatic updates on extra repos (bgo 592073)
>> • Procedure: RHN account,new kernels and long term monitor (bgo 592037,
>> 592074, 592077, 592079, 592088)
>> • Fix mysql logging 606668
> I've done quite a bit with puppet at work. I'd be happy to take a look
> at what we currently have and see what I can improve / extend. I'm
> sure it'll take me a little time to get familiar with everything
> before I can standardize anything in puppet, but I'm more than
> comfortable working on puppet manifests and publicizing them for
> review.
> --
> Christer Edwards

Jeff Schroeder

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