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Frank's Activity Log

16. August 2018: Donnerstag

Posted: August 17th, 2018 by fcs

Today’s Activities:

  • Backups:
    • Tape Vaulting: 40 & 0.
  • LDAP/Accounts:
    • One update requires human intervention. Found, Fixed.
    • Analyzing data provided by CLICK folks and setting
      attributes in LDAP entries to match what InfoEd was
      getting/had…
    • Looking at eduCause TIER and the matching product.
      Appears the postgreSQL Levenshtein Distance matching
      is being used to get birthdays/ids that are within 1
      or 2 characters. Hmmm.

15. August 2018: Mittwoch

Posted: August 16th, 2018 by fcs

Today’s Activities:

  • Backups:
    • FSGen3 clones completed at 01:47 (16,167 GB).
    • Postprocess clone logs.
    • Add 40 tapes to the Scratch pool.
  • LDAP/Accounts:
    • HR says there is nothing they can do about 0142387.
      Time to ask the programmers.
      The job was terminated – all good.
    • One update requires human intervention: Found, fixed.
    • Add VPN as requested.
    • Error in hospital feed – reported, reprogramming, moving on.
  • FootPrints 12:
    • Updated index.jsp so hitting root goes to footprints app.

14. August 2018: Dienstag

Posted: August 15th, 2018 by fcs

Today’s Activities:

  • Backups:
    • DISK clones completed at 6:02 (8,333.7 GB).
    • Verified for FP Issue 363 (proj 116) – the ps* systems in play.
  • LDAP/Accounts:
    • Two updates require human intervention.
    • Clean up acctfile, renamed account listed twice.
    • Doing some digging into the T&PS feed issue.
    • Verifying VPN memberships.
    • Create attribute per request.
  • FootPrints:
    • Figuring out the proxy, maybe. Yes! mod_proxy_ajp for the win!

13. August 2018: Montag

Posted: August 14th, 2018 by fcs

Today’s Activities:

  • Backups:
    • Reclaimed one tape for the vaults.
    • Tape Vaulting: 40 & 12.
    • Clones started.
    • COMIS clones finished at 10:19 (15.7 GB).
    • TAPE clones finished at 11:15 (111.8 GB).
  • LDAP/Accounts:
    • One update requires human intervention.
      Found it. Notified HR of duplication in PeopleSoft.
  • FootPrints:
    • Working on summary of Pro/Con inputs.

10. August 2018: Freitag

Posted: August 13th, 2018 by fcs

Today’s Activities:

  • Backups:
    • DISK clones completed on August 9 at 12:07 (19,991 GB).
    • FSGen3 clones completed at 03:13 (25,157 GB).
    • Windows client with hung nsrexecd – restarted.
    • Added 40 tapes to the Scratch pool.
    • TAPE clones completed at 22:09 (11,298 GB).
  • LDAP/Accounts:
    • One update requires human intervention. Found, fixed.
    • Pass FP issue 33902 – office access – to the Windows folk.
    • New RETIREE list processed.
    • Tweak Huron/Click feed (blank id’s removal, git commit 64d0de0).
    • Huron/Click – meeting

8. August 2018: Dienstag

Posted: August 10th, 2018 by fcs

Today’s Activities:

  • Backups:
    • Tape Vaulting: 40 & 40.
    • Reclaimed one tape for the vaults.
    • Qualstar RMA # 51074: 1310282460 replaced with 1310207411:
      • Replaced drive, SN3 cannot see the new drive.
      • rescan-scsi-bus.sh –hosts=1 –issue-lip !!! YAY!
      • No need to reconfigure the library! It just works!
      • Clearly NetWorker does not care about the SN of the drive.
      • HIP HIP HURRAH!!!
      • Broken drive turned over to shipping department.
  • LDAP/Accounts:
    • One update requires human intervention. Found, Fixed.
    • CLICK/HURON feed – unforeseen circumstance issues.

7. August 2018: Dienstag

Posted: August 8th, 2018 by fcs

Today’s Activities:

  • Backups:
    • Reclaimed 15 tapes for the vaults.
    • SSID recover for DBAs
    • CLONES started.
    • COMIS clones completed at 19:03 (419 GB).
  • LDAP/Accounts:
    • AD update failed last night.
      A departmental account that has been there for four years
      was tried to be added in again.
      Someone moved the AD account – UGH!
    • One update requires human intervention.
      Think I found the correctly spelled name – asking payroll.
      Payroll agrees. Fixed.
    • Add email back to an existing account – eek!
    • Deep analysis of the CLICK/HURON feed to start
      to address concerns from client.
  • Zerto – more sharing of information

3. August 2018: Freitag

Posted: August 3rd, 2018 by fcs

Today’s Activities:

  • Backups:
    • DISK clones completed at 05:10 (35,397 GB).
    • SN3 ST1 1310282460 – failed.
      Again with the unable to eject a tape failure.
      Not going to let Qualstar say the drive is ok this time.
      Drive is disabled pending replacement.
      Qualstar issued RMA #51074 – new drive on Monday.
    • Worked with Kent, to get zvm’s backing up.
  • LDAP/Accounts:
    • No updates require the human touch.
    • Update a mail address because a foreign name was
      improperly capitalized.
  • FootPrints:
    • Put together preliminary installation instructions.
    • Tried them a couple of times, need to update them some.
    • SELinux must be in permissive mode or it does not work.
    • Asked JP if he can assist with Apache Proxy instructions.

2. August 2018: Donnerstag

Posted: August 3rd, 2018 by fcs

Today’s Activities:

  • Backups:
    • SN3 ST1 1310282460 – tape stuck.
      • NMC unmount attempted. Failed.
      • XLS eject attempted. Second try worked.
      • NMC unmount attempted. Success. Whew!
      • ITDT dump taken – sent to Qualstar for analysis.
      • Qualstar says try a different tape – it passes that.
      • Monitor.
    • Two zerto clients fail – now what’s wrong in the firewalls?
    • sizing for Windows Server 2016 clients,
      twenty-six clients, with 20TB frontside.
  • LDAP/Accounts:
    • No updates require the human touch.
    • Entry updates per requests.
  • Zerto: installation/configuration continues.

1. August 2018: Mittwoch

Posted: August 2nd, 2018 by fcs

Today’s Activities:

  • Backups:
    • One client having I/O errors reading data. Not a good sign.
      Reaching out to the system owner.
    • Added 40 tapes to the Scratch pool.
    • FSGen3 clones completed at 17:16 (23,777 GB).
  • LDAP/Accounts:
    • Two updates need a human touch – found, fixed, done.
    • LDAP entry updates per requests – reminded them
      the app was updated yesterday so customers can update
      their own LDAP entries now.
  • Zerto – DR – install day
  • FootPrints: Update catcher from 10 to 30.
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