Server Team Meeting, 2012-06-13

Attendees: Steffen Gebert, Joern Bock, Tolleiv Nietsch, Michael Stucki
Excused: Peter Niederlag, Fabien Udriot

Beginning of the meeting: 08:00 CEST.

Open Issues from last meetings

  • nothing

Organizational stuff

  • [INFO] Holiday planning: Michael has set up Wiki page where everyone should inform about any planned absences (like holidays).
  • [TASK] Moving meetings to a different weekday: Steffen wants to change the meeting day from Wednesday to another day. He will set up a poll to find out a possible replacement. (Update: this was done, see next week protocol)
  • [INFO] Susanne, Ingmar & Sebastian were removed from the members list on Forge.

Status of the website

  • [INFO] Steffen mentions that the website does not get the attention that it should. We agree with this and try to find ways how the Server Team could improve this situation.
  • [INFO] The T3O deployment tool does currently not support Git, however we want to move all repositories to Git.
  • [TASK] Joern will restart a regular meeting involving all FOR contacts. (

Extbase team using their own website?

  • [INFO] The Extbase team requested a clone of the website. We would try to avoid this whenever possible, since it means more maintenance work.

Status of the Backup Server

  • [INFO] Steffen acquired a sponsor for new backup system: Debian VM + a 3TB LUN in a SAN
  • [INFO] We discuss how backups should be stored in the future. We would like to stick with BackupPC.
  • [INFO] Additional backups can be stored on tape through IBM Tivoli.

End of the meeting: 09:01 CEST.

Next meeting

  • [INFO] The next meeting will take place on June 27, 2012 08:00 CEST.