SCS CSCF Infrastructure Group (CSI) Ubuntu 16.04 Standards Project

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Project Objective: Purpose

CSCF Infrastructure group to have a Ubuntu 16.04 SCS standard setup for all SCS services ready for production use by May 1, 2017.

Project Objective: Status

Thin-Clients:

All disk-less desktops have been updated, includes CS-TEACHING real-time lab.

https://cs.uwaterloo.ca/cscf/infrastructure/setups/ubuntu/UW-CS-Server_Thin-Client/ needs to be created.

Workstations:

Graphics lab:

All workstations have been updated.

https://cs.uwaterloo.ca/cscf/infrastructure/setups/ubuntu/UW-CS-Workstation/ needs to be updated.

Software Engineering lab:

No work has been done on this lab.

GradPC Workstations:

Nothing deployed however we believe the recipe used in Graphics lab will be satisfactory for Ubuntu piece of dual boot image.

General-Use Systems

Beta quality (missing various software packaging) ubuntu1604 general-use systems ubuntu1604-100.cs.uwaterloo.ca and ubuntu1604-000.student.cs.uwaterloo.ca have been deployed in both the CS-GENERAL and CS-TEACHING regions.

https://cs.uwaterloo.ca/cscf/infrastructure/setups/ubuntu/UW-CS-Server_Workstation/ needs to be created.

IAAS servers:

Updating started August 2016.

Search for "Ubuntu 16.04" at "https://cs.uwaterloo.ca/cscf/cscfnow/inventory/lxc-Container-list.shtml".

https://cs.uwaterloo.ca/cscf/infrastructure/setups/ubuntu/UW-CS-Server_IAAS/ needs to be updated.

IAAS Containers:

Updating has started.

See "https://cs.uwaterloo.ca/cscf/cscfnow/inventory/lxc-Container-list.shtml".

http://cs.uwaterloo.ca/cscf/infrastructure/setups/ubuntu/UW-CS-Container needs to be updated.

Project Objective: Notes

Choice of Distribution

CSI is using the latest Ubuntu 16.04 distributions available from CS Club Registered Canadian Ubuntu mirror site

Software Packaging

depot.cs.uwaterloo.ca has been updated for Ubuntu 16.04 altlhough some package re-organisation is likely to be done during the fall 2016 and winter 2017 terms.

Project Objective: Tasks

  • Adrian
    • Examine firefox dpkg and source package to create a proposal for the repackaging of UW software from xhier to ????

Other References

-- DaveGawley - 2016-09-19

Topic revision: r2 - 2016-09-19 - DaveGawley
 
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