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alicecrunchwip [2020/06/03 16:29]
florido [TODO]
alicecrunchwip [2020/06/17 12:40]
florido [TODO]
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   * Configure networking: DONE :-D   * Configure networking: DONE :-D
   * Configure maintenance interface: DONE :-D   * Configure maintenance interface: DONE :-D
-  * Configure monitoring server: DONE :-D+  * Configure monitoring server: ​ongoing FIXME 
 +    * Configure machine os and services ​DONE :-D 
 +    * Configure hardware monitoring FIXME 
 +    * Configure user access to monitor FIXME
   * Install system: DONE :-D   * Install system: DONE :-D
-  * Create RAID6: ​ongoing FIXME +  * Create RAID6: ​DONE :-D 
-    * Find best settings, discuss with users FIXME+    * Find best settings, discuss with users DONE :-D 
   * Configure system: ongoing FIXME   * Configure system: ongoing FIXME
     * Configure firewall DONE :-D     * Configure firewall DONE :-D
-    * Configure config management system. ​Maybe chance to test ansible :?: +    ​* Test fallback operating system in case of failure FIXME 
-    * Create admin users :?: +    ​* Configure config management system. ​Testing **ansible** DONE :-D 
-    * Format and connect RAID6 disk :?:+    * Create admin users ongoing FIXME 
 +      * generic alice user DONE :-D 
 +      * give admin permissions to relevant alice users FIXME 
 +    * Format and connect RAID6 disk DONE :-D 
 +    * Configure RAID monitoring FIXME
   * User services (tasks mainly to be done by admin users): :?:   * User services (tasks mainly to be done by admin users): :?:
     * Create users :?:     * Create users :?:
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       * More details here :?:       * More details here :?:
     * Move data :?:     * Move data :?:
 +  * Documentation 
 +    * Write a page on how to manage the system :?: 
 +      * Must be only accessible by admins 
 +      * Must include system description above here 
 +      * Must describe common procedures 
 +      * Ask if users want remote X11
 ===== Logbook ===== ===== Logbook =====
  
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 ==== 20206** ==== ==== 20206** ====
   * new entry   * new entry
 +
 +==== 2020616 ====
 +  * Configured system to be managed remotely via ansible
 +    * Changed sshd_config
 +    * Added management keys to root user
 +    * Management currently done via my workstation,​ may change in the future.
 +  * Installed basic software
 +  * Created alice admin user
 +  * Installed basic build software
 +
 +==== 2020612 ====
 +  * Formatted RAID volume as xfs <code bash>​mkfs.xfs -f -d su=1m,sw=5 -L alicedisk /​dev/​sda</​code>​
 +    * Shows a warning but should be harmless
 +
 +^ su=1m        | 1MB strip size |
 +^ sw=5         | 5 RAID disks (+2 parity) |
 +^ -L alicedisk | xfs label |
 +^ /​dev/​sda ​    | the raid shown as a device to the kernel |
 +
 +  * created folder ''/​disk''​
 +  * created entry in fstab for disk based on UUID:<​code ini># RAID disk
 +UUID=0d4a40e5-084e-404f-9219-6c3645929ec2 /disk                   ​xfs ​    ​rw,​seclabel,​relatime,​attr2,​inode64,​sunit=2048,​swidth=10240,​noquota 0 0</​code>​
 +==== 2020609 ====
 +  * configured server network and hostname: beast
 +  * Installed storcli RAID management tool from Vendor website
 +    * https://​www.broadcom.com/​products/​storage/​raid-controllers/​megaraid-9460-8i ​
 +    * https://​docs.broadcom.com/​docs/​007.1316.0000.0000_Unified_StorCLI_PUL.zip
 +    * Sw installed in ''/​opt/​MegaRAID/​storcli/''​
 +    * For brevity added alias ''​storcli''​ in root .bashrc
 +  * Created array volume with 1024k strip size for very large files <code bash>​storcli /c0 add vd r6 name=alicedisk drives=133:​0-6 Strip=1024</​code>​
 +    * Note: initialization takes 13h
 +    * Raid volume name in storcli:''/​c0/​v0''​
 +  * Created hotspare (disk that kicks in if one breaks)<​code bash>​storcli /c0/e133/s7 add hotsparedrive</​code>​
 +  * Written few notes on storcli in [[it_tips:​storcliqr|MegaRAID storcli QR]]
  
 ==== 2020603 ==== ==== 2020603 ====
alicecrunchwip.txt · Last modified: 2020/06/18 09:58 by florido

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