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Feb 23, 2002 - 3 minute read - Comments

Re February Meeting

Time to apologize yet again, but due to the aggressive time schedule
I am currently under to complete a ridiculous number of tasks before
Feb. 25th, plus the fact that I can only work on some of my servers now
before 9am and after 5pm I am going to have to postpone again. Good news
is.. Feb. 25th was a date set back in December, and after that I am back
to regular working hours (like I believe that)

So…. as for topics
Seems that I have been involved in some of the more convoluted network
infrastructure designs for the past couple of years, so I will probably
talk about the different methods of network redundancy on Solaris
servers. Network redundancy the cheap hard way or the easy, more costly
way :) If your interested in any other aspects of putting a light out
data center together, let me know and I will try and put together a bit

So .. my tips for tonight

  1. If you are running Solaris Servers with the UltraSparc IIe processor
    (64bit only cpu) make sure you have applied the latest patch bundle.
    There is a nasty bug that was not addressed in the Solaris 10/01 release
    of Solaris 8 (guess what Im doing tonight)

  2. If you have enabled SNMP on any of your network devices that is
    accessible from the internet… You may be at risk.
    check out

Steve B
ovsage wrote:
Details for the next meeting of Ottawa Valley SAGE.
Location: Mitel Networks
Suite 1500, 15th Floor.
150 Metcalfe St.
SW corner of Metcalfe and Laurier
Date: Thursday February 21, 2002
Time: 7:00PM
Directions: Queensway Heading east or west, take the Metcalfe Exit
and head north to Laurier.
There is a public parking lot 2 blocks west on Laurier
and another one block east.
Mystery Topic - Stephen Beaton (deferred from January, deferred from
December) I’m keeping this on the schedule until it happens.
VPN oddities - Scott Murphy
Meeting Location - Mitel will be moving to their facilities in Kanata
at the end of March (I think), so we will be looking for a new
meeting location. Exit Certified has graciously offered to let us use
their facilities for future meetings. We should discuss this one.
For anyone who is interested, the OCUUG appears to be starting up
again. you can visit their website to get on the mailing list.
Notes: Arrive no later than 7:00PM, so that we can sign everyone in.
If you arrive after 7:00PM and there’s no one to let you in, feel
free to call Adrian’s cell, at 613-863-4641.

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