February's Meeting -- Potential Topics

Lloyd Brown lloyd_brown at byu.edu
Mon Jan 29 09:07:40 MST 2018


My co-worker and I could co-present on an active-active, (mostly)
hitless failover IP gateway/proxy setup using keepalived/VRRP and
conntrackd.  We've used it for a few things in-house, and could talk
about the setup, limitations, etc.

If it's an interesting topic for others, that is.

Lloyd Brown


On 01/25/2018 08:10 AM, Brian J. Rogers wrote:
> OpenVPN is something that interests me as well, another one would be
> getting started with PostgreSQL. I've followed the documentation online and
> been able to get thing working but it would be really helpful if done from
> a "coming from MySQL" perspective, doubly so if I could pelt the presenter
> with questions along the way.
>
> On Jan 24, 2018 7:27 PM, "Riley Loader" <riley.loader at gmail.com> wrote:
>
>> To add to that, I'm about to dive into ESXi. I'd find it helpful to get a
>> primer on it and how it relates to vSphere and the rest of VMware. Also
>> maybe something on pfSense, open VPN, or data storage would be interesting
>> to me.
>>
>> Riley
>>
>> On Jan 24, 2018 6:39 PM, "Bryce Larson" <bryceml at bryceml.us> wrote:
>>
>>> If someone has any useful information to share about FreeIPA, OpenVPN and
>>> OpenVPN Access Server, or Python programming in general, those seem to be
>>> the things that I could use some help with lately if someone has
>> experience
>>> with any of those.
>>>
>>> On Thu, Jan 25, 2018 at 12:15:58AM +0000, Simister, James wrote:
>>>> I was disappointed as well. It looks like I'll be taking the reins, but
>>> I was prepping for and attending CES for my company, and wasn't able to
>> get
>>> everything lined up for the January meeting.
>>>> Thanks for volunteering! I'll add you to the list for consideration.
>>>>
>>>> What other topics are of interest to the group here that we should try
>>> to cover in the coming months?
>>>> James
>>>>
>>>> -----Original Message-----
>>>> From: plug-bounces at plug.org [mailto:plug-bounces at plug.org] On Behalf
>> Of
>>> Alpheus Madsen
>>>> Sent: Wednesday, January 24, 2018 3:46 PM
>>>> To: plug at plug.org
>>>> Subject: February's Meeting -- Potential Topics
>>>>
>>>> I was a little disappointed that January's meeting fell through, and
>>> since
>>>> we're in-between Presidents, this makes me concerned that we'll lose
>> PLUG
>>>> altogether if we're not careful.  I'm not in a position right now to
>>>> volunteer to be President, but I would like to volunteer to give a
>>>> presentation in February.  I would probably present on a topic that I
>>>> submitted to OpenWest, namely, a rough-draft, whiteboard-and-marker
>>>> discussion on the Solitaire playing card encryption algorithm.
>>>>
>>>> If there isn't enough interest in that, I have been wondering what to
>> do
>>>> with a work computer that was given to me when I was last let go from
>>> work;
>>>> at this point, I'm toying with the idea of having these computers to be
>>>> clones of each other, and was wondering how I can keep everything in
>> sync
>>>> between the two computers -- and how to avoid situations where data for
>>> an
>>>> account might get corrupted, if I log into the same account on both
>>>> computers at the same time, and then try to edit the same file on two
>>>> different computers.  We can discuss the merits and perils of this
>> crazy,
>>>> hairbrained scheme.
>>>>
>>>> Finally, if all else fails, I would be content if we could just meet up
>>> to
>>>> discuss tips and tricks, share Linux war stories, and perhaps make a
>> list
>>>> of topics we might be interested in having covered in the future.
>>>>
>>>> So, any other thoughts on what we should do for February?
>>>>
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-- 
Lloyd Brown
Systems Administrator
Fulton Supercomputing Lab
Brigham Young University
http://marylou.byu.edu



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