February's Meeting -- Potential Topics

Bryce Larson bryceml at bryceml.us
Mon Jan 29 10:00:15 MST 2018


I would be interested in that.

On January 29, 2018 9:07:40 AM MST, Lloyd Brown <lloyd_brown at byu.edu> wrote:
>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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