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  13434   Fri Nov 17 16:31:11 2017 aaronOmnistructureComputersAcromag wired upAcromag
Wireup Update

I
finished wiring up the Acromags to replace
 AcromagWiringMaps.pdf 
  13435   Fri Nov 17 17:10:53 2017 ranaOmnistructureComputersAcromag wired upExactly: you'll have to list explicitly
what functions those channels had so that
we know what we're losing before we make
  
  13440   Tue Nov 21 17:51:01 2017 KojiConfigurationComputersnodus post OS migration adminThe post OS migration admin for nodusa
bout apache, elogd, svn, iptables, etc can
be found in https://wiki-40m.ligo.caltech.edu/NodusUpgradeNov2017
  
  13442   Tue Nov 21 23:47:51 2017 gautamConfigurationComputersnodus post OS migration adminI restored the nodus crontab (copied over
from the Nov 17 backup of the same at /opt/rtcds/caltech/c1/scripts/crontab/crontab_nodus.20171117080001.
There wasn't a crontab, so I made one
  
  13443   Wed Nov 22 00:54:18 2017 johannesOmnistructureComputersSlow DAQ replacement computer progressI got the the SuperMicro 1U server box
from Larry W on Monday and set it up in the
CryoLab for initial testing.
  
  13445   Wed Nov 22 11:51:38 2017 gautamConfigurationComputersnodus post OS migration adminConfirmed that this crontab is running
- the daily backup of the crontab seems to
have successfully executed, and there is
  
  13458   Wed Nov 29 21:40:30 2017 johannesOmnistructureComputersSlow DAQ replacement computer progress[Aaron, Johannes]

We
configured the AtomServer for the Martian
  
  13461   Sun Dec 3 05:25:59 2017 gautamConfigurationComputerssendmail installed on nodus Pizza mail didn't go out last weekend
- looking at logfile, it seems like the "sendmail"
service was missing. I installed sendmail
  
  13462   Sun Dec 3 17:01:08 2017 KojiConfigurationComputerssendmail installed on nodus An email has come at 5PM on Dec 3rd.

 
  
  13463   Mon Dec 4 22:06:07 2017 johannesOmnistructureComputersAcromag XEND progressI wired up the power distribution, and
ethernet cables in the Acromag chassis today.
For the time being it's all kind of loose
  
  13468   Thu Dec 7 22:24:04 2017 johannesOmnistructureComputersAcromag XEND progress 




 sourcing_input.pngsourcing_to_sourcing_with_common_supply.pngIMG_20171207_193128928.jpg 
  13469   Fri Dec 8 12:06:59 2017 johannesOmnistructureComputersc1auxex2 ready - but need more cablesThe new slow machine c1auxex2
is ready to deploy. Unfortunately we don't
have enough 37pin DSub cables to connect
  
  13487   Mon Dec 18 17:48:09 2017 ranaUpdateComputersrossa: SL7.3 upgrade continuesFollowing instructions
from LLO-CDS fo the rossa upgrade. Last time
there were some issues with not being to
  
  13504   Fri Jan 5 17:50:47 2018 ranaConfigurationComputersmotif on nodusI had to do 'sudo yum install motif'
on nodus so that we could get libXm.so.4
so that we could run MEDM. Works now.
  
  13539   Fri Jan 12 12:31:04 2018 gautamConfigurationComputerssendmail troubles on nodus I'm having trouble getting the sendmail
service going on nodus since the Christmas
day power failure - for some reason, it 
  
  13540   Fri Jan 12 16:01:27 2018 KojiConfigurationComputerssendmail troubles on nodus I personally don't like the idea of
having sendmail (or something similar
like postfix) on a personal server as it
  
  13542   Fri Jan 12 18:22:09 2018 gautamConfigurationComputerssendmail troubles on nodus Okay I will port awade's python mailer
stuff for this purpose.

  
  13545   Sat Jan 13 02:36:51 2018 ranaConfigurationComputerssendmail troubles on nodus I think sendmail is required on nodus since
that's how the dokuwiki works. That's
why the dokuwiki was trying to send an email
  
  13546   Sat Jan 13 03:20:55 2018 KojiConfigurationComputerssendmail troubles on nodus I know it, and I don't like it. DokuWiki
seems to allow us to use an external server
for notification emails. That would be the
  
  13681   Tue Mar 13 20:03:16 2018 johannesConfigurationComputersc1auxex replacementI assembled the rack-mount server that
will long-term replace c1auxex, so we can
return the borrowed unit to Larry.
 IMG_20180313_105154890.jpgIMG_20180313_133031002.jpg 
  13682   Wed Mar 14 23:58:30 2018 johannesConfigurationComputersc1auxex replacementI replaced the borrowed server with the
permanent one today. Before Removing the
current server, Before, I performed several
  
  13683   Thu Mar 15 16:00:25 2018 Larry WallaceSummaryComputersCert renewal for NODUSThe cert for nodus has been renewed for
another 2 years.

The following is the basic
  
  13687   Mon Mar 19 14:39:09 2018 johannesConfigurationComputersc1auxex replacement[gautam, johannes]

The temperature control output
channel for the XEND seismometer wasn't
  
  13761   Wed Apr 18 17:15:35 2018 ranaConfigurationComputersNODUS: no xmgrace for dataviewerTurns
out, there is no RPM for XmGrace on Scientific
Linux 7. Since this is the graphic output
  
  13897   Wed May 30 12:13:13 2018 ranaUpdateComputersNODUS: rsyncd + framesTo get our rsync back to LDAS back up,
I followed instructions from Dan Kozak:


  
  13904   Thu May 31 17:47:12 2018 KojiUpdateComputersmegatron process cleaning upmegatron had full of zombie medm processes
due to some of the screenshot scripts.

I also found that apache2 is running
  
  13906   Thu May 31 22:59:27 2018 KojiConfigurationComputersShorewall on nodus[Jonathan Koji]

Shorewall (http://shorewall.net/),
a tool to configure iptables, was installed
  
  14023   Tue Jun 26 22:06:33 2018 ranaUpdateComputersrossa: SL7.3 upgrade continues: DTT is backI used the following commands to
get diaggui to run on rossa/SL7:

controls@rossa|lib64>
  
  14025   Wed Jun 27 19:05:20 2018 ranaUpdateComputersrossa: SL7.3 upgrade continues: DTT is backUNELOGGED: someone has changed
Pianosa from Ubuntu/Dumbian into SL7. Might
be hackers.
  
  14026   Wed Jun 27 19:37:16 2018 KojiConfigurationComputersNew NAT router installed[Larry, Koji]

We replaced the NAT router between
martian and the campus net. We have the administrative
 P_20180627_193357.jpg 
  14104   Wed Jul 25 22:46:15 2018 gautamConfigurationComputersNDS access from outsideAfter this work, I've been having some
trouble getting data with Python NDS. Eventually,
I figured out that the nds connection request
  
  14121   Wed Aug 1 16:23:48 2018 KojiSummaryComputersTransition of the main NFS disk on chiara[Gautam Koji]

Taking the opportunity to shutdown
c1ioo for adding a DAC card, we shutdown
  
  14122   Wed Aug 1 19:41:15 2018 gautamSummaryComputersRTCDS recovery, c1ioo changes[Gautam Koji]

After this work, we recovered the
nominal RTCDS state. The main points were:
 CDS_overview.png 
  14123   Wed Aug 1 20:44:57 2018 gautamSummaryComputersc1omc model (re?)createdThe main motivation behind adding a DAC
card in c1ioo was to setup an RTCDS model
for the OMC. Attachment #1 shows the new
 CDS_OVERVIEW_withOMC.png 
  14126   Thu Aug 2 20:54:18 2018 gautamSummaryComputersc1omc model looks stableActually, c1lsc had crashed again sometime
last night so I had to reboot everything
this morning. I used the reboot script again,
  
  14127   Thu Aug 2 23:09:25 2018 ranaSummaryComputersX Green "Mystery" solvedI'm going to guess that this was me:
I was disconnecting some octopus power strip
nonsense down there (in particular illuminators
  
  14138   Mon Aug 6 09:42:10 2018 KojiSummaryComputersTransition of the main NFS disk on chiaraFollow up:

- At least it was confirmed that
the local backup (4TB->2TB) is regularly
  
  14197   Wed Sep 12 22:22:30 2018 KojiUpdateComputersSSL2.0, SSL3.0 disabledLIGO GC notified us that nodus had SSL2.0
and SSL3.0 enabled. This has been disabled
now.
  
  14283   Wed Nov 7 19:20:53 2018 gautamUpdateComputersPaola Battery ErrorThe VEA vertex laptop, paola,
has a flashing orange indicator which I take
  
  14382   Thu Jan 3 21:17:49 2019 ranaConfigurationComputersWorkstation Upgrade: Donatella -> Scientific Linux 7.2donatella was one of our last workstations
running ubuntu12. we installed SL7 on there
today
 IMG_20190103_205158.jpg 
  14464   Mon Feb 18 19:16:55 2019 ranaSummaryComputersnew laptop setup: ASIAThe old IBM laptop (Asia) has died from
a fan error after 7 years. WE have a new
Lenovo 330 IdeaPad to replace it:
  
  14465   Tue Feb 19 19:03:18 2019 ranaUpdateComputersMartian router -> WPA2I have swapped our martian router's
WiFi security over to WPA2 (AES) from the
previous, less-secure, system. Creds are
  
  14543   Mon Apr 15 18:29:07 2019 ranaSummaryComputersnew laptop setup: ASIA - yum issueshad trouble using YUM to update. This turned
out to be a config problem with our Martian
router, not the new laptop. Since I've
  
  14589   Thu May 2 15:15:15 2019 JonOmnistructureComputerssusaux machine renamedNow that the replacement susaux machine
is installed and fully tested, I renamed
it from c1susaux2 to c1susaux and updated
  
  14598   Wed May 8 22:11:46 2019 ranaSummaryComputersnew laptop setup: ASIA - yum issues
setup controls user using K Thorne
LLO CDS offsite workstation instructions
modified
/etc/fstab ala pianosa to NFS mount disks
set
  
  14624   Mon May 20 13:16:57 2019 gautamSummaryComputersnew laptop setup: ASIA - ndscope and diagguiFollowing instructions here,
I installed ndscope on this machine. DTT
still could not be be run from this machine,
  
  14679   Mon Jun 17 16:02:17 2019 aaronUpdateComputerskeyed PSL crateMilind pointed out that all boxes on the
medm screens were white. I didn't have
diagnostics from the medm screens, so I started
 after_keying_crate.png 
  14767   Wed Jul 17 17:56:18 2019 KojiConfigurationComputersGave resolv.conf to giadaKruthi noticed that she could not login
to rossa from giada.

I checked /etc/resolv.conf and
  
  14799   Mon Jul 22 21:04:40 2019 ranaUpdateComputersmaking rossa great again
copied over /etc/fstab lines from
pianosa sothat the NFS mounts work correctly
added
symlinks so that the NFS dirs mount in the
 seis.pdf 
  14812   Thu Jul 25 14:28:03 2019 gautamConfigurationComputersfirewalld disabled for EPICS CAI think rana did some more changes to this
workstation to make it useful for commissioning
activities - but the MEDM screens were still
 donatellaCommissioning.png 
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