Distributed Computing Support
Ginger Boone (University Union), Tim Christian (College of Arts and Sciences), Chu Chuah (School of Community Service), Mike Hatch (College of Business Administration), Elizabeth Hinkle-Turner (Student Computing Committee, Computing and IT Center), Paul Hons (College of Education), Brenda Kirk (Computing and IT Center), Maurice Leatherbury (Chair, Executive Director of Information Technology and Academic Computing), Gary Mathews (School of Library and Information Science), Chris Strauss (Computing and IT Center), James Strawn for Tim Christian (College of Arts and Sciences), Yancey Yeargan (College of Engineering), Roy Zumwalt (Texas Academy of Math and Science)
Shawn Adams (Resnet), Richard Anderson (Computing and IT Center), Philip Baczewski (Computing and IT Center), Jim Byford (ABN LAN Mgmt), Tim Delozier (UNT Health Science Center at Fort Worth), Howard Draper (Computing and IT Center), Daren Dugan (Computing and IT Center), Lisa Faia (Microsoft Corporation), Tracy Hansen (Computing and IT Center), Bill Jones (UNT Health Science Center @ Ft. Worth), Matt Kernan (Computing and IT Center), Bahram Paiani (Computing and IT Center), Joel Phillips (College of Arts and Sciences), Charlotte Russell (Computing and IT Center), Dennis Scroggins (Computing and IT Center), Curry Searle (College of Arts and Sciences), Jackie Stanczyk (School of Community Services), Cathy Taylor (UNT Health Science Center at Ft. Worth), Yoke Teo (Computing and IT Center), Glenn Thorpe (Computing and IT Center), Steve Vocelka (Computing and IT Center), DJ Washington (Microsoft Corporation), Scott Windham (Computing and IT Center)
Minutes from November 5, 2004 will be approved at the December 3, 2004 DCSMT meeting.
Single Sign On Committee
The single sign-on committee will meet on Monday, November 22, 2004.
Richard Anderson reported that he met with Shannon Peevey to discussed blogging issues (problem space, content management, and meeting the needs of users.
Report on Dell Executive
Maurice Leatherbury reported that the Dell executive briefing was interesting. There was a tour of the factory floor where he was able to observe construction of equipment parts as well as the service operations center. The presentation was informative. Areas represented were PeopleSoft, Novell, Oracle, Enterprise Services, a SAN group, etc.
Lisa Faia and DJ Washington gave an overview of UNT's licensing agreement and two Microsoft products: Virtual Server 2005 and Microsoft Operations Manager 2005:
e-Learning is part of the licensing agreement. Additional media can also be purchased.
The student select program will be offered to students after the contract is approved by UNT's legal office. With this program, students can purchase software at an academic price (i.e. Office 2004 for PC and MAC; Windows XP upgrade). The UNT Health Science Center can also be included in the contract.
SMS, Exchange, and Sharepoint
Portal server will be part of the next license.
Virtual Server 2005 Overview:
MOM, Microsoft Operations Manager 2005
Bahram Paiani reported the the unix services group will conduct load balance maintenance on Saturday night. Mailhost will be brought up after maintenance is complete.
Tim Christian reported that he has been experimenting with methods for removing the netware client from workstations.
Bill Jones reported that UNTHSC
will begin blocking pornography from their site. They will be working
with the UNTHSC Human Resources department to develop a policy.
Mike Hatch announced that COBA
will be selling LCD flatscreen monitors. 300 17" viewsonic
monitors are available. Send e-mail to Mike if interested.
Roy Zumwalt reported that a
benefits eligible position is open in TAMS.
Steve Vocelka reported that the
mainframe will be shutdown on November 30, 2004. Print Service hours
will change to 6am -6pm in print room.
Old forms will be recycled. Contact Steve if interested in obtaining
forms for other printers on campus.
Steve also reported that Facilities will be doing electrical work at the Research Park. Contact Steve if there are concerns about power outages.
The meeting adjourned at 12:00 pm.
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