Distributed Computing Support
Management Team


Meeting Minutes

November 19, 2004

Members
Joe Adamo (Computing and IT Center), Troy Bacon (AVP Finance and Business Affairs and Controller), Craig Berry (School of Visual Arts), Ginger Boone (University Union), Allen Bradley (Computing and IT Center), Sandy Burke (Computing and IT Center), Tim Christian (College of Arts and Sciences), Chu Chuah (School of Community Service), Wil Clark (UNT System Center @ Dallas), Jim Curry (Microcomputer Maintenance/Classroom Support Services), Cyndie Harris (UNT Facilities), Mike Hatch (College of Business Administration), Elizabeth Hinkle-Turner (Student Computing Committee, Computing and IT Center),  Paul Hons (College of Education), Abraham John (VP Student Development), Scott Joyce (Housing), Brenda Kirk (Computing and IT Center), Maurice Leatherbury (Chair, Executive Director of Information Technology and Academic Computing), Burton Lee (College of Music), Mike Maner (Computing and IT Center), Gary Mathews (School of Library and Information Science), Dallas Newell (Registrar's Office), Bruce Pollock (ABN LAN Mgmt), Chris Strauss (Computing and IT Center), Brad Varcoe (Police Department), Mike Wright (Computing and IT Center), Yancey Yeargan (College of Engineering), Roy Zumwalt (Texas Academy of Math and Science)

Members Present
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)

Guests
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)

Approval of Minutes
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.

Blogging
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 Briefing 
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.  

Microsoft Technical Briefing
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:

Microsoft Licensing

Virtual Server 2005 Overview:

MOM, Microsoft Operations Manager 2005

Old Business
None.

New Business
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. 
 

Status Reports
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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