Distributed Computing Support
Management Team


Draft Meeting Minutes

May 18, 2007

Members
Joe Adamo (Computing and IT Center), Troy Bacon (AVP Finance and Business Affairs and Controller), Philip Baczewski (DCSMT Chair, Director of Academic Computing, Computing and IT Center), John Berra (Registrar), Craig Berry (School of Visual Arts), Ben Bigby (College of Music), Ginger Boone (University Union), Charlie Brien (UNT Facilities),Tim Christian (College of Arts and Sciences), Chu Chuah (College of Public Administration and Community Service), Wil Clark (UNT System Center @ Dallas), Jim Curry (Microcomputer Maintenance/ Classroom Support Services), Mike Hatch (College of Business Administration), Paul Hons (College of Education), Scott Jackson (Libraries), Abraham John (VP Student Development), Scott Joyce (Housing), Brenda Kirk (CITC PC/LAN Support), Gary Mathews (School of Library and Information Science), Bruce Pollock (ABN LAN Mgmt), Uwe Rossbach (College of Engineering), Richard Sanzone (Computing and IT Center Helpdesk), Chris Strauss (Computing and IT Center), Roy Zumwalt (Texas Academy of Math and Science)

Members Present
Troy Bacon (AVP Finance and Business Affairs and Controller), Philip Baczewski (DCSMT Chair, Director of Academic Computing, Computing and IT Center), Craig Berry (School of Visual Arts), Charlie Brien (UNT Facilities), Tim Christian (College of Arts and Sciences), Chu Chuah (College of Public Administration and Community Service), Nassos Galiopoulos (substituted for Wil Clark (UNT System Center @ Dallas)), Mike Hatch (COBA), Paul Hons (College of Education), Katy Gallahan (substituting for Scott Jackson (Libraries)), Scott Joyce (Housing), Gary Matthews (School of Library and Information Science), Jim Byford (substituting for Bruce Pollock (ABN Lan Mgmt)), Uwe Rossbach (College of Engineering), Richard Sanzone (Computing and IT Center Helpdesk), Chris Strauss (CITC Remedy Admin)

Guests
T.J. Adamowicz (Police and Traffic), Charlie Andrews (College of Education), Chris Bennet (ABN LAN Mgmt), John Davis (UNT Facilities), Howard Draper (CITC Information Security), Mac Edwards (CITC Helpdesk), Cathy Hardy (Computing and IT Center), Elizabeth Hinkle-Turner (CITC Student Computing), Claudia Lynch (CITC Academic Computing), Mike Lynn (Col. Public Admin & Comm Serv), Gabe Marshall (CITC Security), Don McClure (CITC Remedy), Tyson McMillan (UNT HR), Jason Myre (CITC Network Computing Services), Lawana Robinson (CITC Operations), Charlotte Russell ( CITC Admin/Compliance), Glenn Thorpe (CITC Information Security), Steve Vocelka (CITC Computer Operations), Scott Windham (CITC Data Communications), Yancy Yeargan (CITC Network Computing Services), Tri-Ever Rustee (the Wonder Dog)

Minutes from May 4, 2007, were approved as written.

OLD BUSINESS

Philip Baczewski gave a report on the Microsoft Migration project based. Discussion ensued regarding the possible implementation of a new DNS system on the campus network in order to support the Active Directory implementation. Tim Christian moved to request more information from CITC Datacomm regarding the intent of the DNS project and its timeline. Craig Berry seconded the motion. The motion was approved by DCSMT members and the chair agreed to arrange a meeting with Datacomm staff to receive an overview of the DNS project.

Uwe Rossbach announce a meeting of the Outlook rollout working group for Friday, May 25 in GAB 309.

NEW BUSINESS

No new business was discussed.

AREA REPORTS

Charlotte Russell (CITC Administration and Compliance) reported that pandemic response planning was resuming with the next step requiring formation of the Univeristy management response to various scenarios. She also reported that development of procedures for IT access revocation continue to be developed.

Charlie Brian (Facilities) reported that new facilities management software had been adopted and was being deployed with the assistance of the CITC Adminstrative Information Systems group.

Mike Hatch (COBA Support) reported on air conditioning issues in the COBA building.

Uwe Rossbach (CEN Support) reported on the acquisition of a compute cluster and queried the group regarding use of the Microsoft Groove software product.

Chris Strauss (CITC Call Tracking) reported that development continues on the Remedy/ITSM 7 system.

Paul Hons (COE Support) reported that the College of Education was undergoing a reorganization.

Don McClure (CITC Call Tracking) reminded the group that they need to provide feedback on their organizational preferences for ITSM 7,

Howard Draper (CITC Security) warned of a recent large increase in ftp brute force hacking attempts. He also noted that the CITC Security group was in the process of retooling their training regimen.

The meeting was adjourned at 11:35 a.m. The next meeting is scheduled for June 1, 2007.


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