Distributed Computing Support
Management Team


Meeting Minutes

June 5, 2009

Meeting Time: 10:00 - 11:30 a.m.
Meeting Place: Chilton Hall, Room 245

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 (Collegel of Visual Arts and Design), Ben Bigby (College of Music), Ginger Boone (University Union), Charlie Brien (UNT Facilities), Jim Byford (College of Engineering), Tim Christian (College of Arts and Sciences), Chu Chuah (College of Public Administration and Community Service), Wil Clark (UNT System Center @ Dallas), Katy Gallahan (ABN Lan Mgmt), Mike Hatch (College of Business), Paul Hons (College of Education), Scott Jackson (Libraries), Abraham John (VP Student Development), Brenda Kirk (CITC PC/Lan Support), Gary Mathews (College of Information), Tom McElwee (Micro Maint/Class Supt Serv), Jason McMullen (Business Services), Richard Sanzone (Computing and IT Center), Chris Strauss (Computing and IT Center), Roy Zumwalt (Texas Academy of Math and Science)

Members Present
Ben Bigby (College of Music), Brenda Yu (for Paul Hons, College of Education), Charlie Brien (UNT Facilities), Chris Strauss (CITC Remedy Administration), Dan Kidd (for Tom McElwee, CITC Micro Maintenance), Gary Mathews (College of Information), Katy Gallahan (ABN Lan Mgmt), Philip Baczewski (DCSMT Chair (CITC)), Roy Zumwalt (Texas Academy of Math/Science), Scott Jackson (Libraries), Shea Rogers (for Jason McMullen, UNT Business Services), Tim Christian (College of Arts and Sciences), Troy Bacon (AVP Fin/Bus Affairs and Controller)

Guests
Angela Mosley (UNT Dallas), Charlotte Russell (CITC Admin/Compliance), Chris Stoermer (Health and Wellness Center), Claudia Lynch (CITC Academic Computing), Daniel Duncan (College of Business), Kenny Lucas (Universities Center at Dallas), Lawana Robinson (CITC Operations), Mac Edwards (Computing and IT Center), Maurice Leatherbury (CITC AVP Comp/CTO), Nassos Galiopoulos (UNT Dallas), Ryan Shanley (College of Public Affairs and Community Service)

APPROVAL OF MINUTES

Minutes from May 15, 2009, were approved as written.

OLD BUSINESS

Philip Baczewski updated the group on the Microsoft SCCM training for distributed are managers. CITC has funded training to allow one attendee per area to participate in on-campus training during the week of July 27.

Philip Baczewski reported for Elizabeth Hinkle-Turner that the group evaluating Faronics Powersave would be meeting on June 10 and that members should contact her if interested in attending.

Charlotte Russell announced that the CAMReq system was ready to be opened up for entire campus use. Distributed Managers interested in using CAMReq should contact Gabe Marshall for access but first get approval from their department ID holder. CAMReq supports timely provisioning of new IDs as well as access modification and role removal reports available to system managers.

NEW BUSINESS

Philip Baczewski inquired if managers would be interested in presentation from Bomgar about their remote desktop support appliance. A number of areas noted what tools they were using for remote desktop support but also noted problems with access through firewalls and the lack of user-initiated requests. It was agreed to arrange a Bomgar presentation at a future meeting as well as possibly look into other products that may provide a remote support solution.

The question was raised as to whether the campus AD authentication standard was NTLM V1 or V2. The chair promised to raise the question with the appropriate group within CITC.

AREA REPORTS

Chris Strauss announced that he would be trying to patch ITSM applications. He said that patch 9 would be applied after midnight on Saturday during the normal maintenance window but that the system may be unavailable for a couple hours longer than usual in order to accomplish the patch.

Mike Hatch introduced Daniel Duncan who replaces Chris Stoermer as designated server specialist for their area.

ADJOURNMENT

The meeting was adjourned at 10:45 a.m. The next meeting is scheduled for June 19, 2009.


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