Service logbook

2018-01 and 2018-02

  • January and February need to be dedicated to outside work to repay EUR 2000 loan for extra expenses in November:
    • extra RAM, extra MB, extra storage for 2 server builds (EUR 440+360+480=EUR 1280)
    • unplanned trip expense late October (EUR 844)


  • Building, testing and OS install of new Store server,


  • Building, testing and OS install of new Store server,
    • note: vsm stands for «virtual store machinery»
  • Finalise Store structure and Samba shares
  • Vasudeva Server Workshop, Salzburg


  • 6-day trip (extra expense: EUR 844)
  • Move to new place (1 week)
  • First draft of STORE core framework.

Maintenance tasks @arc-de

To do:

  • Update OS to FreeBSD-RELEASE 11.1
  • Update packages, especially Samba
  • Tweak PF Firewall
  • Add blacklistd, and include in firewall rules
  • Install backup software
  • Start backup (possibly complete)
  • Setup the KVM Spider Duo
  • Check backup is running fine
  • If needed, tweak backup procedure
  • Perform log archiving and rotation
  • See if there are any other maintenance chores left


I will need a small monitor to hook up to the server and US keyboard.