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TRELLIS System-Administration Overview.ppt TRELLIS System-Administration Overview.ppt Presentation Transcript

  • TRELLIS System-Administration Overview The TriUniveristy Group of Libraries
  • Introduction
    • Review of the TRELLIS System and Administration
    • At the end of this session you will know:
      • What makes up the TRELLIS system
      • What are the major maintenance tasks
      • How the servers and clients work together to provide the information service
  • Agenda
    • Overview
    • 3-tier client-server structure
    • The PC
    • The application servers
    • The database servers
    • WebVoyage Setup
    • Data In/Data out
    • Systems Administration roles
    • System monitoring tools
    • Upgrade activity
  • Vocabulary
    • Glossary of terms
      • Endeavor is the company
      • Voyager is the name of the Library Software
      • TRELLIS is the local name of the Library System
      • Major modules: Acquisitions, Cataloguing, Circulation, OPAC (WebVoyage), System Administration
  • Overview
    • Components that make up “the system”
      • The PC and the WebBrowser, which talk to…
      • The application servers, which talk to…
      • The database servers
      • Who maintains these components?
    • How is it done?
  • Topic One: 3-tier client-server architecture
    • Explain details
    • Give an example
    • Exercise to reinforce learning
  • Topic Two: The PC
    • Voyager software directory review:
      • Subdirectories
      • Voyager.ini
      • The training system
    • Maintenance of the Voyager PC software
      • Voystand updates
      • Push out of software to the LAN managers
  • Topic Three: The Application Servers
    • The PC traffic is directed to the appropriate application server via voyager.ini
      • 3 SUN 250 UNIX machines:
        • Lap1.uwaterloo.ca: WLU Windows servers
        • Lap2.uwaterloo.ca: UW Windows servers
        • Lap3.uwaterloo.ca: UG Windows servers
      • Programs: acqsvr, catsvr, circsvr,opacsvr
  • Topic Four: the database servers
    • There are two SUN E4000’s for the database servers:
      • L1.uwaterloo.ca: Oracle db server
        • Oracle tables, sql queries
      • L2.uwaterloo.ca: keyword server
    • Disc array for database:
    • Mirroring and RAID array
  • Topic Five: Webvoyage Setup
    • Six WebServers on TRELLIS:
      • Trellis1.tug-libraries.on.ca (UW)
      • Trellis2.tug-libraries.on.ca (WLU)
      • Trellis3.tug-libraries.on.ca (UG)
      • Trellis.tug-libraries.on.ca (general)
      • Trellish.tug-libraries.on.ca (ERL/CSA)
      • www.voytest.uwaterloo.ca (test system)
  • Topic Five: Webvoyage cont’d
    • PC browser points to WebServer
    • WebServer runs CGI and talks to opacsvr on l1, and opacsvr talks to keysvr on l2.
    • Web Server maintenance and configuration
    • Weblogs
    • OPAC search counts
  • TOPIC Six: Data IN/OUT
    • MARC in/out: bulkimport bib and authorities
    • Acquisitions EDI
    • Circulation Patron loads
    • REPORTER report generation
    • Cognos/Access
    • Spine-labels, TRELLIS backup cat. extract
  • Topic Seven: System Administration roles
    • Four areas of System Administration:
      • TRELLIS windows System Administration
      • TRELLIS non-windows System Administration
      • UNIX Systems Administration
      • Oracle Database Administration
    • Roles
    • Current incumbents
  • TRELLIS System Monitoring
    • IPSentry
    • SE Monitoring
    • “ Redhouse” Network monitoring
    • Examples of each
  • Summary
    • State what has been learned
    • Define ways to apply training
    • Request feedback of training session
  • Where to Get More Information
    • Other training sessions
    • List books, articles, electronic sources
    • Consulting services, other sources