• iXorg Spring 2016 Test-Fest Agenda

     

    Agenda

    Saturday
    8:30 - Coffee and juice
    9:00 - Set up iXorg server and network
    10:30 - Break
    10:45 – Initial setup of iXsystem Mini XL NAS
    12:00 - Working lunch – Xinuos Definitive OS update
    SCO Legacy OS patches and updates
    13:00 – ZFS overview
    14:00 – Install FreeNAS, configure disks and arrays
    14:30 – ZIL and SLOG
    15:00 – ARC and L2ARC
    15:30 - Break
    15:45 – Samba 4 and Active Directory
    Sunday
    8:30 - Coffee and juice
    9:00 - Unbox Supermicro SYS-E200-8D servers
    9:30 - VMWare update
    10:00 - Load ESXi
    10:30 - Break
    10:45 – Install a vCenter server, Deploy VMs
    12:00 - Working lunch
    13:00 – Configure VMWare FT, test FT fail over
    14:00 - Install and configure Virtual Box
    15:30 - Break
    15:45 – Load and configure Watchguard virtual firewall20:00 - 22:00 Social meeting
    Monday
    8:30 - Continental Breakfast
    9:00 - iXorg Introductions
    9:15 - Generating security certificates and CSR, submit the request
    10:30 - Break
    10:45 - Samba 4
    12:00 - Lunch Buffet
    13:00 - Camera integration
    14:00 – Sendmail authentication
    15:30 - Break
    15:45 - Open Lab
    Tuesday
    8:30 - Coffee and juice
    9:00 - Watchguard Firewall presentation and hands on lab
    - Release version and HW overview
    - Bandwidth control by port and application control
    - Deep packet inspection of encrypted ( HTTPS ) traffic
    - Logging and reporting tools
    10:30 - Break
    10:45 - Firewall continued
    12:00 - Lunch
    13:15 - Annual General Meeting (AGM)
    14:45 – Barcode recognition
    15:45 - Break
    16:00 – Linux OS Comparison16:30 - Business discussions and member presentations
    Presentation of Datto products for backup and DR
    Wednesday
    8:30 - Coffee and juice
    9:00 - Loading Wireshark, running tcpdump, basic TCP/IP decoding
    10:30 - Break
    10:45 - Server based security, ipf, TCP wrappers and xinetd
    12:00 - Lunch
    13:00 - Hands on Lab
    15:00 - Take down
    17:00 - Conference ends 

     

  • iXorg Fall 2012 Test-Fest agenda

     

    Agenda (Draft 2)

     

    Saturday Nov 10 equipment setup

    • Set up servers and SAN HW

    • Configure SAN RAID

    • Install ESXi 5.1

    • Basic configuration of ESXi

    • Configure NTP

    • Server NIC teaming, virtual switches

    • Configure switches.

    • Trunk switches together

    • Install pfSense, configure main firewall


    Sunday Nov 11  hands on lab

    • 8:30 coffee and juice

    • 9:00 Introduction to vSphere 5.1

    • Install ESXi 5.1

    • Load vSphere Client 5.1

    • Install vSphere vCenter Server Appliance

    • Configure vSphere vCenter Server Appliance

    • 10:45 Short break

    • 11:00 Unixware 7v – Dave Stetzel

    • 12:00 Break for lunch - not supplied

    • 1:00 Introduction to PFsense

    • Installation of PFsense

    • Firewall configuration examples

    • 2:30 Short break

    • 2:45 Use of VLANs to support WAN traffic

    • Discussion of UTM

    • Group lab time with PFsense

     

    Monday Nov 12

    • 8:30 coffee and juice

    • 9:00 Welcome and member introductions – David Dew

    • 9:30 Anzio Print Wizard – Bob Ramussen

    • 10:45 Short Break

    • 11:00 Group lab time

    • 12:00 Lunch sponsored by UNXGlobal

    • 1:00 UnXis road map – Andy Nagle

    • 3:00 Break sponsored by Rasmussen Software

    • 3:30 UnXis road map – Andy Nagle

    • FLOSS porting discussion


    Tuesday Nov 13

    • 8:30 coffee and juice

    • 9:00 Samba 4 overview

    • Samba 4 Active Directory overview

    • 10:45 Short break

    • 11:00 Group lab time

    • 12:00 Lunch sponsored by iXorg

    • 1:00 Annual General Meeting

    • 3:00 Break sponsored by iXorg

    • 3:30 General business discussion


    Wednesday Nov 14

    • 8:30 coffee and juice

    • 9:00 vSphere backup using Veeam

    • Member’s topic presentations

    • 10:45 Short break

    • 11:00 Hands on lab

    • 12:00 break for lunch – not supplied

    • 1:00 Hands on lab

    • 4:00 Equipment take down

     

  • iXorg Spring 2013 Test-Fest agenda

    iXorg Spring Fest 2013

    UnXis Unixware 7.1.4 Plus, vSphere 5.1 and vSphere vCenter Server Appliance, iSCSI SAN, Samba 4

     

    Agenda

     

    Saturday May 4 equipment setup

     

    • 8:30 Coffee

    • 9:00 Set up servers and SAN HW

    • Build VMware hosts

    • 12:00 Lunch

    • 1:00 Install ESXi 5.1 on USB Key

    • Basic configuration of ESXi

    • Configure NTP

    • Server NIC teaming, virtual switches

    • 2:30 Break

    • 3:00 Install ESXi 4.1

    • Basic configuration of 4.1

    • In place upgrade of 4.1 to 5.1

    • Presentation of iSCSI SAN

    • Extra lab time to repeat ESXi install

     

     

    Sunday May 5 hands on lab

     

    • 8:30 Coffee and juice

    • 9:00 Install ESXi 5.1

    • Basic configuration of ESXi

    • Configure iSCSI

    • Load vSphere Client 5.1

    • Install vSphere vCenter Server Appliance

    • Configure vSphere vCenter Server Appliance

    • 10:30 Break

    • 11:00 UnixWare 7.1.4 Plus Dave Stetzel

    • 12:00 Working lunch sponsored by iXorg

    • 1:00 Install Windows 2008R2

    • Install Vsphere vCenter server

    • 2:30 Break

    • 3:00 Install WIN7

    • Install and configure Veeam

    • Set up Veeam for overnight backup

    • Install Microlite BackupEDGE

     

    Monday May 6

     

    • 8:30 Coffee and juice

    • 9:00 Welcome and member introductions – David Dew

    • Check Veeam backups, recover VMs

    • 10:30 Break

    • 11:00 Clone VMs

    • Recover a server from a clone

    • Veeam Zip backup and recovery

    • Export and deploy OVF format

    • 12:00 Lunch

    • 1:00 Samba 4 install

    • Samba 4 in Workgroup mode

    • 3:00 Break

    • 3:30 Samba 4 in Active Directory Mode

     

     

    Tuesday May 7

     

    • 8:30 Coffee and juice

    • 9:00 UnXis company announcements, product strategy direction, UnixWare 7.1.4 Plus

    • 10:30 Break

    • 11:00 UnXis company announcements, product strategy direction, UnixWare 7.1.4 Plus

    • 12:00 Lunch sponsored by UnXis

    • 1:00 Install UPS server appliance

    • Configure shutdown and test

    • Install iSCSI server

    • iSCSI multipath and failover

    • 3:00 Break

    • 3:30 General business discussion

     

     

    Wednesday May 8

     

    • 8:30 Coffee and juice

    • 9:00 Bare metal rebuild of ESXi and VM recovery

    • Restore UW7 with RecoverEDGE

    • 10:30 Break

    • 11:00 Member’s topic presentations

    • 12:00 Lunch

    • 1:00 Hands on lab

    • 4:00 Equipment take down

  • iXorg Winter 2011 Test-Fest


     

    Saturday - 10/29/2011

     

    - 10:00 am to 05:00 pm - Lab Setup and Configuration

                                               (Paul, Mike and Tim)

     

    Sunday - 10/30/2011


    - 09:00 am to 05:00 pm - Hands-on-Labs

     

    - Broken into one hour sessions including the following:

    1) Installation of ESXi 5.0 under ESXi

    2) Configuration of iSCSI with VLAN on ESXi

    3) Installation and configuration of a SW firewall

    4) Configure a DMZ

    5) Configure a NIC and VLAN to provide a WAN IP to a VM

    6) Joomla installation and Configuration

    7) Begin Testing on OpenServer 6.0.0v

    8) Zimbra Demonstration


    Monday - 10/31/2011

    - 09:00 am to 10:00 am - Welcome

    - 10:00 am to 10:30 am - break

    - 10:30 am to 12:00 pm - Synology Presentation

    - 12:00 pm to 01:30 pm - Lunch - Sponsored by Synology

    - 01:30 pm to 03:30 pm - UnXis Presentation

    - 03:30 pm to 04:00 pm - break

    - 04:00 pm to 05:00 pm - VMware 5.0 - Overview

    - 05:00 pm to 06:00 pm - HP P2000 SAN/SAS Demonstration

     

    - 07:30 pm to 09:30 pm - Halloween Party somewhere in the Golden Nugget (TBD)

     


    Tuesday - 11/1/2011

     

    - 09:00 am to 10:00 pm -iPv6 Technical Discussion(break at 10)

    - 10:00 am to 12:00 pm - SCO Cloud Presentation and demostration

    - 12:00 pm to 01:30 pm - Lunch - Sponsored by SCO Cloud

    - 01:30 pm to 02:30 pm - Microlite BackupEDGE presentation

    - 02:30 pm to 03:30 pm -Annual General Meeting and Elections

    - 03:30 pm to 04:00 pm - break

    - 04:00 pm to 06:00 pm - Software and Virtual Firewalls


    Wednesday - 11/2/2011


    - 09:00 am to 10:00 am -
    General Business Discussions

    - 10:00 am to 11:00 am -Hands-on-labs (OpenServer 6.0.0v testing)

    - 11:00 am to 12:00 pm -Hands-on-labs

    - 12:00 pm to 01:30 pm - Lunch - Sponsored by UnXis

    - 01:30 pm to 03:00 pm -Hands-on-labs (continued)

    - 03:00 pm to 04:00 pm -

    - 04:00 pm to 06:00 pm - Open Discussion and equipment breakdown and cleanup

     

    Internet Access for the entire event - Sponsored by Microlite Corporation 

     

  • iXorg Summer 2010 Test-Fest

     

    When: May 22 through 26, 2010.  Similar format to the last event, start at noon on Sunday and finish up after lunch on Wednesday.

    Where: Golden Nugget Hotel and Casino, Las Vegas, NV

    Cost: $175/attendee. This fee is solely to cover the food/catering costs.

     

    iXorg – Summer 2010 - Test Fest Agenda - Final 

     Note: Actual times and durations of segments subject to change
     
     Sunday
     
    - 11:00 AM to 01:00 PM - room setup
    - 01:00 PM to 03:00 PM - 507 HyperV – Rick Powell, SCO
    - 03:00 PM to 03:30 PM - break
    - 03:30 PM to 05:00 PM - Technology peeks – Deepak Thadani, Michael Brown, others
    - 05:00 PM to 06:00 PM - Microlite BackupEDGE V3.0 – David Green
     
     Monday
     
    - 08:00 AM to 11:00 AM - (Break at 10) - DNS – Tim Rice and Mike Brown
    - 11:00 AM to 12:00 PM – VNC - Tim Rice and Mike Brown
    - 12:00 PM to 01:30 PM - lunch
    - 01:30 PM to 02:30 PM – Wireshark - Mike Brown
    - 02:30 PM to 04:30 PM - (Break at 3:30) - Networking L2, VLAN, Trunking- Mike Brown
    - 04:30 PM to 06:30 PM - L3 switching, routing - Mike Brown
     
     Tuesday
     
    - 08:00 AM to 12:00 PM - (Break at 10) - PostgreSQL – Paul McNary and Mike Brown
    - 12:00 PM to 01:30 PM - lunch
    - 01:30 PM to 02:30 PM - PostgreSQL sample applications, Navicat – Bob Ungaretti
    - 02:30 PM to 03:30 PM - Business Discussions – Deepak Thadani
    - 03:30 PM to 04:00 PM - Break
    - 04:00 PM to 06:00 PM - Business discussions (cont)
     
    - 07:00 PM to –09:00PM - iXorg Beer Tasting @ Triple 7 Restaurant and Microbrewery at the Main Street Station
                                                    Fee: $20/person.  Soda “tasters” $10/person.
     
     Wednesday
     
    - 08:00 AM to 10:00 AM - Hands on lab, overflow time to complete labs – CentOS/SuSE Installations
    - 10:00 AM to 12:00 PM - Business discussions (cont)
    - 12:00 PM to 01:30 PM - lunch
    - 01:30 PM to 03:00 PM - Business discussions (cont)
    - 03:00 PM to 04:00 PM - Break and take down of extra equipment and clean up - EVERYONE
     
  • SCO Tec Forum 2008, October 19-21, 2008

     AGENDA FOR IXORG ANNUAL GENERAL MEETING AT 2008 SCO FORUM
    ===========================================================

    What:  iXorg Annual General Meeting
    When:  Sunday October 19th, 2008
    Where: "Nile C" room of the Luxor, Las Vegas, Nevada

     2:00 - 2:15 Introductions and Welcome - Bob Ungaretti

     2:15 - 2:20 iXorg Booth Schedule - circulate sign-up form

     2:20 - 2:30 Treasurer's Report - David Dew

     2:30 - 3:00 Election of Directors
                 Nominees:

                 - Paul McNary

                 - Deepak Thadani

                 - Bob Ungaretti

                 - Any nominees from the meeting

     3:00 - 3:30 Discussion, next iXorg winter meeting and testfest

     3:30 - 4:00 SCO Solution Directory Update project

     4:00 - 4:30 Open Discussion

     4:30 - 4:45 Closing Statements - Bob Ungaretti

    General Events (Sunday)

     4:00pm - 8:00pm SCO Tec Forum Registration Open
     6:30pm - 8:30pm SCO Tec Forum Welcome Reception
     8:30pm - 9:30pm SCOoffice Birds Of A Feather

     

    Tuesday October 21, 2000 

    6:00 - 7:00pm - Closing Session - Eqyptian C

  • iXorg Test-Fest in Houston TX December 7-8-9, 2007

     

    iXorg and HP is holding a Test-Fest event at HP Facilities in Houston on December 7, 8 and 9, 2007

    Walt Keyser, our host for this event has arranged for three exciting days of lectures and labs all focused on Sun Solaris and VMWare.

    Friday will be focused on exploring reseller and partner program offerings from both vendors and Saturday and Sunday will be focused on lab work where we will be able to get our hands on this software and test it on HP's hardware.

    Should be a great event.

    Please click here to see a complete agenda and other information about this event.

  • Annual Meeting Agenda

    iXorg will hold its annual meeting on the Sunday afternoon before SCO Forum registration.

     

    Draft 1 schedule for iXorg Annual Meeting 2007
    (Last updated 7/19/07)

    Date: Sunday, August 5th, 2007

    Location: "Andros B" room of The Mirage, Las Vegas, Nevada

    (Map of the Conference Room Location)

     

  • <br />Recent Events

  • Team 1 Systems, Inc.

  • HP / Compaq

    HP / Compaq 

    Image Many iXorg members have unique expertise in implementing UNIX solutions on HP servers. As a partner of HP, we keep up-to-date on the latest product information and are involved in leveraging the growth of HP-UNIX solutions in the industry.

    HP is a leading technology solutions provider for consumers and businesses with market leadership in fault-tolerant servers, UNIX servers, Linux servers, Windows servers, storage solutions, management software, imaging and printing and PCs.

  • Microlite

    Microlite

    Image iXorg partners with Microlite to provide complete backup solutions for Linux and UNIX platforms, including network backups.

    Microlite is the leader in Bare Metal Disaster Recovery Technology for Linux, SCO OpenServer, and SCO UnixWare, and it was the first company to bring a commercial crash recovery product to market for each of those operating systems, as well as SCO OpenServer and SCO Unixware. It is recognized as having the most advanced crash recovery product available for each of those platforms.

  • Appfest / Devfest Agenda

    Draft(9) schedule for iXorg AppFest June 2007
    (Last updated 5/30/07)

    Dates May 30 to June 3.

    Held at Team1 near Pittsburgh. See below for details, and for possible attendees.

     

    Agenda: 

    Thursday | Friday | Saturday | Sunday

     

    Team1 will be providing three servers preloaded
    with OSR6, UW714 and 5.0.7.  Please contact Dan Tracy
    if you would like early access to the servers to load
    software.

    Large conference room holds 12 - 15
    Small conference room holds 8

    SCO attendees:

    Dave Stetzel
    Rick Powell
    Paul Hurford
    Andy Nagle
    John Wolfe
    Kirk Farquhar
    will attend Thursday to Sunday
    will attend Thursday to Sunday
    will attend Thursday to Sunday
    will attend Sunday
    will attend Saturday and Sunday
    will attend Thursday to Sunday


    Vendor attendees:

    HP - Walt Keyser
    Facet - Eric Yundt
    FilePro - Chris Henschen
    FilePro - Bud Henschen

    iXorg attendees:

    Dan Martin
    Steve James
    Harry Scott
    Michael Brown
    David Green
    Wildon Terrell
    Mark Geier
    Paul McNary
    Chris Henschen
    Bud Henschen
    Bob Ungaretti
    Matt Byrd
    Jean Pierre Radley
    Keith Burris
    Dave Burris

     

  • August 5-8: SCO Forum 2007

    The annual SCO Forum will be held in Las Vegas; the dates are now firm. iXorg will hold its annual meeting on the Sunday afternoon before Forum registration.

  • March 18-21: Winter Meeting at SCO Headquarters

    iXorg's Winter Meeting will be held in Orem, Utah,from Sunday, March 18th through Wednesday, March 21st. The meetings will take place in the Hampton Inn Conference Room in Orem.

    Details | Agenda

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