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From 12/17/2019 to 01/15/2020

01/15/2020

07:28 PM Task #6671: Setup mastodon/pleroma for ungleich
could we have a 13373r name? ll nu

01/13/2020

07:30 PM Task #7604 (In Progress): Find out why ciara2 was not automatically detected to be offline
* ciara2 is half correctly outside of the consul cluster
** It should actually still be inside the cluster, but mark...
Nico Schottelius
07:28 PM Task #7604 (In Progress): Find out why ciara2 was not automatically detected to be offline
* Consul status / prometheus / alert manager should have noticed Nico Schottelius
06:37 PM Task #7186: Add support for general VPN including IPv4
Errrr what is it with your VPN pricing? Did you go skiing and get altitude sickness?
Market price for VPN services i...
Moris Jones
05:52 PM Task #7544: Write "beginner's guide" for datacenterlight customers
-IPv6 and IPv4: making the services on my IPv6 VM visible to the IPv4 world
-Guido to VM Management tools: dashboard...
Moris Jones
12:01 PM Task #7602 (Rejected): Align dynamicweb / opennebula with uncloud
Stuff that we can & should export from our current setup to etcd in an uncloud alike format:
Prefix for everything...
Nico Schottelius
11:57 AM Task #7601: Setup an SSH jump host
Proxycommand w/ windows exists in putty and usually uses plink - more details soon. Nico Schottelius
11:54 AM Task #7601 (Seen): Setup an SSH jump host
* I am familiar with LDAP-backed auth with nslcd.
* ProxyCommand is standard for SSH bastions, it is even available ...
Timothée Floure
11:12 AM Task #7601 (Seen): Setup an SSH jump host
* Authenticated against our ldap
* Allows user to connect to our IPv6 networks
The ways for users to use it:
*...
Nico Schottelius
08:37 AM Task #7555 (Closed): Setup uncloud at server11 and server12
Ahmed Bilal
03:14 AM Task #7582 (Closed): Add hostname in uncloud file scanning
Ahmed Bilal
03:14 AM Task #7519 (Closed): uncloud test run 2019-12-21
The above mentioned things were fixed. Ahmed Bilal

01/12/2020

09:18 PM Task #7580: Preparing for matrix-as-a-service
channels that can be exported to IRC or matrix:
* ipv6
* foss
* hacking-and-learning
* Town Square
* datacente...
Nico Schottelius
09:11 PM Task #7580 (In Progress): Preparing for matrix-as-a-service
Timothée Floure
09:10 PM Task #7580: Preparing for matrix-as-a-service
* Synapse and Matrix Cdist types are (almost) OK.
- I missed one small thing in my __postgres upstream cdist patch...
Timothée Floure
09:12 PM Task #6694: Setup matrix server and bridge matermost into it
Everything's in place, we just have to choose the channels to be bridged. Timothée Floure

01/09/2020

08:56 PM Task #7596: uncloud-api refactoring & make schemas less horrible
To see merge request https://code.ungleich.ch/uncloud/uncloud/merge_requests/1 Ahmed Bilal
08:54 PM Task #7596: uncloud-api refactoring & make schemas less horrible
* Done `uncloud api` refactoring which was due for a long time and is the last refactoring beside https://redmine.ung... Ahmed Bilal
08:54 PM Task #7596 (Closed): uncloud-api refactoring & make schemas less horrible
Ahmed Bilal
08:55 PM Task #7585 (Closed): Check whether uncloud-api break if some field is missing
The behavior is verified and corrected.
Ahmed Bilal
09:32 AM Task #7591: uncloud production checklist 2020-01
Also, please note
uncloud deployed at server{11, 12}. There are still some issues that would be problem for re...
Ahmed Bilal
09:26 AM Task #7591: uncloud production checklist 2020-01
*Can all required components be deployed (checking on server11) -- document the installation procedures*
Documente...
Ahmed Bilal
09:19 AM Task #7591: uncloud production checklist 2020-01
h1. Installation/Setup
Allow etcd prefix for developer role...
Ahmed Bilal
09:17 AM Task #7591 (In Progress): uncloud production checklist 2020-01
Nico Schottelius
09:16 AM Task #7591 (Rejected): uncloud production checklist 2020-01
h2. Objective
* Migrate internal VMs to uncloud
h2. Checklist
* Can all required components be deployed (che...
Nico Schottelius
08:55 AM Task #7590: Expect everything to fail (uncloud)
I am little uncertain how to handle failures in etcd. For Example, put every etcd function call in try/except block o... Ahmed Bilal
08:48 AM Task #7590: Expect everything to fail (uncloud)
h2. How do we plan to handle failures in etcd
Failures can be temporarily (leadership change) or permanent (etcd c...
Ahmed Bilal
08:48 AM Task #7590 (Rejected): Expect everything to fail (uncloud)
Especially external components, such as
1. etcd
2. netbox
3. otp.ungleich.ch
Ahmed Bilal

01/08/2020

08:21 PM Task #7583: Handle etcd leader change or temporary unavailability gracefully in uncloud
We have to re-evaluate/re-check all the usage of etcd in uncloud to make sure we handle these events correctly/gracef... Ahmed Bilal
07:34 AM Task #7583: Handle etcd leader change or temporary unavailability gracefully in uncloud
The later unavailability is due to election for leader. Ahmed Bilal
12:21 PM Task #7580: Preparing for matrix-as-a-service
We can do-it in a second-stage, witout a TURN server VoIP might or might not work depending on the situation.
Note...
Timothée Floure
11:27 AM Task #7580: Preparing for matrix-as-a-service
Can we do voip in a second stage or will things "look weird" without it?
redmine@ungleich.ch writes:
Nico Schottelius
11:17 AM Task #7580: Preparing for matrix-as-a-service
We'll also need a TURN server for VoIP. Timothée Floure

01/07/2020

06:38 PM Task #7555: Setup uncloud at server11 and server12
uncloud deployed at server{11, 12}. There are still some issues that would be problem for reliably running uncloud fo... Ahmed Bilal
06:33 PM Task #7582: Add hostname in uncloud file scanning
Nico Schottelius wrote:
> For the example above: the host would probably often more something like "files1.datacente...
Ahmed Bilal
04:19 PM Task #7582: Add hostname in uncloud file scanning
For the example above: the host would probably often more something like "files1.datacenterlight.ch" or "username.dat... Nico Schottelius
04:18 PM Task #7582: Add hostname in uncloud file scanning
We should have a "created_at" and "deleted_at" for every object. Nico Schottelius
02:44 PM Task #7582: Add hostname in uncloud file scanning
Done. Sample
Before...
Ahmed Bilal
01:41 PM Task #7582 (Closed): Add hostname in uncloud file scanning
It is required as nico said that there would be multiple file hosts and not necessarily all files are available on so... Ahmed Bilal
04:45 PM Task #7585 (Closed): Check whether uncloud-api break if some field is missing
The behavior is seen in the past that uncloud-api breaks if we don't pass some fields like *name*, *realm* or *token*... Ahmed Bilal
02:07 PM Task #7583 (Rejected): Handle etcd leader change or temporary unavailability gracefully in uncloud
Here is leader change.... Ahmed Bilal
12:53 PM Task #7580 (Closed): Preparing for matrix-as-a-service
Once matrix is deployed at ungleich:
* Build & document MaaS deployment and maintenance pipeline.
- Wiki page.
...
Timothée Floure

01/06/2020

12:21 PM Task #7543 (In Progress): Write image definition script for ubuntu 19.10
From Nico:... Timothée Floure
12:09 PM Task #7543 (Waiting): Write image definition script for ubuntu 19.10
There's already a 19.10 image deployed... ??? Timothée Floure
11:57 AM Task #7543 (In Progress): Write image definition script for ubuntu 19.10
Timothée Floure

01/05/2020

07:09 PM Task #7555: Setup uncloud at server11 and server12
Remaining things
[ ] IPv6 Prefix on Server 12
[ ] VM with Global IPv6 (2a0a:e5c0:xxxx:xxxx:xxxx:xxxx:xxxx:xxxx)
[ ...
Ahmed Bilal
07:02 PM Task #7555: Setup uncloud at server11 and server12
uncloud filescanner has to be modified as it was using xattrs to track files which does not work on rootfs/tmpfs whic... Ahmed Bilal
04:58 PM Task #7555: Setup uncloud at server11 and server12
Devuan ascii has too old QEMU i.e 2.8 while the latest is 4.2.
It is a problem because it is showing error message...
Ahmed Bilal
11:03 AM Task #7565 (Rejected): uncloud run 2020-01-05
h2. Objective
A test ride to get more nearby prod use
h2. What Nico wants to do us a customer
* register a...
Nico Schottelius

01/03/2020

05:35 PM Task #7561: Update mystrom switches to support IPv6 only networks
... Nico Schottelius
05:35 PM Task #7561 (In Progress): Update mystrom switches to support IPv6 only networks
Using an experimental firmware from mystrom directly:... Nico Schottelius
04:08 PM Task #7560 (Closed): Document DNS64 setup for VMs
* After #7496
* Document on how to use it in the [[The_ungleich_DNS_infrastructure]]
* Reference it in [[The_unglei...
Nico Schottelius
11:38 AM Task #7555: Setup uncloud at server11 and server12
Allow etcd prefix for developer role... Ahmed Bilal
10:58 AM Task #7555 (Closed): Setup uncloud at server11 and server12
Ensure that both server11 and server12 are running with uncloud today and can be used in production? And please note ... Ahmed Bilal

01/02/2020

05:09 PM Task #7496: Create 2 new IPv6 only unbound based resolving DNS servers providing DNS64
Merge request opened against dot-cdist: https://code.ungleich.ch/ungleich-intern/dot-cdist/merge_requests/65 Timothée Floure
03:30 PM Task #7436 (Closed): Hack-a-ucloud-weekend (2019-12-07)
Nico Schottelius
03:30 PM Task #7438 (Closed): Explore local ucloud setup
Nico Schottelius
03:30 PM Task #7437 (Closed): Run ucloud with a single authentication token
Nico Schottelius
03:30 PM Task #7439 (Rejected): Add support for different authentication methods
Postponed. Nico Schottelius
01:35 PM Task #7553: Setup conntrackd to allow active active firewalls
And config looks like this:... Nico Schottelius
01:33 PM Task #7553: Setup conntrackd to allow active active firewalls
Seems like the code is in read_config.yy.c:... Nico Schottelius
01:08 PM Task #7553: Setup conntrackd to allow active active firewalls
Added sync section, now getting an IPv6 exception:... Nico Schottelius
12:59 PM Task #7553: Setup conntrackd to allow active active firewalls
router2.place6:... Nico Schottelius
12:50 PM Task #7553 (Rejected): Setup conntrackd to allow active active firewalls
* So that firewall rules still work with state tracking
Change of objective: get this running on two IPv6 only Alp...
Nico Schottelius
12:47 PM Task #7552 (In Progress): Add some non-critical traffic to router1.place6
* might required conntrackd
Networks first stage:
* internal network
* server network
Nico Schottelius
12:46 PM Task #7306 (Rejected): Phase in new routers
Closing in favor of #7284 Nico Schottelius
12:44 PM Task #7307 (Closed): Update __ungleich_bgp_router for IPv6 based multip bgp
Not doing this atm, as routers still need IPv4 addresses for VMs Nico Schottelius
12:21 PM Task #7520 (Closed): Checkout whether OSPF can be helpful for DCL
It works!
But not for eBGP routes.
Nico Schottelius
12:07 PM Task #6930: cdist configuration for etcd
Current state I know of:
* there is etcd{1,2,3}.ungleich.ch
* They have an unknown configuration
* And they have...
Nico Schottelius

01/01/2020

05:49 PM Task #7546: VM Security based on LDAP accounts
We don't have any rate limiting to any of the apis that we have so far.
I think rate limiting would primarily be n...
Mondi Ravi
05:05 PM Task #7546: VM Security based on LDAP accounts
* Moris, thanks for reporting.
* Mondi, can you start with your tasks and handover to Timothee when done?
Nico Schottelius
05:05 PM Task #7546: VM Security based on LDAP accounts
h2. Clarification 1: "shared login"
We use LDAP servers as a backend to redmine and django (the dashboard). Both s...
Nico Schottelius
04:53 PM Task #7546 (In Progress): VM Security based on LDAP accounts
Nico Schottelius

12/31/2019

07:40 PM Task #7546 (In Progress): VM Security based on LDAP accounts
Access to VM administration tools should be secured to the same level or higher as root access to the VM itself.
C...
Moris Jones
06:19 PM Task #6694 (In Progress): Setup matrix server and bridge matermost into it
After discussion with nico, Matrix get priority over LDAP setup rebuild. Timothée Floure
04:25 PM Task #6694 (Waiting): Setup matrix server and bridge matermost into it
The matrix deployment works modulo:
* Federating with the IPv4 world (a few lines to add to haproxy's configuratio...
Timothée Floure
04:26 PM Task #7345 (Waiting): Cleanup & upstream matrix-related types
Timothée Floure
03:20 PM Task #7545 (Closed): Switch production LDAPs to cdist-managed alpine
Our production LDAP nodes do not seem to be managed by cdist (anymore?):
* No relevant mention in `grep -R __ungle...
Timothée Floure
07:36 AM Task #7544 (New): Write "beginner's guide" for datacenterlight customers
Such a guide should cover:
* What is a VM? How do I choose CPU/Memory/Storage?
* How do I choose a GNU/Linux or...
Timothée Floure

12/30/2019

06:03 PM Task #6694: Setup matrix server and bridge matermost into it
The matrix deployment is WIP in https://code.ungleich.ch/ungleich-intern/dot-cdist/merge_requests/64/diffs and is sta... Timothée Floure
07:37 AM Task #6694 (In Progress): Setup matrix server and bridge matermost into it
Timothée Floure
02:40 PM Task #7543 (Closed): Write image definition script for ubuntu 19.10
Similar to what have been done for fedora and CentOS. Timothée Floure
07:37 AM Task #7345: Cleanup & upstream matrix-related types
The project has been imported under https://code.ungleich.ch/ungleich-public/matrix-cdist-types. Moving to issue #669... Timothée Floure

12/25/2019

05:55 PM Task #7427 (In Progress): Rough draft to support console on our VMs
Ahmed Bilal

12/24/2019

07:15 PM Task #7427 (Closed): Rough draft to support console on our VMs
Django part done. LDAP account is created as soon as user login to datacenterlight. Ahmed Bilal

12/21/2019

02:53 PM Task #7520: Checkout whether OSPF can be helpful for DCL
parameters mismatch between switch & routers: disable switch for the moment... Nico Schottelius
02:35 PM Task #7520: Checkout whether OSPF can be helpful for DCL
Testing on arista:... Nico Schottelius
02:16 PM Task #7520: Checkout whether OSPF can be helpful for DCL
Seems like these code blocks are already enough for internal route exchange:... Nico Schottelius
01:49 PM Task #7520 (Closed): Checkout whether OSPF can be helpful for DCL
* testing with new routers
* Todo: find out how to limit route imports in arista via ospf
Nico Schottelius
12:25 PM Task #7519: uncloud test run 2019-12-21
arch
* etcd3 error message might be improve / error out on import error
** fail only when it is required for oper...
Nico Schottelius
12:22 PM Task #7519 (Closed): uncloud test run 2019-12-21
* Convince Nico that it works ;-)
* On Alpine and Arch
Nico Schottelius

12/20/2019

09:47 PM Task #7304: Test NAT64 with distributed routers with joold on alpine
* Configuring router1.place6 for NAT64
** Prefix 2a0a:e5c0:2:10::/96...
Nico Schottelius
04:10 PM Task #7514 (Closed): Investigate slow sshd start on Fedora/CentOS8 images
* To investigate
- Likely due to low entropy => havegd should help.
Timothée Floure
12:56 AM Task #7377: Create an active-active NAT64 gateway
Session exist on one router, session does not exist on other one -> multicast issue?... Nico Schottelius
12:28 AM Task #7377: Create an active-active NAT64 gateway
Using the new NAT64 IPv4 address on both machines:... Nico Schottelius
12:27 AM Task #7377: Create an active-active NAT64 gateway
Need to add pool entries for each protocol:... Nico Schottelius
12:23 AM Task #7377 (In Progress): Create an active-active NAT64 gateway
... Nico Schottelius

12/19/2019

07:41 PM Task #7507 (New): Monitor upstream releases / security advisories
We deploy some application directly from upstream VCS, which means the underlying distribution does not provide us wi... Timothée Floure
05:41 PM Task #7345: Cleanup & upstream matrix-related types
Just added you to ungleich-public, please move there Nico Schottelius
04:57 PM Task #7345: Cleanup & upstream matrix-related types
Both matrix-synapse and matrix-riot should be usable now, although they need some real-world testing which will handl... Timothée Floure
05:29 PM Task #7504 (New): Document OpenNebula image creation
Peoples ask how to build new images from time to time, it would be easier if the requirements/workflow was documented... Timothée Floure
05:14 PM Task #7478 (Closed): Create script to create centos8 image suitable for opennebula

Thanks!
redmine@ungleich.ch writes:
Nico Schottelius
04:46 PM Task #7478 (Resolved): Create script to create centos8 image suitable for opennebula
From what I saw on #ungleich-web, the CentOS 8 image has been deployed. Timothée Floure
05:11 PM Task #7496 (In Progress): Create 2 new IPv6 only unbound based resolving DNS servers providing DNS64
Timothée Floure
02:13 PM Task #7503: Create script to create new / updated OpenBSD image for OpenNebula
Note by @kirill on chat.ungleich.ch // datacenterlight:
> regarding Task #7503 - remember to add family inet6 inet...
Timothée Floure
09:58 AM Task #7503 (New): Create script to create new / updated OpenBSD image for OpenNebula
* Upgrading to 6.6
* The original image was made by @reyk
* The logic is basically the same as the other images, ho...
Nico Schottelius
09:55 AM Task #7502 (Closed): Create script to create new / updated FreeBSD image for OpenNebula
* 12.1 is out for a while
* The original image was made by @kamila
* The logic is basically the same as the other i...
Nico Schottelius

12/17/2019

06:45 PM Task #7478 (Feedback): Create script to create centos8 image suitable for opennebula
Related Merge Request: https://code.ungleich.ch/ungleich-public/ungleich-tools/merge_requests/4
The image has been d...
Timothée Floure
05:41 PM Task #7472 (Closed): Fix the fedora image for resize

Nice job!
redmine@ungleich.ch writes:
Nico Schottelius
05:23 PM Task #7472 (Resolved): Fix the fedora image for resize
Solved by https://code.ungleich.ch/ungleich-public/ungleich-tools/commit/09a05b6a56f55fe27a37d26aaab13c65aa82a9f5. Timothée Floure
12:49 PM Task #7345: Cleanup & upstream matrix-related types
Moving ticket to Open Infrastructure Nico Schottelius
12:37 PM Task #6694: Setup matrix server and bridge matermost into it
I've been working on matrix cdists types during the last H4G: https://redmine.ungleich.ch/issues/7345
It's not compl...
Timothée Floure
12:00 PM Task #7496 (Closed): Create 2 new IPv6 only unbound based resolving DNS servers providing DNS64
h2. Background
We want VPN users or anyone to be able to select if they get NAT64 or not. Currently our bind decid...
Nico Schottelius
11:14 AM Task #6671: Setup mastodon/pleroma for ungleich
ack
redmine@ungleich.ch writes:
Nico Schottelius
10:54 AM Task #6671 (Seen): Setup mastodon/pleroma for ungleich
I just gave a quick look at both the initial Mastodon implementation and Pleroma and will likely go with the later:
...
Timothée Floure
 

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