Report For November 2017

Report Date
November 2017

Achievements in Last Period

  • All infrastructure installed.
  • All networking tasks complete.

 

Issues and Risks

 

Key Tasks For Next Period  

The delivery strategy is to get Data Safe Haven backing up to disk by the end of December. The December task list below with achieve this. By the end of January, in line with the first Data Safe Haven pilots going live, the target is to have Data Safe Haven and other, current backup objects being backed up to the new backup stale and tape drive.

December Tasks.

Install TSM on the 9 TSM Servers - Completion by Week Ending 7th Dec - K.Tomlinson

Configure remote access for Iain Wilkes - A.Todd

Install 9 tsm instances across the 4 ACF TSM hosts -Iain Wilkes

Configure VMware TSM agents / management - Iain Wilkes

Configure and test vmware backups into DSH TSM hosts to disk - Iain Wilkes

Configure a basic schedule for backup and TSM maintenance from VMware - Iain Wilkes

January Tasks (1st cut for review)

Disable backups  on the current platform.

Allow disk pools to drain to tape (multiple days)

Leaving us with an idle and drained system.

Database backup to tape

All data and metadata now in the tape library

Configure tape library into the new backup fabric.

Configure all new hosts to see tape library.

Configure new hosts to use the new library manager as the library broker.

Import / DR the database backup we made into a new instance on the new platform.

Open for business (firewall rules, client reconfigs pending).

 

Future Milestones

Target Date Previous Date Title Stage Complete  
22-Dec-2017 No date available Have DSH backing up to Disk. Deliver No

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31-Jan-2018 No date available Have DSH backing up to Tape. Deliver No

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31-Jan-2018 No date available Migrate all residual backup objects to new Infrastructure. Deliver No

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28-Feb-2018 No date available Closure Close No

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Project Status
RAG Status
Time
GREEN
Cost
GREEN
Scope
GREEN
Overall
GREEN
Change Status
Activity
Approved budget
0.0 days
Activity this month
0.0 days
Activity this year
0.0 days
Activity to date
0.0 days
Estimate to complete current year
0.0 days
Estimate to complete future years
0.0 days

Project Info

Project
Backup Infrastructure Upgrade
Code
RSS029
Programme
ITI - Research Services (RSS)
Management Office
ISG PMO
Project Manager
Andy Todd
Project Sponsor
David Fergusson
Current Stage
Close
Status
Closed
Project Classification
Grow
Start Date
20-Apr-2017
Planning Date
01-Jun-2018
Delivery Date
28-Jun-2019
Close Date
26-Jul-2019
Overall Priority
Higher
Category
Compliance

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