I'm the new guy around and I would like to get involved with the
infrastructure. While I'm already a active ambassador for over 2 years, I
only just started packaging some RPMs and only just subscribed to the
In $DAYJOB-life I'm a (RHEL) Linux Systems Engineer (aka sysadmin) at the
Swiss Federal Institute of Technology Zurich (ETHZ). There I administer the
RHN satellite and proxies and the RHEL servers where those services are
running on. Additionally I give 2nd/3rd level support on RHEL servers and
clients to our (internal) clients, for which we are running the satellite.
In all of ETHZ, there's >1000 RHEL running.
I'd be interested to help the infrastructure team in terms of
OS-administration and maybe security. I'm not experienced with large
infrastructure systems as I only run some non-critical servers and as for
security, I only know some random things yet but I'm eager to learn more
(will also go into that direction for the $DAYJOB). Oh, and I'm a RHCE,
I'm located in Zurich, Switzerland, Central Europe (UTC+1/UTC+2) and the
time I have available to help out is limited and really irregular.
Someone please point me to the right people or tasks or whatever. I'll read
the wiki pages once I'll have time (I'm sitting at LinuxTag/FUDCon EMEA
right now) and try to get to some meeting once in a while. And once I'm back
home, I'll join the IRC channel, too.
PS. some more information on my person can be found on the wiki by my
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