KBS000: KBS LTER Information Management Guide
KBS Information Management Guide
7-1-2003 Tim Bergsma
5.2.1 Critical Literature
5.2.2 Critical Technologies
18.104.22.168 Microsoft Access
22.214.171.124 Microsoft SQL Server
5.2.2 5 JSP
5.2.5 Paper Files
126.96.36.199 Internal Workflow Model
188.8.131.52 Data Submission Guidelines
184.108.40.206 Supported Object Types
5.4.2 IMS Web Pages Manifest
5.4.3 LTER Databases Manifest
This document describes information management practices for the KBS LTER, with a special focus on the KBS Information Management System. Currently, the primary tasks of the KBS LTER information manager include administration of the LTER server (shared with the LTER secretary), administration of the LTER web site (shared with the LTER secretary, special focus on data pages), administration of the KBS LTER Information Management System, and adminstration of the KBS LTER Weather Station. Some guidance is given regarding network level collaborations in which KBS participates.
In the event of a major unforseen disruption of operations, steps may be taken subsequently to recover investment in data management. Principally, this means recovery of critical data files. KBS Computer Services provides a complete backup strategy for most KBS computers. Backup tapes are stored offsite. Request files from KBS Computer Services, specifying the time of disruption if necessary. The critical computer is LTERNT2, a member of GPRNET. Critical drive is D:/. Critical paths are D:/Databases/LTER/ and D:/Projects/LTER/. The single most important file is D:/Databases/LTER/LTER_Metadata.mdb.
The LTER Information Manager helps the LTER Secretary administer the Windows NT 4.0 Server “LTERNT2”, and to some extent the Windows 2000 Server “LTERNT”. They serve the KBS LTER Internet Website and the KBS Internet Website, respectively (lter.kbs.msu.edu and www.kbs.msu.edu). Both participate in GPRNET, a LAN. LTERNT2 is a backup domain controller for GPRNET (primary domain controller is GPRPC10). The book Wi
This document describes information management practices for the KBS LTER, with a special focus on the KBS Information Management System.