Severus General Setup Info

Hardware Setup

  • Xeon 3050 CPU (2.13GHz, Core architecture, dual-core, supports VMX)

  • 2GB RAM

  • 3ware 9650SE RAID card

  • 2U enclosure

  • Ubuntu 8.04

Disk Layout

  • 7x500gb disks in raid 5. This is /backup

  • One 250gb disk for the OS. has /, /var, swap etc.

Backup Setup

Read dirvish


Severus is a mysql replication slave. The replication user is called replication, the password for this is in pwsafe. The mysql docs on how to set this up are fairly good.


Severus has some splunk stuff, werdz knows about this.