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Quarterly Report Number NGI Name Partner Name Author
QR7 IGI GARR M. Reale
QR7 IGI INFN P. Veronesi


1. MEETINGS AND DISSEMINATION

1.1. CONFERENCES/WORKSHOPS ORGANISED

Date Location Title Participants Outcome (Short report & Indico URL)
Jan, 11, 2012 Bologna, Italy Workshop on IGI portal - Data Management



6 NGI_IT staff + 14 people from IGI partner Start-up meeting about data management through web portals, a one day workshop to overview the different technical solutions for the handling of the data storage for the grid/cloud user and applications portals.  Several use cases have been presented by IGI partner and Italian communities.



Dec, 13-14, 2011 Bologna, Italy Security handling and monitoring in the INFN and IGI sites


27 (2 NGI_IT csirt + 25 site security officers) This two days workshop has been organized, together with the INFN security group, in order to review the following topics:

1) Incident response procedures adopted in EGI/IGI and national NREN
2) Tools and methods for the monitoring of site security
3) Tools and methods for the live incident response and post mortem analysis.

1.2. OTHER CONFERENCES/WORKSHOPS ATTENDED

Date Location Title Participants Outcome (Short report & Indico URL)

Jan, 23, 2012

Amsterdam WLCG TEG - Operations 2 attendance and participation in the discussion panels for WLCG

recommendations.http://indico.cern.ch/conferenceDisplay.py?confId=161833

Dec, 13-16, 2011 Frascati, Italy SuperB Workshop  2 Talk on grid storage services for a distributed Tier1 sites. Agenda: http://agenda.infn.it/conferenceDisplay.py?confId=4107
Dec. 1, 2011 Amsterdam Workshop “Towards an integrated information system” 1 To define a common

medium and long terms strategy across EGI, EMI and IGE. Reported a DMSU feedback on some BDII operational problems. Agenda: https://www.egi.eu/indico/conferenceDisplay.py?confId=654

Nov, 29 – Dec, 01, 2011 Manchester, UK Biovel WorkShop Biovel EU Project 
1 Talk on WebService developed to allow bioinformatics

job submission to grid infrastructure, and Services for data management. Agenda (closed): https://wiki.biovel.eu/display/BioVeL/MS2+-+Workshop+Manchester+-+presentations  

Nov, 12-18, 2011 Seattle, USA SuperComputing 2011 1 IGI Research Exhibitions: http://iebms.heiexpo.com/iebms/oep/oep_p2_details.aspx?sessionid=ej8fdlfg0ffkffpfelfcm&OrderNbr=4999
Nov, 17-18, 2011 Napoli, Italy CMS Italian Community 1 Talk on optimization of grid services for Tier2/3 for CMS analysis. Agenda: https://indico.cern.ch/conferenceDisplay.py?confId=155566


===1.3. PUBLICATIONS===

Publication title Journal / Proceedings title Journal references
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2. ACTIVITY REPORT

2.1. Progress Summary

2.1.1. GARR  

2.1.2. INFN  

2.2. Main Achievements

2.2.1. GARR  

  • Started setting up IPv6 testbed
  • Finalized IPv6 survery for NGIs
  • Documented IPv6 status on Wiki
  • Collaborated with HEPiX IPv6 WG setting up node at GARR and providing testbed verification scripts for GridFTP
  • Enrolled new HINTS users for testing HINTS
  • Defined workplan schedule for HINTS
  • Disseminated on PerfSONAR MDM tools towards NGIs

Plans for the next period

  • Keep consolidating HINTS and providing the 64-bit architecture HINTS probe
  • Continue the deployment campaing for HINTS
  • Provide more structures support for PerfSONAR-MDM and disseminate about it by the Tier-2 sites, in collaboration with DANTE
  • Restart (after re-installation) production HINTS server at GARR

2.2.2. INFN  

2.3. Issues and mitigation

Issue Description Mitigation Description
GARR: Suffered major security accident at GARR, HINTS server hacked and unavailable Security policy at GARR has been completely reviewed and hardened considerably.
GARR: DownCollector required upgrade to GOCDB4 Currenlty no manpower available for this.
INFN: Miti