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



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.


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


Dec, 13-16, 2011 Frascati, Italy SuperB Workshop  2 Talk on grid storage services for a distributed Tier1 sites. Agenda:
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:

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):  

Nov, 12-18, 2011 Seattle, USA SuperComputing 2011 1 IGI Research Exhibitions:
Nov, 17-18, 2011 Napoli, Italy CMS Italian Community 1 Talk on optimization of grid services for Tier2/3 for CMS analysis. Agenda:


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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