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EGI-InSPIRE:Jra1 2013-03-26

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1. Progress on Milestones Deliverables

MS710 - Operational Tools Roadmap

External Review Closed. The latest version is available at:

D7.3 - Annual Report on Operational Tool maintenance and development activity

Draft completed on the document server:

The internal review will be closed by this week.

2. Critical Issues

Nothing new to report.

3. Major work done during the past week by task

3.1 TJRA1.1

  • D7.3 Internal Review
  • Operationals Tools Sustainability document: discussion with the PTs
  • SHA-2 based certificates readiness tests in collaboration with SA2
  • Meeting to discuss billing and Pay-for-Use matters with Sy Holsiger, Gergely Sipos ( and TJRA1.4 members

3.2 TJRA1.2 TJRA1.3 TJRA1.5

3.2.1 SAM

  • Upgraded RPM build infrastructure backend database PROD MSG network
  • Added support for retrieving APEL DNs from GOCDB on both PROD and TEST MSG instances. Ticket closed and verified. [[1]]

3.2.2 GOCDB

  • Preparing/running custom queries for EGI ops and management.
  • Roll out of first GOCDB v5 for testing by PTs.
  • Submission of the Glue2 XML rendering for public comment.
  • Operational support – DigiCertGrid issues and GGUS tickets.
  • Continued v5 development.

3.2.3 GGUS

  • Ticket monitoring
  • Preparing GGUS March release
  • Weekly phone conference for discussing open requests (shopping list) on GGUS
  • Internal review of
  • Testing of new PI v5 of GOCDB and preparing GGUS for new PI
  • Fixing bugs in interface GGUS - SNow (CERN ticketing system) related to latest SNow release

3.2.4 Ops Portal

  • Finalization of the prototype of A/R module : thresholds and bug fixes
  • A/R module : integration of LCF and WMS services
  • Documentation : Operationals Tools Sustainability
  • Vo notifications : update of the targets for the notifications, update and changes of statuses

3.2.5 Accounting Portal

  • Continuing refactor of the code
  • Changes for new accounting.

3.2.6 Metrics Portal

  • Work for QR12
  • RT #5264 -- Project Metrics View
  • RT #5265 -- Improved links and navigation in the metrics portal

3.3 TJRA1.4 (Accounting for new resource types)

Accounting Repos

  • Continued work with Federated Cloud Test resource providers to migrate to SSM 2.0 and new cloud accounting record.
  • Created Cloud Accounting Summary record to summarise by Site(Resource Provider), User, VO, Image etc. - to be sent to Cloud Accounting Portal.
  • Document and new versions of APEL server code provided to portal for implementing cloud accounting using new database schema.
  • Work with INFN on integrating SLURM parser with APEL client
  • Work on providing Publication/Synchronisation tests with new APEL server
  • Meeting to discuss billing (Pay for Use workshop) and accounting (with Deigo Scardaci, Luciano Gaido (INFN) and Sy Holsiger, Gergely Sipos (

Accounting Portal

  • Cloud accounting second iteration
  • Schema adaptations for cloud
  • Installation of new SSM software

INFN Accounting Work

  • Work ongoing on storage accounting - Glue/Glue2/StAR comparison
  • Work ongoing on storage accounting - work on ldap/glue based sensor
  • Work ongoing on cloud accounting - work on WNoDeS sensor

Application Accounting

  • Work ongoing to implement Regional APEL Server at Hannover.

4. Next Meetings

  • Next JRA1 meeting at EGI CF 2013