EGI-InSPIRE:Sa1 2012-09-11

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SA1 weekly report

Progress of SA1 issues


  • MS421: waiting for external reviews to be submitted. Feedback expected on Wed 12/09.

SA1.1 Activity Management

Meetings: f2f JRA1 meeting in Karlsruhe

  • Preparing the information system workshop agenda for the Technical Forum
  • review of GLUE 2 EGI profile, discussion of software version publication with WLCG
  • assessment of desktop infrastructures being run in production
  • Attended the Federated Cloud Task Force Meeting, assessment of the status of the information system
  • Chaired EGI Operations Meeting and agenda preparation
  • Preparation of the AAI workshop in collaboration with SA2.5
  • Final tuning of the middleware track for the TF2012
  • Follow up of the currently monitored vulnerabilities
  • Follow up of one issue with the accounting system for sites with hybrid middleware (gLite-ARC)

SA1.2 Security

  • Run SSC6, security drill using VO-CMS resources, including EGI, WLCG and OSG sites.
  • Prepare for TF 2012 (CSIRT meeting and security training)
  • SVG - discussion of a new vulnerability

SA1.3 Staged rollout

SA1.3 Integration

SA1.4 Central tools

SA1.5 Accounting

  • Deployed test consumers and databases for XML versions of CAR and StAR.
  • Participated in unicore and globus interoperations meetings.
  • Reinvigorated testing of SSM publishing from Italy, SGAS (SWITCH and Finland), and MAPPER.
  • SWITCH publishing their SGAS to APEL has highlighted an issue with sites publishing by multiple routes. One site runs and ARC CE published via SGAS and a CREAM CE published via apel client. Solution will appear but need a temporary workaround.

=SA1.6 Helpdesk= Kickoff of GGUS advisory group

SA1.7 Support

grid oversight

  • COD phone conf
  • Ticket handling
  • preparations for TF12

network support

I have further proceeded in the IPv6 testing of DPM server and already published a first part of the outcome on the report section of the wiki on

I also have started installing and configuring both WMS server and LFC file catalogue

I just started as well to test CREAM CE and report on

software support

SA1.8 Availability and core services

  • Reviewed comments received for EGI OLA
  • Published the EGI Availability and Reliability Reports for August 2012


  • review of site certification procedure to meet requirements from UNICORE and GLOBUS
  • review of draft procedure for site renaming
  • extension of MAN01 for publication of GLUE 2 information into site BDII (work in progress)
  • review of VO registration procedure, taking into account EGI CSIRT input