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Status assessment of GridSafe deployed in NGI_DE and discussion of integration activities for deployment of Globus resources by BIOMED
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Revision as of 01:14, 27 March 2013

Main EGI.eu operations services Support Documentation Tools Activities Performance Technology Catch-all Services Resource Allocation Security

Inspire reports menu: Home SA1 weekly Reports SA1 Task QR Reports NGI QR Reports NGI QR User support Reports

Progress of SA1 issues

Nothing new to report.


D4.8: Annual assessment of the production infrastructure. Gathering of raw data completed, working towards finalizing text.

D5.9 Annual report of software provisioning: contribution about service support (DMSU) being prepared by A. Krenek

SA1.1 Activity Management


  • Operations meeting chaired and agenda preparation
  • WLCG operations coordination meeting
  • EGI/EMI meeting on MEDIA collaboration and URT activities in preparation to CF13 an the April meeting of EGI
  • OMB meeting, contribution to the agenda and chairing
  • ISGC 2013 meeting, preparation of contributions on integration activities, participation to the CHAIN-REDS workshop (discussion of Garuda integration activities facilitated by the WeNMR use case and further EGI-OSG integration activities to support new emerging VOs requiring cross-infrastructure support)


  • Reviewed URT TOR and circulated to OMB
  • Submitted requirements for the metrics portal
  • Extended EGI project proposals
    • innovation of operational tools,
    • Open Federated Data Infrastructure for the European Research Area ,
    • Providing a Federated Distributed Resource Infrastructure for the European Research Area
  • gathering survey input about site service configuration tools and best practices
  • finalization of framework for resource application and allocation
  • finalization of agendas for CF13
  • Providing a Federated Distributed Resource Infrastructure for the European Research Area
  • preparation of EMI 1/2 DPM decommissioning campaign
  • rollback of EMI1 dCache decommissioning by virtue of the extended support calendar

SA1.2 Security

  • Gave talks, chaired sessions, ran security workshop with hand-on forensics training at ISGC 2013 in Taipei
  • Monthly CSIRT team meeting on 26th March
  • Presentation and discussion of central user suspensions issues at OMB (26 Mar)
  • Finalising poster for EGI Community Forum
  • 2 new vulnerabilities reported - 1 'high' risk and high end of high. Asked for emergency release rather than wait 6 weeks and asked sites to take operational action.
  • Other is in Risk assessment.
  • SVG monthly meeting
  • Participation in FIM4R meeting at PSI

SA1.3 Staged rollout

  • Pursuing the activities for the UMD-2 release
    • Ready for production:
      • EMI: WMS 3.4.1, Cream-1.14.3
      • IGE Gsisshterm 1.3.4, Gram5 5.2.3 and Gridftp 5.2.3;
  • EMI-3 topics :
    • Submitted all debian products to verification [1]
    • Start of the UMD-3 staged rollout activities:
      • Bdii-site 1.2.0, Bdii-top 3.0.0, UI 3.0.0, VOMS 3.0.0 and DPM 1.8.6.

SA1.3 Integration

Status assessment of GridSafe deployed in NGI_DE and discussion of integration activities for deployment of Globus resources by BIOMED

SA1.4 Central tools

Fixing CA support in the operations tools in production: The EGI policy on acceptable autjentication sources and CAs statea we accept all IGTF Classic , MICS , and SLCS CAs. That's also what is in the EGI Trust anchor distribution. The one from the EGI repo must be adopted."

  • RAL central services unavailability due to network problems
  • Switched off dCache EMI-1 probes, switched on DPM EMI-1 probes
  • Participation at the OMB
  • Participation at the ISGC 2013

SA1.5 Accounting


  • 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


SA1.6 Helpdesk

  • Ticket monitoring
  • Preparing GGUS March release
  • Weekly phone conference for discussing open requests (shopping list) on GGUS
  • Review of https://documents.egi.eu/document/1562
  • 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

SA1.7 Support

Software Support

Network Support

SA1.8 Availability and core services

  • Published A/R final reports for February 2013.
  • Volunteered to participate in stage rollout process for EMI3 VOMS service