EGI-InSPIRE:Sa1 2013-04-16

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Progress of SA1 issues

Nothing new to report.


  • D4.8: I am editing parts of the deliverable (mainly executive summary and conclusions), ready for external review on Monday
  • MS425: skeleton ready, draft expected by Tue next week
  • partners contacted for the preparation of the PY3 periodic report.

SA1.1 Activity Management


  • EGI Community Forum
  • Availability/Reliability miniP meeting, definition of structure for requirements gathering
  • Resource application and allocation miniP meeting
  • meeting on layout and functionality of the Operations Portal availability/reliability dashboard
  • TCB meeting


  • discussion of integration activities with OSG for the support of new VOs (GLAST, WeNMR and others) that are emerging, discussion of technical content of OSG MoU (action on Rob to produce an updated version)
  • finalization of Asia Pacific MoU
  • kickoff of second wave of EMI 1 monitoring alarms for the decommissioning of EMI1 LFC, ARGUS, VOMS
  • clean up of production VOs with problems with VO ID cards (ongoing)
  • planning of EMI3 top-BDII deployment model for ARC and UNICORE sites
  • discussion of policy needs around proxy certificate lifetime

SA1.2 Security

  • Missed last week's report while at EGI CF
  • Presented posters on Security best practice and reporting Incidents and Vulnerabilities at EGI CF
  • Talk on SVG post EMI/IGE procedures at EGI CF
  • Attended OMB meeting
  • ongoing work on Emergency Suspension - policy and procedure drafts
  • presentation at OMB on compromised certificate handling (also discussion outside of meeting on this topic)
  • SVG: 4 new vulnerabilities reported. 1 still in investigation, 1 resulted in operational advisory, 1 invalid, 1 configuration problem with RT exposing vulnerability info (Now fixed)
  • 1 other advisory updated as vulnerability fixed. (previously mitigating action recommended.)
  • preparing for CSIRT F2F meeting (24-25 April) in Linkoping, Sweden

SA1.3 Staged rollout

  • Participation in the CF 2013 in Manchester
  • Continuation of the regular activities regarding the UMD releases

SA1.3 Integration

Status assessment of Desktop Grid and QCG accounting integration. Discussion about next integration steps during CF2013. Meeting with XSEDE project to understand integration possibilities. Discussion of meeting with EUDAT to collect requirements around SAM.

SA1.4 Central tools

  • Participation in EGI CF 2014
    • Several meetings held related to Operational tools
  • New operations tests added to midmon:
    • eu.egi.sec.VOMS-EMI-1
    • eu.egi.sec.LFC-EMI-1
    • eu.egi.sec.Argus-EMI-1
  • UserDN test eu.egi.APEL-UserDN added to midmon

SA1.5 Accounting

  • Attending EGI Community Forum, participation in Accounting workshop and Federated Cloud workshop
  • Portal - new userDN publishing probe in validation phase

SA1.6 Helpdesk

  • Ticket monitoring
  • EGI CF in Manchester

SA1.7 Support

  • followup of new sites with new EMI-1 alarms for software retirement
  • follow up of RPI, sites to be suspended, top BDII A/R, Unknowns
  • EGI CF

Software Support

DMSU tickets flow Apr 7-13
assigned 15
back to tpm 0
reassigned to 3rd level 11
solved 2
open DMSU tickets status
assigned 0
in progress 2
waiting for reply 5
on hold 0

Network Support

no report received

SA1.8 Availability and core services

  • Published final A/R reports for March 2013
  • Work on setting up RA for EGI Catch all CA in Nigeria (ongoing)
  • Draft for MS425 being prepared


No meetings planned to date