Pool Allocation For Providers

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EGI Resource Allocation menu:

In order to proceed with resource allocation process, the resource pools have to be created in the system.

Resource Provider can create the pool in resource allocation tool e-GRANT.

1. Log in to e-GRANT.

  • Go to e-GRANT tool
  • Choose option: "Log in through GOCDB" (Resource Provider should have NGI Manager or Site Manager Role in GOCDB)

2. Choose "Pool" on top-left menu.

3. Choose "Create new pool" on top-right corner.

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4. Set general pool properties

  • Pool Type (free hand, right to revoke, negotiation)More information
  • Quality of Service (Opportunistic, Time allocation, Reservation) More information
  • Local Polices (information about supported middlewares is required)
  • Select Entity (site which will deliver resources)

When ready, click on "Save" button

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5. Edit pool details (all metrics should be filled in)

  • Enter start and end dates when pool will be available in the system
  • Set basic metrics.

There is (i) info context help, but you can also check Resource Allocation Metrics Description page

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5a. If you choose "Opportunistic" quality of service type, you will have 2 additional metrics

(total time/ total storage should be equal to opporrtunistic time/storage metric)

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6. When ready, choose "Save pool" button.

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7. The new pool should be visible in the "Pool" list

8. Please, inform EGI RA Operations team that the new pool has been added via resource-allocation-support AT mailman.egi.eu