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UMD releases status

Status of the products verification/staged rollout


Now in Staged Rollout

  • WMS 3.6.3 ( all reports OK)
  • gridsite v. 2.2.2
  • glexec v. 1.2.2
  • cream_torque v. 2.1.3
  • dpm-yaim v. 1.8.7

Rejected: gridsafe v. 1.3.1 (sl5 version) IGE Ticket Issue: the RPM can't be installed

Timeline for the next UMD updates

  • End March
  • Middle May
  • End of June
  • October

Updates from the product teams

This section is directly contributed by the product teams. Please, add under your section the scheduled releases with a short comment about the updates introduced and where they are going to be released (EMI repositories, EPEL, private repositories ecc), linking external pages with these information is ok, but please add at least the expected date of the next release. It is important to discuss, within the URT, changes that may affect directly or indirectly other products. The text will be copied into the agenda of the next URT meeting, PT will just need to check that all the information are up to date. Please, feel free to alter the template if it doesn't feet with your needs.


  • Release version x.y.z Expected: 2013-xx-yy
    • Main changes: (including other products affected)
    • Other information:


  • Release 13.11u1 version 4.1.0 planned to be released mid March
    • Main changes: Adding support for Rucio, arc-ur-logger to be deprecated, previously deprecated GACL components to be removed.
    • Other information:
      • RC1 tag expected this week, final tag likely for end of March.


  • Release version w.k.j Expected on: 2013-xx-yy
    • Main changes: (including other products affected)
    • Other information:


  • dCache Release Schedule
    • Main changes:
    • new Releases for UMD-2 dcache-server 2.2.24 and UMD-3 dcache-server 2.6.20 in appdb
    • Other information:


  • DPM 1.8.8 is being moved to EPEL-test. Certain packages (eg metapackages) will go to EMI.
    • Consolidation release: smooth transition to a manageable project structure
    • Most DMLITE components are 0.6.2 now
    • Additional features required a recompilation of many plugins
    • Several stability fixes
    • New DB connection pooling in dmlite-adapter and mysql
      • Solves deadlock under load of dpm-xrootd and webdav
      • Highers and stabilizes the performance with many concurrent clients
    • Workarounds if sysadmin accidentally called some mountpoints /dpm
      • Historically impossible and still deprecated
    • Grid FTP v2 is here. Uses native DMLite, support for redirection off by defaullt.
    • DMLite Shell gives a comprehensive command line interface
    • DMLITE, DAV and LCGDM support explicit file placement request (pool/fs)
    • Improved the Glue reporting in dpm-listspaces


  • Release version: gfal2 update (v2.4.8), first release of gfal2-util (replacement for lcg_util), davix update (v0.2.8)
  • NB gfal2-util needs the latest gfal2, not yet available in UMD. This means sites connected to UMD and EPEL get errors when trying to install it.



New release of the BDII that decommissions the FCR mechanism in the top BDII.

The update also defines a new default value for the cache validity in the top BDII that is 4 days.

New packages are available in EMI 2 and EMI 3 repositories. For more details:


  • Release version:
    • Main changes:
    • Other information:


We will publish packages for UMD via AppDB at

  • UCC 7.0.1 Expected on: 2014-03-01
    • Main changes: (including other products affected)
    • Other information:
  • UNICORE/X 7.0.0 Expected on: 2014-03-01
    • Main changes: (including other products affected)
    • Other information:
  • TSI 7.0.0 Expected on: 2014-03-01
    • Main changes: (including other products affected)
    • Other information:
  • Gateway 7.0.0 Expected on: 2014-03-01
    • Main changes: (including other products affected)
    • Other information:
  • Registry 7.0.0 Expected on: 2014-03-01
    • Main changes: (including other products affected)
    • Other information:





gLite- security

  • Release version w.k.j Expected on: 2013-xx-yy
    • Main changes: (including other products affected)
    • Other information:



  • Next release: Oct. 2013
    • STORM 1.11.3 (EMI 3)
    • Main changes:
      • Mainly WebDAV issues
    • Other information:




  • The RHEL/CentOS/SL update from version 6.4 to 6.5 caused problems for the globus gatekeeper:
  • The problem was caused by updating openssl from version 1.0.0 to version 1.0.1.
  • One globus package (globus-gssapi-gsi) was identified as behaving differently when compiled against openssl 1.0.0 and 1.0.1. (It is the only one that has a requires on when compiled against openssl 1.0.1)
  • Using a recompiled globus-gssapi-gsi package makes the globus-gatekeeper work again.
  • Packages in Fedora updates testing and EPEL testing, please provide feedback (karma)


  • Release version 3.2.0, Ready to be released
    • Main changes:
      • QCG-Broker
        • SHA2 certificates support
        • Improved support for parallel and multi-scale applications
        • Migration from CoG 1.8 to jGlobus2
        • Migration from Tomcat to Jetty servlet container
        • Support iRODS transfers
        • Support for http:// http:// transfers (stage-in only)
        • Advance reservation of nodes.
        • Bug fixes
      • QCG-Broker Client
        • SHA2 certificates support
        • Configurable columns in qcg-list and qcg-rlist commands
        • New qcg-resub command for resubmitting jobs
        • New "#QCG include" directive in simple description format
        • Full support for interactive tasks.
      • QCG-Computing
        • Performance optimization of the GetFactoryAttributes method
        • GPUSCount extension element in SLURM module
        • Bug fixes
      • QCG-Notification
        • New configuration option for disabling CurrentMessages (set to true in the default service config file)
        • Updated requirement for qcg-core to the version 3.2.0.
        • Move to the newer version of libxml2 (from 2.6.27 to 2.9.1).
        • Updated the database configuration script.
        • WorkingDirectory location changed to the $localstate/log/qcg/qcg-ntf directory (in the service config file).
        • Fix: removed a doubled database rollback.
        • Fix: repaired a memory leak related with not freeing the fault data.
        • Other minor corrections.
    • Other information:

Other topics

URT to sign RPMs packages

No negative feedback from the product teams. URT release procedure will be extended to include the signature of the rpms.


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