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General information



  • CentOS8 discussion still ongoing
  • UMD 4 June update
    • ARC 6.12.0 will be included in the upcoming release (end of June)
    • other products to be included: HTcondor, gfal2, lcmaps-plugins, xrootd 5.1.1, StoRM 1.11.21, DDNS probe
  • repository frontend web pages restored as static pages

Preview repository

  • released on 2021-05-20:
    • Preview 2.33.0 (CentOS 7): ARC 6.11.0, STORM 1.11.20 and 1.11.21, VOMS 04-21
  • released on 2021-06-10



  • HTCondor-CE probes
    • deployed on secmon and pakiti: GGUS 150006
    • working on the probe for the host certificate validity check: GGUS 147386
      • With 8.9.12 installed (expected the week of Mar 15), you should be able to query remote HTCondor-CEs for their host certificate using the following:
$ python -c 'import htcondor; ad = htcondor.Collector("").locate(htcondor.DaemonTypes.Schedd, ""); print htcondor.SecMan().ping(ad, "READ")["ServerPublicCert"]' | openssl x509 -noout -subject -enddate
subject= /
notAfter=Apr 26 12:26:42 2021 GMT
    • testing the new version of the probe available with HTCondor 9.0.0


Feedback from DMSU

New Known Error Database (KEDB)

The KEDB has been moved to Jira+Confluence:

  • problems are tracked with Jira tickets to better follow-up their evoulution
  • problems can be registered by DMSU staff and EGI Operations team

Verify configuration records

On a yearly basis, the information registered into GOC-DB need to be verified. NGIs and RCs have been asked to check them. In particular:

  1. NGI managers should review the people registered and the roles assigned to them, and in particular check the following information:
    • E-Mail
    • ROD E-Mail
    • Security E-Mail
NGI Managers should also review the status of the "not certified" RCs, in according to the RC Status Workflow;
  1. RCs administrators should review the people registered and the roles assigned to them, and in particular check the following information:
    • E-Mail
    • telephone numbers
    • CSIRT E-Mail
RC administrators should also review the information related to the registered service endpoints.

The process should be completed by July 2nd.

List of tickets.

Monthly Availability/Reliability

IPv6 readiness plans

APEL migration from ActiveMQ to ARGO Message Service (AMS)

Prerequisites for using AMS

  • A valid host certificate from an IGTF Accredited CA.
  • A GOCDB 'Site' entry flagged as 'Production'.
  • A GOCDB 'Service' entry of the correct service type flagged as 'Production'. The following service types are used:
    • For Grid accounting use 'gLite-APEL'.
    • For Cloud accounting use ''.
    • For Storage accounting use ''.
  • The 'Host DN' listed in the GOCDB 'Service' entry must exactly match the certificate DN of the host used for accounting. Make sure there are no leading or trailing spaces in the 'Host DN' field.


Next meeting

Jul or Aug