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General information



  • CentOS8 discussion still ongoing
  • repository frontend web pages restored as static pages
  • UMD 4.15.0 has been released ( and includes several updates for CentOS7:
    • StoRM 1.11.21 - several bugs fixes and improvements
    • lcmaps-plugins 1.8.1 - Update of lcmaps plugins
    • CERN Frontier
    • dmlite 1.15.0
    • APEL SSM 3.2.1
    • Dynamic DNS Nagios probe 1.0.1
    • Infrastructure Manager Nagios probe 1.0.1
    • dCache 6.2

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




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

  • sites suspended:

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.

Monitoring of the accounting data

To ensure the monitoring of the publication of the accounting data, one CE per site needs to be registered as "APEL" service endpoint.


Next meeting

Sept 13th