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Detailed agenda: Grid Operations Meeting 30 July 2012

EVO direct link Pwd: gridops
EVO details Indico page

1. Middleware releases and staged rollout

1.1. Update on the status of EMI updates

EMI Release activities update, report from Cristina Aiftimiei.

1.2. Staged Rollout

IGTF CA 1.49 submitted last Friday 27 July, to be verified and SR this week:

  • Added ANSPGrid (126f0acf) classic CA (BR)
  • Extended root cert validity for CA ce33db76 to 20yr (IR)

UMD1.8 - should be released soon, date to be decided:

  • BLAH 1.16.6 - (waiting for the SR report)
  • gsoap-gss 3.0.6 - patch solving the incompatibility with new globus libs (waiting for the SR report)
  • IGE Gridftp 5.2.1 is ready
  • StoRM 1.8.3 is ready

SAM/Nagios 17 in staged rollout fro some time, some problems have been found - This update is need for the EMI2 WN

UMD2.1 has several products ready for release, some of them with high priority:

    • Client
    • XUUDB
    • X6
  • UI
  • Cluster
  • CREAM:
    • LSF plugin
    • Torque plugin
    • BLAH 1.18.1 (new patch from EMI2 update 1)
    • gsoap-gss 3.1.4 - patch solving the incompatibility with new globus libs (new patch from EMI2 update 1)
  • WN needs SAM17 to be released before:
    • WN torque clients
    • WN lsf clients
    • glexec

Products still in verification:

  • ARC (CE, clients and Infosys)
  • IGE GRAM5 (5.2.1)
  • TopBDII

Products in SR:

  • MPI - expecting SR report
  • LB
  • CREAM SGE plugin - expecting SR report
  • StoRM 1.10.0 - expecting SR report (new patch from EMI2 update 1)
  • IGE 5.2.1:
    • security
    • MyPROXY
1.2.1 WN in UMD-2

As specified in the previous point EMI2 WN (candidates for UMD2) cannot be monitored by SAM v15, due to a bug in the org.sam.WN-SoftVer probe. This bug has been fixed in the SAM Update 17, which has problem in the DB update.
SAM Update 17.1 should solve the DB issue, and is compatible with EMI-2 WN. Update 17.1 has been released by SAM team the last days of last week.

  • This week should be enough for the staged rollout of the SAM 17.1
    • If the staged rollout goes well, EMI2 WN will be released in UMD2.1
    • If SAM 17.1 fails the staged rollout, EMI2 WN will not be released in UMD

2. Operational Issues

2.1 Apply vulnerability patches

  • First advisory circulated: all the services have been patched
  • Second advisory circulated (related to a second vulnerability)
    • Deadline August 20th
    • Please, make sure that sites follow up this issue

2.2 Reminder: tests of UMD WN

One action for the NGIs defined during the July 16th meeting was to provide information about test performed by the supported VOs on the EMI WNs, the wiki page to use for this purpose is. A |wiki page has been set up to collect the summary of the tests.

  • Currently no data in the wiki page
  • Which is the status of this activity in the various NGIs?

3. AOB

3.1 Next meeting

Proposal: 20th August 2012

4 Minutes

Minutes attached to the indico page