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Quarterly Report Number NGI Name Partner Name Author
5 NGI_CZ Cesnet Miroslav Ruda


1. MEETINGS AND DISSEMINATION

1.1. CONFERENCES/WORKSHOPS ORGANISED

Date Location Title Participants Outcome (Short report & Indico URL)
11.-13. May 2011 Prague 22nd EUGridPMA Meeting 1 http://www.eugridpma.org/meetings/2011-05/

1.2. OTHER CONFERENCES/WORKSHOPS ATTENDED

Date Location Title Participants Outcome (Short report & Indico URL)
2.-6. May 2011 Darmstadt/Germany HEPIX 2 http://indico.cern.ch/contributionDisplay.py?contribId=54&sessionId=6&confId=118192


1.3. PUBLICATIONS

Publication title Journal / Proceedings title Journal references
Volume number
Issue

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2. ACTIVITY REPORT

2.1. Progress Summary

prague_lcg2:

  • New central SQL server installed and used for critical loaded services (DPM head node and CREAM CE).
  • The rest (1/6 of the total capacity) of the new disk arrays has been put into production (total capacity of this procurement is 972TB)
  • The site participated in SSC5 and tested cooperation with national CSIRT.

prague_cesnet_lcg2:

  • Regular updates applied for the NGI_CZ critical infrastructure (Top BDII, UI, WMS, LB, Nagios).
  • Testing nagios integration with other NGI nagioses (for central surveillance of EGI and non EGI national services).
  • Regular updates of Czech instance of operations portal. - New CREAM CE installed for prague_cesnet_lcg2

Security

  • Regular activities of EGI CSIRT members performed, including weekly and monthly EVO meetings. We followed up the issues that emerged (Torque
    vulnerabilities, security breaches at EGI sites).
  • Coordination of Security challenge in which one site of our NGI was involved.
  • Participation in discussions about extensions of the operations portal with security features and collaborated on its integration with the EGI
    SSO system. A pilot version of the security dashboard has been made available and we're going to coordinate its evaluation in the EGI CSIRT.
  • Support and devolopment of the Pakiti system to monitor patching status. We produced tools and guides to perform ad-hoc
    monitoring, which was used to verify a site that exposed security issues

2.2. Main Achievements

  • All NGI_CZ sites have more than 90% in availability and reliability.

2.3. Issues and mitigation

Issue Description Mitigation Description