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Quarterly Report Number NGI Name Partner Name Author
8 NGI_IE Trinity College Dublin David O'Callaghan


1. MEETINGS AND DISSEMINATION

1.1. CONFERENCES/WORKSHOPS ORGANISED

Date Location Title Participants Outcome (Short report & Indico URL)

1.2. OTHER CONFERENCES/WORKSHOPS ATTENDED

Date Location Title Participants Outcome (Short report & Indico URL)
2012-03-26 - 2012-03-30 Munich, Germany EGI Community Forum 2012 ~450 http://cf2012.egi.eu/programme/
  • 3 NGI_IE ops members attended
  • Took part in sessions related to cloud, security, data, amongst others.
2012-04-23 - 2012-03-24 Bologna, Italy EGI CSIRT Face to Face 14 https://www.egi.eu/indico/conferenceDisplay.py?confId=812
  • 1 NGI_IE ops member attended
  • Included CSIRT activity planning, forensics tutorial


1.3. PUBLICATIONS

Publication title Journal / Proceedings title Journal references
Volume number
Issue

Pages from - to
Authors
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2.
3.
Et al?

2. ACTIVITY REPORT

2.1. Progress Summary

  • Contribution to MS115, MS116
  • On-going pro-active kernel and errata updates on all NGI_IE sites.
  • NGI team planned future use of fabric management (Quattor, etc.)
  • Continued participation in Federated Clouds Task Force
    • TCD has indicated its interest in working with the StratusLab Marketplace (partly developed at TCD)
  • EGI CSIRT weekly, monthly and face-to-face meetings
  • EGI Risk Assessment contributions
  • Security: prototype software netflow logging of grid traffic
  • Grid-Ireland CA: prototype federated classic user cert request form and prototype federated SLCS CA under test.

2.2. Main Achievements

2.3. Issues and mitigation

Issue Description Mitigation Description
Site scgNUIGie (Galway) has been suspended in March due to multiple disk failure that could not be resolved quickly. In next quarter, replacement hardware will be installed and the site will be re-certified.