EGI-InSPIRE:Sa1 2013-07-09

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Progress of SA1 issues

(SA1) PQ11: NGI operations sustainability Results of a survey on the federation of NGI services opened in June are being collected.


MS431 Deployed Middleware Support Unit Operations procedures: external reviews received, authors contacted to solicit progress to produce a new version

MS427 Integrating Resources into the EGI Production infrastructure: ToC being discussed

SA1.1 Activity Management


  • Operations meeting, chaired and agenda preparation
  • Federated cloud meeting
  • WeNMR meeting on XSEDE integration activities
  • WLCG operations meeting


  • 'Updating VO ID cards' campaign and decommission of obsoleted VOs
  • ops VO management
  • Reviewed MoU with OSG
  • Circulated broadcast with the StoRM retirement calendar
  • status review of South Africa integration process
  • finalization of TF13 programme - core infrastructure track, contributors contacted to draft session agendas
  • preparation of July OMB agenda
  • integration of operations tests into the operations dashboard
  • status assessment
  • preparation of task descriptions for re-rebidding of global tasks

SA1.2 Security

  • usual ongoing routine business
  • cleaning various CSIRT groups and mail lists
  • work on emergency suspension design
  • preparation of ARGUS deployment programme to enforce the policy on central user emergency suspension

SA1.3 Staged rollout

  • Regular stage rollout activities.
    • New components into SR:
      • IGE.globus-default-security - 5.2.4
    • Components moved into UMD store:
      • IGE.globus-gridftp - 5.2.4

SA1.3 Integration

  • ongoing work on Cloud site certification
  • requirements gathering of EUDAT requirements for monitoring (SAM)
  • requirements gathering of PRACE Requirements for registration of services (GOCDB)
  • ongoing South Africa Grid integration

SA1.4 Central tools

  • A new version of GOCDBv5 has been deployed for testing (
  • StoRM EMI-1 test added to midmon on Monday.
  • Tracking down progress of User DN publishing probe.

SA1.5 Accounting



SA1.6 Helpdesk

  • Ticket monitoring
  • preparing next release and implementing feature requests
  • weekly phone conference for discussing features and requests to be implemented
  • discussions on further development of GGUS
  • prepared slides for next GGUS-AB meeting

SA1.7 Support

Software Support

DMSU tickets flow June 30 -July 6
assigned 7
back to tpm 0
reassigned to 3rd level 3
solved 2
open DMSU tickets status
assigned 0
in progress 0
waiting for reply 4
on hold 1

Network Support

  • Preparation of eduPERT training at TF13
  • Discussion of followup of IPv6 coordination activities

SA1.8 Availability and core services


Setup of catch all services for support of DRIHM testing activities


  • XSEDE 2013, July 2013 (San Diego)
  • FedSM meeting, August 2013 (Helsinki)
  • ENVRI meeting, September 2013 (Clermont Ferrand)
  • EGI Technical Forum 2013