EGI-InSPIRE:Sa1 2013-07-23

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Progress of SA1 issues

Nothing new to report.


  • MS427 Integrating Resources into the EGI Production Infrastructure: ToC ready and content being drafted

SA1.1 Activity Management


  • FedSM meeting: discussion of procedure, process and other artifact templates needed to improve service level management of core services
  • Federated Cloud meeting: testing of site certification procedure for cloud
  • Operations meeting chaired and agenda preparation


  • handling of GGUS tickets and ongoing VO ID card update campaign

SA1.2 Security

  • Emergency Suspension:
    • finding date for milestones (CERN and STFC)
    • Argus deployment scenario, Argus scalability, involving switch/Argus Developers, no reply yet
  • SSC-DE: Test submissions, issue with GridKa-UI
  • Global Tasks: Bids
  • Site Certification for Cloud-Providers, discussion with Tiziana/Michel/Malgorzata
    • EGI-CSIRT to check user action traceability in the particular cloud environment
  • Monthly team meeting
  • Clean-up of groups and mail lists

SA1.3 Staged rollout

  • Low activity due to summer vacation period:
    • Added new EA teams /NGI_PL WCSS) for all the QCG products
    • IGE.gridway - 5.14.0 (only SL5) entered SR.

SA1.3 Integration

  • definition of draft agenda of TF13 session on integrated operations
  • status assessment of middleware and e-infrastructure integration

SA1.4 Central tools

  • Evaluation of posters and demos for TF 2013
  • Providing support to NGIs participating in SAM Update-22 test phase
  • Discussing QCG probe package updates in SAM
  • SHA-2 probes
    • modified midmon configuration to raise CRITICAL for CREAM-CE, VOMS and WMS on Thursday, 18th July
    • participating in discussion regarding VOMS resource BDII issues at the Operations meeting on Monday, 22nd July
    • switched off VOMS tests from midmon
  • APEL and GOCDB unscheduled downtime
    • between 21:30 UTC on Monday, 22nd July and 07:50 UTC on Tuesday, 23rd July.

SA1.5 Accounting


  • Work completed testing JURA publishing to APEL, the official version of JURA for publishing to APEL has now been released, version 3.0.3 and is available from the nordugrid repository.
  • Work ongoing to integrate Desktop Grid Accounting record publishing to APEL.
  • An unscheduled network outage caused disruption to service overnight (Monday, 22nd July), no data issues from this and publishing/processing resumed. Network connectivity was restored next morning (Tuesday 23rd July).


SA1.6 Helpdesk

  • Ticket monitoring
  • Preparing next GGUS release
  • Writing expressions of interest to host core EGI activity

SA1.7 Support

  • followup of new sites with new alarms for software retirement
  • follow up of RPI, sites to be suspended, top BDII A/R, Unknowns
  • handling topics of the SAM nagios WG.
  • Certfication of SAGrid
  • Installed db server with rpi,a/r and top bdii data in it.

Software Support

DMSU tickets flow July 14 - 20
assigned 8
back to tpm 0
reassigned to 3rd level 9
solved 1
open DMSU tickets status
assigned 0
in progress 0
waiting for reply 2
on hold 1

Network Support

SA1.8 Availability and core services


  • Investigation changes needed in PROC09 according cloud sites integration