EGI-InSPIRE:Sa1 2014-03-04

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Progress of SA1 issues

Nothing new to report.


  • MS129 Quarterly Report - PM46
  • D4.10 Annual Report on the EGI Production Infrastructure. - PM47

SA1.1 Activity Management


  • JAR1 meeting
  • Fed cloud call
  • OMB
  • Biovel EGI call


  • Follow up with the DIRAC pilot requirements
  • handling of GGUS tickets
  • VO validation/decommissioning activities
  • GGUS SU QoS declaration campaign
  • preparing EMI2 decommission campaign
  • coordinating task handover after PY4
  • Review of MoU with China ROC

SA1.2 Security

  • usual ongoing operational duties tracking incidents and vulnerabilities
  • production of and presentation of Cloud provider questionnaires at OMB
  • planning security events at ISGC2014 and EGI CF
  • ongoing work on monitoring and emergency suspension

SA1.3 Staged rollout

SA1.3 Integration

  • QCG, ARC, UNICORE, Globus accounting campaign
  • discussing with XSEDE next integrations steps

SA1.4 Central tools

  • ActiveMQ brokers migration
    • broker network reconfigured to include two new instance on Thursday February 27th
    • GOCDBv5.2 was released on February 26th. This version adds an extensibility mechanism which allows Services, ServiceGroups and Sites to be extended using custom key-value pairs (following the GLUE2 extensibility mechanism).
  • ops-monitor
  • SAM Update-22 campaign
    • tracking issues with ngi.SAM instances in GOCDB continued: SAM in GOCDB
    • current status is 80% done:
      • Update-22: 38
      • Update-19: 5
      • Unavailable: 4
  • Meetings
    • OMB on Thursday February 27th - presented the status of ActiveMQ brokers & SAM migration
    • BioVel meeting - participation in discussion about SAM monitoring system

SA1.5 Accounting



ARC, QCG, Unicore, Globus campaign

QCG: There are 9 QCG services registered at 7 sites, 6 in Poland and 1 in Byelorusse. Of these, 3 are publishing to APEL. Of the 6 others, 3 are at PNSC which I would expect to be active.

Globus: We still haven't fully tested the Globus solution. I have contacted Helmut asking him to kickstart the work again. I have yet to push for better documentation.

Unicore: I approached Juelich to be the first Unicore test site.

SA1.6 Helpdesk

  • Implementation and testing of CMS integration into GGUS
  • GGUS release
  • Ticket monitoring

SA1.7 Support

  • The usual dashboard work and ticket handling.

Software Support

SA1.8 Availability and core services

  • A/R recalculations handled and publication of results for Feb 2014 (ongoing)
  • Communications with RA in Albania regarding EGI catch all CA


nothing to report