EGI-InSPIRE:Sa1 2013-08-13

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=Progress of SA1 issues=  Nothing new to report. 

=Milestones/Deliverables= MS427 Integrating Resources into the EGI Production Infrastructure: content is being collected and edited. The editor in charge is Malgorzata

D4.9 EGI Operations Architecture. The deliverable will be a white paper on federated operations. Work on the deliverable hasn't started yet

SA1.1 Activity Management


  • Resource allocation task force meeting: definition of new mandate and new milestones to support the resource allocation mini project. A resource allocation procedure was discussed and is open for comments
  • participation to the 16th EISCAT International Symposium 2013 in Lancaster, UK, (


  • handling of operations tickets and VO services tickets
  • review of resource allocation procedure and collection of information about status of resource allocation at XSEDE
  • status assessment of EMI-1 decommissioning campaign: only 2 service end points are left for being upgraded
  • status assessment of SHA-2 migration campaign of EMI-2 services that still do not support this capability
  • work on QR13 started today

SA1.2 Security

  • quiet week - many on holiday
  • normal operational activities
  • emergency suspension project
  • cleaning mail lists and other access control
  • updating of new procedure documents

SA1.3 Staged rollout

  • Staged Rollout announcements:
    • EMI.wms v. 3.6.0
    • EMI.bdii-site v. 1.2.1
    • EMI.bdii-top v. 1.1.1
  • preparation of new release (EMI-3.2.0)

SA1.3 Integration

  • joint EGI/EUDAT/EISCAT-3D study case will be presented to get feedback: 'Towards the big data strategies for EISCAT-3D' to EISCAT scientist'. More information about this study case is available at: and

  • followup of XSEDE 2013 actions, editing of information and links in the EGI-XSEDE collaboration wiki page
  • discussion of next steps for enabling COMPCHEM and WeNMR on XSEDE

SA1.4 Central tools

  • problem with central SAM instance for monitoring of EGI operational tools fixed, service back to production

SA1.5 Accounting


  • More sites are now publishing from the ARC/Jura accounting software.
  • A site is now publishing from both CREAM and ARC.
  • EDGI Desktop Grid accounting test successful. Now moving to production.
  • Continuing to move other sites to SSM2.0/EMI3 Apel client.
  • A scheduled network outage caused minor disruption to service Tuesday 6th August. No data issues from this and publishing/processing was resumed.


SA1.6 Helpdesk

  • Ticket monitoring
  • Implementing feature requests for next GGUS release
  • Preparing slides for EGI TF in Madrid

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

Software Support

DMSU tickets flow Aug 4 - 10
assigned 14
back to tpm 1
reassigned to 3rd level 10
solved 2
open DMSU tickets status
assigned 0
in progress 1
waiting for reply 1
on hold 3

=SA1.8 Availability and core services= Distribution of July availability and reliability figures

== Documentation == Review of procedure 06 in progress


  • EGI Technical Forum, Madrid, Sep 2013
  • FedSM training programme, co-located with the EGI Technical Forum