Alert.png The wiki is deprecated and due to be decommissioned by the end of September 2022.
The content is being migrated to other supports, new updates will be ignored and lost.
If needed you can get in touch with EGI SDIS team using operations @

EGI-InSPIRE:Sa1 2013-10-01

From EGIWiki
(Redirected from Inspire sa1 2013-10-01)
Jump to navigation Jump to search
EGI Inspire Main page

Inspire reports menu: Home SA1 weekly Reports SA1 Task QR Reports NGI QR Reports NGI QR User support Reports

Progress of SA1 issues

Nothing new to report.


  • D4.9 Operations Architecture: white paper on Federated Operations being drafted, start of external review beginning of next week

SA1.1 Activity Management


  • OMB, chairing and preparation of agenda
  • TCB, contribution about GLUE 2 decommissioning plan and proposal on mandate/activities of technical champions
  • fedSM call, and preparation of service management improvement plan for core services


  • DTEAM VORMS upgrade
  • handling of GGUS tickets
  • VO validation/decommissioning activities
  • planning of GLUE2 validation operations
  • kickoff of GPGPU working group
  • status assessment of participation to EGI resource pool
  • discussion of COO handover of activities within the operations team
  • preparation of job profile for user support expert
  • planning of glue validation deployment
  • finalization of SHA-2 migration by 01 December
  • contribution to EB discussions on handover of activities at

SA1.2 Security

  • Usual ongoing security operations work
    • ongoing handling of open security incidents
    • ongoing tracking of sites running vulnerable software
  • Attended TF-CSIRT Meeting in London
  • Emergency Suspension:
    • set up a NGI-IT instance
    • discussions on the Catch-All Argus
  • SVG: 5 new vulnerabilities reported concerning 1 particular piece of software. 3 others still being handled
  • Attended OMB
    • EGI CSIRT Compromised certificate and emergency suspension procedure now approved
  • Planning for joint EGI/PRACE/EUDAT security workshop

SA1.3 Staged rollout

  • DPM for the first time is not released in the EMI repositories but in EPEL, and this required some changes in our processes.
    • Tests of integration of EPEL repositories into the software provisioning process for UMD releases.
  • Stage rollout announcements for:
    • Storm 1.11.2 (sha-2 compliant)

SA1.3 Integration

SA1.4 Central tools

SA1.5 Accounting

Repository Since last report:

  • 2 new sites publishing Cloud records
  • Desktop Grid now in production
  • 2 sites publishing from QCG (1 stalled while we fix a technical issue)
  • A new member joins the APEL team today (1st Oct): Adrian Coveney
  • Assisting Unicore team with documentation


SA1.6 Helpdesk

  • Ticket monitoring
  • Implementing and testing feature requests for next GGUS release
  • Working on poster for CHEP2013

SA1.7 Support

  • the usual ticket handling

Software Support

SA1.8 Availability and core services

  • Migration of dteam vo
    • finished on Friday 27th September
    • Re-enabled secondary voms instance
    • Wiki pages updated
  • Re-installation of wms and bdii core services for site certification (ongoing)
  • Decomissioning of dteam VO legacy groups (ongoing)


  • reviewing, RC and RP OLA - ongoing work
  • 1 week migration of VOMRS-based VOMS instance for DTEAM to VOMS Admin
  • preparation of SAM migration plan, milestones and timeline


  • EUDAT conference, Oct 2013, Rome
  • CHEP conference, Oct 2013, Amsterdam
  • FedSM review, Oct 2013