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Manuals

The EGI Operations Manuals are approved technical documents that provide prescriptive guidelines on how to complete a given task. These documents are periodically reviewed, and need to be followed by all partners (as opposed to a best-practice documents that provide optional guidelines).

Number Category Title Comment Relevant to Status
MAN 01 Operations Publishing Site Information Instructions on how to use attributes in the GlueSite object. Resource Centre administrators approved
MAN 02 Operations Service Intervention Management Instructions on how to manage a service intervention, i.e. an action which will involve or lead to the possibility of a loss, or noticeable degradation of a service. Resource Centre administrators approved
MAN 03 Middleware MPI-Start Installation and Configuration Instructions for Resource Centre administrators on how to install and configure MPI-Start Resource Centre administrators approved by the MPI-support team
MAN 04 Operations Tool Intervention Management This manual provides information on how to manage central operational tool unscheduled downtimes. Central tool administrators approved, 01 August 2011
MAN 05 Middleware (EMI.gLite) top-BDII High Availability Instructions for the implementation of a top-BDII High Availability configuration Resource Centre administrators approved, June 2011 (OMB and EMI)
MAN 06 Middleware Failover for MySQL grid based services Instruction for the implementation of failover of MySQL grid based services. Resource Centre administrators, VO managers approved
MAN 07 Middleware VOMS Replication Instruction for the implementation of MySQL VOMS server replication Resource Centre administrators, VO managers approved
MAN 08 Middleware

Publication to information system

(QCG, Globus, ARC, Unicore)

This manual provides information on how to publish to information system (BDII) for QCG, Globus, ARC, Unicore. Resource Centre administrators Draft
MAN 09 Middleware Accounting data publishing This manual provides information on how to publish accounting information from different middlewares. Resource Centre administrators approved
MAN 10 Middleware Setting up Cloud Resource Centre This manual provides information on how to set up Cloud Resource Centre. Resource Centre administrators Draft
MAN 11 Middleware  Instruction on configuring HTCondor with CREAM CE This manual provides information on how to set up HTCondor with CREAM CE. Resource Centre administrators Draft
MAN 12 Middleware  Instruction on configuring PUSP This manual provides information on how to configure PUSP with CREAM CE. Resource Centre administrators Draft

Troubleshooting and Grid Administration

HowTos

Miscellaneous collection of short HowTos which are relevant to various other documentation, procedures, etc.

Number Title Comment Relevant to Status
HOWTO 01 Site Certification Required Information Information required in the GOCDB when registering a site/resource centre Resource Centres, Operations Centres Ready
HOWTO 02 Site Certification Required Documentation Short list of documentation required to read when registering a site/resource centre Resource Centres, Operations Centres Ready
HOWTO 03 Site Certification GIIS Check Information to check GIIS/BDII published information when certifying a site/resource centre Resource Centres, Operations Centres Ready
HOWTO 04 Site Certification Manual tests Information for how to manually test services when certifying a site/resource centre Resource Centres, Operations Centres Needs work
HOWTO 05 How to publish the OS name Enter the correct values in the site-info.def of your CE Resource Centres, Operations Centres Needs work
HOWTO 06 How to publish the system architecture Enter the correct values for GlueHostArchitecturePlatformType Resource Centres, Operations Centres Needs work
HOWTO 07 How to change the Site-BDII Step by step how-to Resource Centres Review needed
HOWTO 08 How to use WSPGRADE Step by step how-to Users Under construction
HOWTO 09 How to use Federated Cloud Storage Step by step how-to Users Review needed
HOWTO 10 How to port application into EGI Federated Cloud Step by step how-to Users Review needed
HOWTO 11 How to use the rOCCI Client How to use the rOCCI Client Users Ready
HOWTO 12
Globus Online cookbook for EGI VOs
how the 'SRM type' storage services that are federated into EGI can be used as endpoints of file transfers managed by Globus Online Users
Ready
HOWTO 13 EUDAT B2STAGE cookbook for EGI VOs
how to move data between EGI resources and EUDAT resources using the B2STAGE service Users
Ready
HOWTO 14
How to use COMPSs
How to use COMPSs / Integration of COMPSs in the EGI FedCloud
Users
Ready
HOWTO 15 How to configure the Federated Cloud BDII How to configure the Federated Cloud Production resource-BDII. Resource Centres Ready
HOWTO 16
How to enable a Virtual Organisation on  a EGI Federated Cloud
How to enable a Virtual Organisation on  a EGI Federated Cloud
Resource Centres Ready
HOWTO 17
How to use the Catania Science Gateway Framework as Infrastructure Broker
How to use the Catania Science Gateway Framework as Infrastructure Broker
Users Ready
HOWTO 18
How to use the Catania Science Gateway Framework as Application Broker
How to use the Catania Science Gateway Framework as Application Broker
Users

Ready

HOWTO19
SLA validation for a VO configuration at a specific Resource Centre
Which steps the EGI Operations team is performing to state that the configuration of a given VO is working at a specific Resource Centre, and, as a consequence, considering the Resource Centre SLA compliant for the given VO/RC couple
Operations
In progress
HOWTO20
Registering a new service in GOC-DB: mandatory and optional information
Needed piece of information for registering a new service into GOC-DB
Resource Centres, Operations Centres Ready
HOWTO21
How to add URL service endpoint information into GOC-DB
How to add URL service endpoint information into GOC-DB
Resource Centres Ready
HOWTO22 How to access and use the DIRAC4EGI service This manual provides basic information on how to install the DIRAC client for using the DIRAC4EGI service, managing proxies and jobs. VO Managers and users Ready

FAQs

Frequently Asked Questions are question/answer documents providing information on specific technical areas. The FAQ provides a high-level overview of the issue and collection of links for futher investigation .

Number Area Title
FAQ01 Accounting, Installed Capacity Using HEP SPEC 06
FAQ02 Middleware Transition from lcg-CE to CREAM
FAQ03 User Renewing a personal certificate
FAQ04 Grid Administration FAQs Grid Administration
FAQ05 Support GGUS FAQs
FAQ06 Site management GOCDB FAQ
FAQ07 Grid Oversight (ROD) Grid operations oversight FAQ
FAQ08 VO Management VO management FAQ
FAQ09 VO Management VO Service Availability Monitoring FAQ
FAQ10 User EGI Federated Cloud User FAQ
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