LCG tips & tricks

How to get more detailed information what happened with the job in the submission chain

edg-job-get-logging-info -v 1

How to get the list of all resource brokers for a given VO

lcg-infosites --vo lhcb rb

How to get the spatial coordinates of the Grid computing centers
ldapsearch -p 2170 -h -x -LLL -b "o=grid" "objectClass=GlueSite" GlueSiteLatitude GlueSiteLongitude

How to see which resource broker are configured for your UI?

The configuration files are VO-specific.

For AFS UI installation:


For local UI installation:


How to request for a certificate for another VO at CERN?

There is a new certificate authority at CERN at so probably the instructions below are obsolete (to be checked).

Create a new certificate request with CN = YOUR NAME - VO:

~gridca/scripts/cert-req -dir $HOME/.globus-geant4 -cn "Jakub Moscicki 2231 - geant4"

Use your existing certificate to sign the request and send it to CA:

openssl smime -sign -to -subject "Certificate Rekey Request"  -signer ~/.globus/usercert.pem -inkey ~/.globus/userkey.pem < /afs/  | /usr/sbin/sendmail -t

The original instructions are at:

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