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gLite Virtual Organisation Membership system

Functional description

VOMS is a system to classify users that are part of a Virtual Organization (VO) on the base of a set of attributes that will be granted to them upon request and to include that information inside Globus-compatible proxy certificates.

VOMS consists of two main components:

  • VOMS - includes the VOMS server and the VOMS client tools (e.g. voms-proxy-init)
  • VOMS Admin - a Java server application (and UI servlet) used to manage users and their privileges for a VO

Released version

Official stable version :1.7

Daemons running

The following daemons need to be running:

  • tomcat5
  • edg-voms
  • mysql (in case of MySQL is running directly on the VOMS server)

Init scripts and options (start|stop|restart|...)

  • /etc/init.d/gLite (start|stop|restart)

Configuration files location with example or template

The configuration files for the WMS service are located in:

  • /opt/glite/etc/config

Logfile locations (and management) and other useful audit information

The gLite log files can be found in general under

  • /var/log/glite/
  • /var/log/tomcat5/

Open ports

Possible unit test of the service

Where is service state held (and can it be rebuilt)

Cron jobs

The cron jobs can be found in:

  • /etc/cron.d/

and are:

  • /cron.d/glite-fetch-crl.cron
  • /cron.d/ccm-purge.cron
  • /cron.d/ccm-fetch.cron

Security information

Access control Mechanism description (authentication & authorization)

Be filled by OSCT team

How to block/ban a user

Be filled by OSCT team

Network Usage

Be filled by OSCT team

Firewall configuration

Be filled by OSCT team

Security recommendations

Be filled by OSCT team

Security incompatibilities

Be filled by OSCT team

List of externals (packages are NOT maintained by Red Hat or by gLite)

Maintained by JPackage repository maintainers
  • bcel
  • bea-stax
  • bea-stax-api
  • bouncycastle
  • dom4j
  • ecj
  • geronimo-j2ee-1.4-apis
  • geronimo-jaf-1.0.2-api
  • geronimo-javamail-1.4-api
  • geronimo-specs-poms
  • geronimo-stax-1.0-api
  • glassfish-jaf
  • glassfish-jaxb
  • icu4j
  • isorelax
  • jakarta-commons-beanutils
  • jakarta-commons-collections
  • jakarta-commons-collections-tomcat5
  • jakarta-commons-daemon
  • jakarta-commons-dbcp-tomcat5
  • jakarta-commons-digester
  • jakarta-commons-el
  • jakarta-commons-launcher
  • jakarta-commons-logging
  • jakarta-commons-modeler
  • jakarta-commons-pool-tomcat5
  • jaxen
  • jdom
  • log4j
  • msv
  • msv-xsdlib
  • mx4j
  • regexp
  • relaxngDatatype
  • saxon
  • tomcat5
  • tomcat5-common-lib
  • tomcat5-jasper
  • tomcat5-jsp-2.0-api
  • tomcat5-server-lib
  • tomcat5-servlet-2.4-api
  • ws-jaxme
  • xalan-j2
  • xerces-j2
  • xml-commons
  • xml-commons-jaxp-1.2-apis
  • xml-commons-jaxp-1.3-apis
  • xml-commons-resolver11
  • xom
  • xpp2
  • xpp3

Maintained by DAG repository maintainer
  • perl-Crypt-SSLeay
  • perl-DBI
  • perl-HTML-Parser
  • perl-HTML-Tagset
  • perl-IO-Socket-SSL
  • perl-LDAP
  • perl-Net-Daemon
  • perl-Net-SSLeay
  • perl-PlRPC
  • perl-TermReadKey
  • perl-XML-DOM
  • perl-XML-NamespaceSupport
  • perl-XML-RegExp
  • perl-XML-SAX

Other security relevant comments

Be filled by OSCT team

Utility scripts

  • voms-admin (server side)
  • voms-proxy-* (client side)

Location of reference documentation for users

Location of reference documentation for administrators

See user documentation.

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