Functional description

SCAS is a Web Service that allows client programs to query for an authorization decision based upon user credentials to access a particular resource. More information are present here: What_is_the_SCAS

Daemons running

  • /opt/glite/sbin/scas (2 processes)

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

  • /opt/glite/sbin/scas

Configuration files location with example or template

  • /opt/glite/etc/scas.conf

Logfile locations (and management) and other useful audit information

  • /var/log/glite/scas.log

  • Syslog available: no (expected to be included in October 2009)

Open ports

  • 8443

Possible unit test of the service

  • glexec /usr/bin/id (with glexec configured to contact SCAS)

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

  • SCAS uses LCAS and LCMAPS, hence /etc/grid-security/grid-mapfile and gridmapdir

Cron jobs

Security information

Access control Mechanism description (authentication & authorization)

How to block/ban a user

Network Usage

Firewall configuration

Security recommendations

Security incompatibilities

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

Other security relevant comments

Utility scripts

Location of reference documentation for users

Location of reference documentation for administrators

-- GianniPucciani - 07 Jul 2009

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