Missing tests for gLite

This page contains a list of missing tests for gLite. You are encouraged to add content. The list of available tests is here. A now deprecated list of missing tests is here LCGgliteTestMissing (this list was used during EGEE 2). For questions and comments contact AndreasUnterkircher


  • Test the AMGA CLI


APEL is composed of two components: the Log Parser and Publisher. The Log Parser interprets log files to extract job information and publishes it using R-GMA. The Publisher is used to generate accounting records derived from the parsed logging data.

Batch Local Ascii Helper (BLAH)

  • Test BLAH plugins for different batch systems (Condor, SGE, Torque). Find a methodology on how to test BLAH "standalone", i.e. just testing the plugin on a BS server without the CREAM CE
  • Test the BLAH plugins coming with the CREAM CE
Available BLAH tests



  • Test the srm client that comes with dCache (srm* commands)

Deployment tests

Deployment tests to be integrated into ETICS: EticsRequirements#Testing

Disk Pool Manager (DPM)

  • Testing the DPNS server via the DPNS CLI (dpns-* commands)
  • Testing the DPM server via the DPM CLI (dpm-* commands)
  • Testing the DPM gridftp daemon
  • Testing the DPM rfio daemon (rf* commands)
  • Testing the DPM xrootd daemon
  • Testing the DPM httpd daemon
  • Testing the APIs: C, Python, Perl
  • SRM tests using the srm client commands that come with dCache

Available DPM tests

File Transfer Service (FTS)

  • Testing FTS VOMS support
  • Testing the SRM copy channel by using a dCache endpoint (can control SRM transfer) and a DPM endpoint (can only receive data through SRM)
  • Testing the FTS Java API

Available FTS tests

Grid File Access Library (GFAL)

  • Create source code compile & link it against GFAL and test it.



Information System

  • Enhance the GSTAT framework. Look at the Grid Status Index page
  • Test the information system via lcg-info and lcg-infosites
  • Test the Service Discovery API


Test basic functionality.

LCG File Catalogue (LFC)

Tests for the Perl API.

Logging and Bookkeeping (LB)

Verify if existing tests still work and enhance them

Medical Data Managament


Regression Tests

In an ongoing effort regression tests for bugs are being developed. Check this link to see the available regression tests. The following list shows, for each service, the bugs that are candidates for regression tests:



  • tests for lcg-tags command
  • tests for lcg-ManageVOTag


  • tests for lcg-tags command
  • tests for lcg-ManageVOTag

-- AndreasUnterkircher - 06 May 2008

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