AMGA v. 2.1.2

Release Notes

What's new

There have been lots of changes since AMGA 1.3 (last certificated version for glite 3.1) :

  • New Feature
    • Added support for native SQL query
    • Added support for federation
  • Replication
    • Added support for replicating plain tables
    • Added support for replicating indexes
    • Added nosync option with rep_mount
    • Added noerase option with rep_umount
    • fixed a bug wihch user_create inside a transaction can not be replicated.
  • Authorization
    • Fixed a bug which permissions are checked in a wrong way with setattr, clearattr, getattr and find when a target is an entry
    • Fixed a bug which "rm -r" and "rmdir" do not require permission check
    • Added support for a sticky bit
  • Authentication
    • Added support for dynamic mapping from VOMS Role/Group to AMGA user/group
  • Others
    • Changed command name mkdir to makedir
    • Added s option with ls : ls -s prints only subdirectories.
    • Added version command which prints a version of the connected amga server
    • Added R option with chown : recursive
    • limitations of group name are removed. Now only charaters which should be avoided are '. ", \, :, |, at the group name.
    • Fixed a bug which a deleted group can not be removed from an ACL
    • Fixed a bug which acl_show generates error 9 when it accesses an entry
    • Fixed a bug which index is not removed automatically with "rm -r"
    • Fixed a bug that inherit option is not shown with stat and dump command
    • fixed a bug which chmod fails with *

Installation and configuration

  • AMGA may be installed system-wide using the rpm package.
# yum install emi.amga.amga-server
  • AMGA can be configured easily as follows.
#/etc/rc.d/init.d/mdservice init
For the detailed configuration, please refer the AMGA manual

  • AMGA service can be started as follows.
# /etc/rc.d/init.d/mdservice start

Known issues


List of RFCs


All the documentations are included in the AMGA manual

For the details, Please refer the following Sections of the above document.

  • Functional Description (mandatory): Section 1
  • User Guide (mandatory): Section 4,5,6
  • Client Installation and Configuration (mandatory): Section 2.1, 3.1
  • System Administrator Guide (mandatory): Section 2,8,9,10,11,12,13



-- DoinaCristinaAiftimiei - 27-Apr-2011

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