JRA1.1 - EMI-1 Development and Test Plans

EMI-1 Component ARC Security Utils

This set of utilities ease the usage of certificates and provides tools their handling.

  • EMI Security Solution
  • Managed by security area
  • Part of Product Team ARC Security Utils [ Details ]
  • Component in ETICS : TBD (Anders Wäänänen)
  • Supported Platforms : TBD (Anders Wäänänen)

Set of components

  • ca-utils which holds the crl-update script for updating certificate revocation lists
  • gridmap-utils which consists of the nordugridmap utility for managing gridmap files
  • arcproxy - Powerful proxy generating tool

Features (ready)

The features in development are considered to be part of the EMI-1 release

Features (required)

  • n/a

Features (planned and/or in development)

  • n/a

Other Features (planned and/or in development)

Phase-out of update-crls : Replacement of update-crls with fetch-crl

  • Status: In development
  • Milestone 1: 12/2010 - Development in beta quality present
  • Milestone 2: 01/2011 - Tests in place for continous internal JRA1 testings during 02/2011 (JRA1.7, JRA1.8)
  • Addressing EMI component improvements
  • TBD (Anders, John, Morris) : Concerns that phase-out means out - not replacement with new developments

nordugridmap for all : Base for a common gridmap file generator utility

  • Status: In development
  • Milestone 1: 12/2010 - Development in beta quality present
  • Milestone 2: 01/2011 - Tests in place for continous internal JRA1 testings during 02/2011 (JRA1.7, JRA1.8)
  • Addressing EMI Component improvements
  • TBD (Anders, John, Morris) : Which components require this functionality?

arcproxy utility as general purpose : Towards a general purpose EMI proxy creation and manipulation tool

  • Status : In development
  • Milestone 1: 12/2010 - Development in beta quality present
  • Milestone 2: 01/2011 - Tests in place for continous internal JRA1 testings during 02/2011 (JRA1.7, JRA1.8)
  • Addressing EMI Component improvements
  • TBD (Anders, John, Morris) : Is this accepted in the community and if so who is using it?

ARGUS policy support : The integration of the Argus policies into the mapfile generator should be completed.

  • Status : In development
  • Milestone 1: 12/2010 - Development in beta quality present
  • Milestone 2: 01/2011 - Tests in place for continous internal JRA1 testings during 02/2011 (JRA1.7, JRA1.8)
  • Addressing EMI Component improvements
  • TBD (Anders, John, Morris) : Will this be in EMI-1 really production quality? (Balazs?)

Open Issues

  • TBD (Anders, John, Morris) : What is this set of tools supposed to deliver for whom and check the phase-out-isse
  • The ARGUS Authorization system will need to be integrated to the ARC Security Utils as will VOMS-SAML. The support for MyProxy will be improved. (deliverable)
    • TBD (Anders, John, Morris) Which components of the utils are effected by that?

Feature Summary for EMI - 1

update-crls to fetch-crl nordugridmap for all arcproxy utility as general purpose ARGUS policy support
ARC Sec Utils P P P P

P = Production Quality
beta = Pre-Production Quality

Status Updates and Tracking

  • 2010-11-13 : Morris (and John) request answers from Anders to the many questions above

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