Configuration variables for AMGA with the Oracle Database Backend

These are all the necessary variables to configure the AMGA service with the Oracle Database as the backend database.

There are two example files coming in /opt/glite/yaim/examples/siteinfo. The site-info.def file, containing general variables and the services directory, containing the node type specific variables. Please, remember to move these files into your appropriate siteinfo directory where you store the YAIM configuration. You can also put all the variables together in the same file. For more details please check The configuration variables section in the YAIM guide.

  • Mandatory general variables: they can be found in opt/glite/yaim/examples/site-info.def and they are described in the site-info.def variables section in the YAIM Guide: INSTALL_ROOT, VOS.

  • AMGA Oracle specific variables
    • Mandatory variables: they can be found in /opt/glite/yaim/examples/siteinfo/services/glite-amga_oracle. Sys admins must ensure these variables are properly defined according to the features of the site.

Variable Name Description Value type Version
AMGA_ROOT_USER_DN The root's DN that will authenticate the root user String 4.0.2-1
AMGA_TEST_USER_DN The test_user's DN that will authenticate the SAM tests' user String 4.0.2-1
AMGA_DB_USERNAME The backend database's username to use for the AMGA service to connect String 4.0.3-2
AMGA_DB_PASSWORD The backend database's password to use for the AMGA service to connect String 4.0.3-2
AMGA_ODBC_DATA_SOURCE Tha ODBC Data source Name(DSN) specified in /etc/odbc.ini - Make sure that it is working using the 'isql DSN username password' command String 4.0.3-2
AMGA_ORACLE_TNS_ADMIN_PATH The path that contains the tnsnames.ora file. Also known as the TNS_ADMIN directory path String 4.0.3-2
AMGA_ORACLE_DB_HOST The Oracle backend database hostname that AMGA will use String 4.0.3-2
AMGA_ORACLE_CONNECTION_STRING The connection string to use for connecting with sqlplus(see examples/siteinfo/services/glite-AMGA_oracle) String 4.0.3-3

The value of the DNs variable must be of the following format: AMGA_ROOT_USER_DN='C = CY, O = CyGrid, O = UCY, CN = Asterios Katsifodimos' NOTE the spaces between keys - values. Spaces are important for the certificates to work properly.

This can be obtained from: openssl x509 -subject -in cert.pem -nameopt oneline -noout Without the "subject=" string.

Configuration information

List of daemons started by YAIM

  • mdservice (the amga server service)

List of cron jobs configured by YAIM

  • None

-- AsteriosKatsifodimos - 18 Feb 2008

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