Configuration variables for BDII

IMPORTANT NOTE!!: Updated documentation for the configuration of BDII is now under https://twiki.cern.ch/twiki/bin/view/LCG/Site-info_configuration_variables#BDII.

These are all the necessary variables to configure the site BDII and the top level BDII.

Configuration variables for site BDII

  • site-info.def variables:
    • Mandatory variables: sys admins must define the following variables. They can be found in opt/glite/yaim/examples/site-info.def:
      • CE_HOST
      • SE_LIST
      • SITE_BDII_HOST
      • SITE_EMAIL
      • SITE_LAT
      • SITE_LONG
      • SITE_NAME

  • site BDII specific variables
    • Mandatory variables: sys admins must define the following variables. They can be found in /opt/glite/yaim/examples/services/glite-bdii_site:

Variable Name Description Value type Version
BDII_REGIONS List of node types publishing information to the BDII. For each item listed in the BDII_REGIONS variable you need to create a BDII_<node-type>_URL variable node-type name 3.0.1-0
BDII_<node-type>_URL URL of the information producer (e.g. BDII_CE_URL="URL of the CE information producer", BDII_SE_URL="URL of the SE information producer") URL(*) 3.0.1-0
SITE_DESC Long format Name of your site "A long format name of your site" glite-yaim-bdii 4.0.4-2
SITE_LOC Location of the site BDII "City, Country" 3.0.1-0
SITE_OTHER_* For more details, please visit https://wiki.egi.eu/wiki/MAN01
SITE_OTHER_GRID="WLCG|EGEE"
glite-yaim-bdii 4.0.4-2
SITE_SECURITY_EMAIL Contact email for security e-mail address glite-yaim-bdii 4.0.4-2
SITE_SUPPORT_EMAIL The site user support e-mail address as published by the information system e-mail address 3.0.1-0
SITE_SUPPORT_SITE Support entry point. Unique Id for the site in the GOC DB and information system my-bigger-site.their-domain Deleted >= glite-yaim-bdii 4.0.4-2
SITE_TIER Site tier URL Deleted >= glite-yaim-bdii 4.0.4-2
SITE_WEB Site web site TIER 1 or TIER 2 3.0.1-0

(*) The URL for services using MDS is ldap://information_producer_host_name:2135/mds-vo-name=local,o=grid and for services using BDII is ldap://information_producer_host_name:2170/mds-vo-name=resource,o=grid.

Configuration variables for top level BDII

  • site-info.def variables:
    • Mandatory variables: sys admins must define the following variables. They can be found in opt/glite/yaim/examples/site-info.def:
      • BDII_HOST
      • SITE_NAME

  • top level BDII specific variables
    • Default variables: sys admins don't need to worry about these variables provided by YAIM in /opt/glite/yaim/defaults/glite-bdii_top.pre, unless they need to change the value for their site needs by re-defining the variable in the site-info.def:

Variable Name Description Value type Default Value Version
BDII_HTTP_URL URL pointing to the BDII configuration file URL http://lcg-bdii-conf.cern.ch/bdii-conf/bdii.conf 4.0.4-3
BDII_FCR The Freedom of Choice of Resources service allows a top-level BDII to be instructed to remove VO-specific access control lines for resources that do not meet the VO requirements URL http://lcg-fcr.cern.ch:8083/fcr-data/exclude.ldif 4.0.4-3

-- MariaALANDESPRADILLO - 17 Jan 2008

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