WLCG Http Proxy Discovery Task Force

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Mandate

  • Define the WLCG-wide standards for grid jobs to find out what HTTP proxy or proxies to use

Rationale

  • This problem has already been attempted to be solved in many different ways, none of them very completely, for example by CernVM, GlideinWMS, ATLAS site configurator, generator files for ATLAS & CMS, and now the Shoal tool for cloud proxies
  • Having a standard would make it much easier for new applications to use local http proxy caches

Members

All members can be contacted at wlcg-ops-coord-tf-httpproxydiscovery@cernNOSPAMPLEASE.ch

Task Overview

Task Deadline Progress Affected VOSorted ascending Affected Siites Comment
Implement squid monitoring based on GOCDB/OIM November 2014 100% All All Done by Alastair Dewhurst
Get critical mass of sites registered in GOCDB/OIM February 2015 100% All All Done
Implement WPAD service wlcg-wpad.cern.ch/wpad.dat September 2016 100% All All Done by Dave Dykstra.
Update CVMFS client to robustly support round-robin proxies December 2014 100% All All Tracked in JIRA ticket Implemented for cvmfs 2.1.20

Meetings

Presentations

References

Proposal

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