WLCG MW Readiness WG 14th meeting Minutes - December 2nd 2015

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  • Local: Maria Dimou (chair & notes), Alberto Peon (T0), Maarten Litmaath (ALICE & notes), Andrea Manzi (MW Officer), Andrea Sciaba (CMS), Vincent Brillault (security), David Cameron (ATLAS), Lionel Cons (MW Package Reporter developer), Alberto Aimar (CERN IT mgnt). **** EDIT THIS *****
  • Remote: Raul Lopes (Brunel Univ.), Antonio Maria Perez-Calero Yzquierdo (PIC), Vincenzo Spinoso (EGI Ops Officer). Raja Nandakumar (LHCb). **** EDIT THIS *****
  • Apologies:

Minutes of previous meeting

The minutes of the last (13th) meeting HERE were approved(????)

MW Officer report

ATLAS workflow Readiness Verification Status:


MW Product version Volunteer Site(s) pakiti client installation status Comment on testing on CentOS7 Other comments
DPM 1.8.10 Edinburgh OK up-to-date test machine setup at Glasgow for this, waiting to complete the Atlas specific configuration upgraded , waiting for reconfiguration as per https://its.cern.ch/jira/browse/MWREADY-82
StoRM 1.11.9 QMUL & CNAF OK up-to-date n/a problems running panda jobs https://its.cern.ch/jira/browse/MWREADY-61 @CNAF
dCache 2.10.42 & 2.13.8 Triumf (2.10.42) & NDGF (2.13.8) not yet installed at NDGF n/a Triumf all OK. The NDGF verification cannot progress due to a blocking issue with IPv6. A.O.B. Can someone help to make progress with the DESY offer to test dCache on Prometheus as per https://its.cern.ch/jira/browse/MWREADY-36?
HT-Condor (condor-g) 8.3.2 CERN OK up-to-date n/a new HTCondor version released today 8.4.1.to ask for upgrade
FTS3 3.3.3 CERN OK up-to-date n/a new version 3.4.0 to be tested soon

CMS workflow Readiness Verification Status:

MW Product version Volunteer Site pakiti client installation status Comment for testing on CentOS7 Other comments
DPM 1.8.10 GRIF OK up-to-date GRIF plans to run tests on CentOS7 in Q4 2015 as per https://its.cern.ch/jira/browse/MWREADY-71. What exactly can be done now? problems showed-up with DPM-DSI 1.9.5-8 and gridftp redirection as per https://its.cern.ch/jira/browse/MWREADY-89
dCache 2.13.9 PIC OK up-to-date n/a PIC please comment on status in https://its.cern.ch/jira/browse/MWREADY-91
EOS 0.3.129-aquamarine CERN OK up-to-date n/a Issue with PIC -> CERN PhEDEX transfers as per https://its.cern.ch/jira/browse/MWREADY-81
FTS3 3.3.3 CERN OK up-to-date n/a new version 3.4.0 to be tested soon
ARC-CE 5.0.3 Brunel OK up-to-date n/a Issues in the glidein factory as per https://its.cern.ch/jira/browse/MWREADY-84

WLCG MW Readiness Software Status

  • MW readiness App v.0.3 deployed in prod. Volunteer sites managers can now access information about the packages installed at their sites and published via pakiti:
  • Pakiti packaging for Debian is ongoing

Sites' feedback

  • PIC report:

  • CNAF
  • Napoli
  • Edinburgh
  • QMUL
  • BruneL
  • CERN
  • ... other sites

Report from the ARGUS meeting

  • main points for MW Readiness:


Action items Done from past meetings can be found HERE.

  • 20150506-03: NDGF to install the pakiti client. Updated instructions here. Done the day after last meeting, i.e. 29/10. As NDGF run on ubuntu, Lionel offered to make a version for that OS and put instructions in the manual on where to find it.
  • 20150318-02: Ben to set-up the ARGUS testbed at the T0. The testbed is there, the load testing is in the list but Postponed
  • 20141119-03: Andrea M. to contact the GRIF site to proceed with WN testing via the CMS workflow POSTPONED

Next meeting

  • Suggested date is JANUARY 20TH 2016 AT 16HRS CET


-- MariaDimou - 2015-11-24

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