Pilot Follow-up Meeting Minutes Wed 03 Mar 2010

  • Date: Wed 03 Mar 2010
  • Agenda: 85486
  • Description: Pilot of glexec/Argus : Check-point
  • Chair: Antonio Retico
  • Home: PilotServiceArgus

Attendance

  • Operations/SA1: Antonio Retico
  • Certification/SA3: Gianni Pucciani
  • Development/JRA1: Valery Tschopp
  • SRCE: -
  • Switch: Alessandro Usai
  • Cesnet: -
  • FZK: Apologies
  • INFN-CNAF: -
  • IFIC: -
  • SAM/Nagios: -
  • CMS: Claudio Grandi
  • ATLAS: -
  • Alice: Apologies
  • LHCb: -
  • WLCG (Pilot Jobs Working Group): Maarten Litmaath

NOTE: several people declined with apologies sending comments via e-mail. So the meeting was reduced to a quick sum-up and then adjourned.

Review of action items (tasks)

SA1/SA3 tasks

Status of the subtasks of TASK:12720(see them in the PPS tracker ) .

other tasks


Assigned to Due date Description State Closed Notify  
GiuseppeMIsurelli 2010-02-19 Provide a report describing the issues being faced by CNAF for the installation of glexec on the WNs.

INFN-T1 is experiencing a problem on the stability of GPFS interacting with the WN on demand system adopted locally into the resource center.
Since they decided to provide virtual WNs for the pilot, the issue is affecting consequently the deployment of the glexec WN component into the site.

2010-02-19 MaartenLitmaath edit

Assigned to Due date Description State Closed Notify  
GianniPucciani 2010-02-19 Provide functional specification of glexec tests being implemented at SRCE     edit
ChadLaJoie 2010-02-03 Provide instructions on how to preserve local policies during the upgrade of the Argus server to a newer version both in an e-mail to the sites and in the PATCH:3536

this was done on the 2nd of February
This is done now at https://savannah.cern.ch/patch/?3536

2010-03-02 MaartenLitmaath edit

Notes:

Status and results of the pilot service (by VOs and sites)


CMS (Claudio) reported that a test with glideins at KIT has failed. No schedule available yet for the next round of tests by Igor which they hope however to happen in the next days. Claudio confirmed that Igor has been talking directly with Angela. Antonio asked to notify the mailing list when the tests would re-start.
ALICE (Patricia, via e-mail), nothing to report from the developers
ATLAS -Absent . Maxim, contacted during the meeting said that he had nothing to report.

Antonio will contact them directly to remind that there is a large installation at KIT that can be exploited


FZK (Angela, via e-mail)

KIT has updated ARGUS to version 1.1 and with this also gLExec (pep client) on the PPS WNs. Concerning the CMS tests (via PPS lcg-CE): I am not sure why the CMS proxy was not mapped to the right account but I have white-listed the account the proxy was mapped to and also changed some entries in the grid-mapfile. I did not see a second test from CMS yet. No other VO has tested as far as I can see - no mapping in ARGUS' gridmapdir)


IFIC (Javier, via e-mail):

We have installed the service and one WN on two virtual machines for testing purpose and I think that extending the installation to our production site would be difficult.


CESNET: Absent:
INFN-CNAF: absent, Andrea joined when after the conference was closed. Claudio confirmed anyway the pregresses were made with the installation at the T1
SWITCH: nothing to report
Operations: Antonio


Status and results of the development (by developers)

not covered

Open Issues (by VOs, sites, deployment teams)

none

Recommendations for release and deployment

none

Decision about termination/extension of the pilot

next check point: 17-Mar-2010 at 16.00 CET

AOB

none


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