LCG Grid Deployment - gLite Pre Production Services - Pre Production Coordination - PPS Current Programs

Pre-deployment Testing in PPS

The PPS helps by mandate to evaluate deployment procedures, interoperability and basic functionality of the software against scenarios reflecting real production conditions.

The "PPS deployment test activity", coordinated by CESGA-PPS is integrated in the framework of the current release procedure.

To be a member in the pre-deployment team and participate in the testing of services, it's necessary:

Sites member of this pool are requested to following the next procedure:

  • An e-mail is sent by Felix, informing a new Update has been prepared, CERN repositories are ready and with the link to the Release Notes.
  • A second e-mail is sent by Alvaro or Esteban with the pre-reports for being filled each service released in the Update
  • Each Site fill the report for the service to which is charge to test it
  • The Sites upgrade as soon as possible (not more than 1 day) their priority services (see list below)
  • Report with the result of the upgrade is sent to the pre-deployment list,
  • Pre-deployment test coordinator will summarize the result of the whole test
  • The update will be released to PPS, and a bulletin will be created with the summary reports on EGEE Pre-Production Service link.

The pre-deployment test pool is composed as follows:

SITES
Site Name Site Admin(s) Mail Contact
CERN_PPS Danica Stojiljkovic, Farida Naz danica.stojiljkovic@cernNOSPAMPLEASE.ch, Farida.Naz@cernNOSPAMPLEASE.ch
CESGA-PPS Alvaro Simon, Esteban Freire asimon@cesgaNOSPAMPLEASE.es, esfreire@cesgaNOSPAMPLEASE.es
UPATRAS-PPS Vasilios Kolonias bakoloni@eceNOSPAMPLEASE.upatras.gr
KIAM-PPS Eugenia Kovalenko kei@keldyshNOSPAMPLEASE.ru
PPS-IFIC Alvaro Fernandez Alvaro.Fernandez@ificNOSPAMPLEASE.uv.es
CNAF-PPS Danilo Dongiovanni,Daniele Cesini daniele.cesini@cnafNOSPAMPLEASE.infn.it, danilo.dongiovanni@cnafNOSPAMPLEASE.infn.it
LIP-PPS Mário David, Hugo Gomes, Manuel Montecelo pps.admin@lipNOSPAMPLEASE.pt
ITWM-PPS Martin Braun, Christian Peter martin.braun@itwmNOSPAMPLEASE.fraunhofer.de, christian.peter@itwmNOSPAMPLEASE.fraunhofer.de
     

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Each site should point the respective service to the CERN repository as follows:

For APT (gLite3.0):

For YUM (gLite 3.1):

  • All services, SLC4 EXCEPT WN: baseurl=http://grid-deployment.web.cern.ch/grid-deployment/glite/pps/3.1
  • WN, SLC4: baseurl=http://grid-deployment.web.cern.ch/grid-deployment/glite/pps/3.1/glite-WN/sl4/

For YUM (gLite 3.2):

The new packages can be found on links:

  • All services, SLC5: baseurl=http://grid-deployment.web.cern.ch/grid-deployment/glite/pps/3.2/
  • Torque client: baseurl=http://grid-deployment.web.cern.ch/grid-deployment/glite/pps/3.2/glite-TORQUE_client/sl5
  • WN, SLC5: baseurl=http://grid-deployment.web.cern.ch/grid-deployment/glite/pps/3.2/glite-WN/sl5

- Example of how to configure the new repositories:

  • Under /etc/yum.repos.d, create PPS-glite-WN.repo and PPS-glite-TORQUE_client.repo:
[PPS-glite-WN]
name=PPS-glite-WN
baseurl=http://grid-deployment.web.cern.ch/grid-deployment/glite/pps/3.2/glite-WN/sl5/$basearch/
enabled=1

[PPS-glite-TORQUE_client]
name=PPS-glite-TORQUE_client
baseurl=http://grid-deployment.web.cern.ch/grid-deployment/glite/pps/3.2/glite-TORQUE_client/sl5/$basearch/
enabled=1

- Example of how to install and configure the metapackages:

yum groupinstall PPS-glite-WN
yum install PPS-glite-TORQUE_client
/opt/glite/yaim/bin/yaim -c -s site-info.def -n WN -n TORQUE_client

Orphan Services (prioritised list)

Services in the list below are not covered. Services in italic characters are already in the production release or about to get there

Service OS
glite-SE_dpm_disk SL5
glite-SE_dpm_mysql SL5
top_BDII SL5
site_BDII SL5
glite-LFC_mysql SL5
glite-CREAM_ce SL5
glite-CREAM_ce SL5
glite-GLEXEC_wn SL5
glite-GLEXEC_wn SL5
Batch system integration (condor_utils, sge_utils, MPI_utils, glite-LSF_utils, torque_utils etc) SL5
glite-WMS SL5
glite-LB SL5
glite-PX SL5
glite-FTA_oracle SL5
glite-FTM SL5
glite-FTS_oracle SL5
glite-AMGA_oracle SL5
glite-HYDRA SL5
glite-WN Debian

-- Main.aretico - 25 May 2007

Searched: EstebanFreire

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