Starting MyProxy


MyProxy provides an ability to provide secure proxies for long running programs. The service runs on a the machines within the gridpx cluster.

The daemon myproxy-server runs the service. This is started via the usual service mechanisms on Linux.

ALERT! This procedure will start the MyProxy service. Where the service is running on a Linux-HA configuration, it should be checked that the IP alias is assigned to the correct server (See HaWinStatus and takeover performed if necessary using /usr/lib/heartbeat/hb_takeover).


This should be performed by the service manager on duty (SMOD).

Required Information and Materials

Field Purpose
Machine Which machine where the MyProxy service is to be started

Referred Documents

Keyword Description
myproxy docs MyProxy application home page


The procedure takes around 5 minutes usually.

Log into the server where the service is to be started as root.


# service myproxy start

Checking Completion

Check that the myproxy server is running service myproxy status should report a running process. If it is not, check the /var/log/messages file and report the problem to the 3rd level support for the grid if nothing obvious is found.

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