SFT Service Dash Board Notes

These notes describe the evaluation of the SFT service for the LCG production. The status is summarised on the WlcgScDash pages.

For details of the method, see WlcgScDashNotes.


Assess Question to set assessment color if not available
 Green  Service class defined for calendar periods: class C in all periods
 Green  Disk space requirements defined: minimal local disk
 Green  Database requirements defined: Oracle 10g on RAC
 Green  Middleware components defined: LFC Server, EGEE.BDII
 Green  Connectivity requirements defined : incoming on 5010 (lfcdaemon), 8085 (lfc-dli)
 Green  Backup objects defined (directories, databases): Oracle Database. All other state in CDB
 Green  High level diagram of services: See LfcWlcg for diagram


Assess Question to set assessment color if not available
 Green  Code delivered and installation images available: part of gLite-3.0.0 release
 Green  Code certified
 Green  Administration Guide available: LfcAdminGuide
 Green  Problem Determination Guide available: LfcTroubleshooting
 Green  Middleware pre-requisites (web server, LDAP, ...) defined: VDT


Assess Question to set assessment color if not available
 Green  CPU power required for application: mid-range server machine OK
 Green  Memory requirement for application: low-memory requirement - 2GB more than enough
 Green  Inventory of hardware components defined v: Specified in LfcWlcg
 Yellow  Machines on order or available: Machines on order, batch-nodes in place until available as replacments
 Green  Machines installed in appropriate location within data centre (UPS,Network) : Installed in LCG network
 Green  Database server and disk space allocated : Database backend on LCG Oracle RAC Cluster


Assess Question to set assessment color if not available
 Green  2nd level support organisation defined (who to call when there is a problem with the application or middleware) : Support teams defined in GGUS
 Green  Mechanism to contact 2nd level organisation : GGUS
 Yellow  Response time for 2nd level organisation : Best Effort
 Green  List of machines where service is running defined: See LfcWlcg#Overview
 Green  List of configuration parameters and their values for the software components : Expressed in CDB template pro_system_gridlfc.tpl
 Green  List of processes to monitor : Defined (lfcdaemon, lfc-dli, bdii)
 Green  List of file systems and their emergency thresholds for alarms : Defined (standard)
 Green  Application status check script requirements defined : Integrated into LEMON
 Green  Definition of scheduled processes (e.g. cron) : Managed by QUATTOR
 Green  Test environment defined and available : Certification nodes allocated
 Green  Problem determination procedures including how to determine application vs middleware vs database issues : Operator and Sysadmin procedures in OPM
 Green  Procedures for start/stop/drain/check status defined : Integrated with SMS
 Green  Automatic monitoring of the application in place : Integrated into LEMON
 Green  Backup procedures defined and tested: database backups and recoveries are handled by IT-PSS-Physics Databases section : BackupPolicyManagers

Related Documents

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ScFourTechnicalQuestionnaire SC4 Evaluation for a product
ScFourServiceTechnicalFactors Documentation of technical information regarding an SC4 product or service

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