CMS Computing at INFN Trieste


Following gives access to local installations of CMSSW, Crab and EGEE UI
  • source source /afs/
  • source source /afs/
  • source source /afs/

Our resources

  • 2 farm batch nodes
  • A node for interactive activities
  • service server to run FroNtier (squid) and PhEDEx
  • cms disk on global NAS: /cms/...
  • cms disk on GPFS: /gpfs/cms/...
  • cms scratch on GPFS: /scratch/cms/....

Access to Resources


  • use local UI or CERN UI to submit to grid
  • local grid site: INFN-TS, is a Tier3 in CMS, named T3_IT_Trieste

Local farm

  • need to be logged on a farm node to submit jobs using LSF
  • login with ssh (or ssh, ssh
  • CMS disk space is on GPFS under /gpfs/cms
  • user's space is in /gpfs/cms/users/
  • queues
    • default queue (normal) is the one to use in general
    • ts_cms is reserved to cms users, but little resources
    • cms for cms jobs cominig via grid
    • useful commands: bsub, bqueues, bjobs, bpeek

Local disks

  • for /cms & /gpfs/cms & /afs/ ask Giuseppe Della Ricca




  • log on as user dbfront (ask Benigno or Stefano for password)
  • look at AAAREADME (accessible on any host since home directory is shared)


  • log on as user phedex (ask Benigno or Stefano for password)
  • To start service(s):
    • Master -config ./SITECONF/T3_IT_Trieste/PhEDEx/Config.Dev start
    • Master -config ./SITECONF/T3_IT_Trieste/PhEDEx/Config.Debug start
    • Master -config ./SITECONF/T3_IT_Trieste/PhEDEx/Config.Prod start
  • To stop service(s):
    • Master -config ./SITECONF/T3_IT_Trieste/PhEDEx/Config.Dev stop
    • Master -config ./SITECONF/T3_IT_Trieste/PhEDEx/Config.Debug stop
    • Master -config ./SITECONF/T3_IT_Trieste/PhEDEx/Config.Prod stop

-- StefanoBelforte - 20 Jul 2008

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