Release: UMD-2.3.0

Description
UMD 2.3.0 is the 5th update of second Major release of UMD (Unified Middleware Distribution) made available for the EGI production infrastructure. This release introduces support for Scientific Linux 6 and Debian 6 (Squeeze).

Contact Info
For further information about the UMD, its goals and surrounding processes, and more information about how to engage as a Technology Provider with EGI, please send an Email to: cto (at) egi.eu.

Technical Contact Info
For any bugs and issues you encounter that are not described in the release notes of this UMD release, or the related documentation provided by the Technology Providers, please visit the EGI Helpdesk to make a report.

Release Notes

This release contains the following products:
EMI Technology Provider:
Client services:
EMI-WN 2.0.1-1 and EMI-UI 2.0.1-1 released in SL5 and SL6:
  • New dependencies on: openldap-clients python-ldap glite-lb-client-progs perl-dpm perl-lfc dpm-devel lfc-devel 
  • Added 32b clients for DPM, LFC, GFAL/lcg_util
Job execution services:
CREAM 1.14.1 released in SL5 and SL6:
Provides fixes for the following bugs:
  • JobDBAdminPurger cannot purge jobs if CREAM DB is on another host
  • Add some resubmission machinery to CREAM
  • CREAM doesn't transfer the output files remotely under well known conditions
  • Better parsing for static definition files in lcg-info-dynamic-scheduler
  • Malformed URL from glite-ce-glue2-endpoint-static
  • CREAM cannot insert in the command queue if the lenght of the localUser field is > 14 chars 
  • Wrong DN format in logfiles for accounting
Metadata Catalogue services:
AMGA 2.3.0 released in SL5 and SL6:
  • First release in SL6
  • Added mdservice site option for Version Information Publish
LFC 1.8.4 released in SL5 and SL6:
  • New version of HTTP/DAV frontend relying on dmlite
  • Improved gLite to EMI migration procedure
  • Improved support for load balancing of the daemons
  • Extended the maximum number of daemon threads 
  • Support for wildcards on the list of trusted hosts
  • Support for py26 on the API
Storage Management services:
dCache 2.2.4 released in SL5 and SL6:
  • Extensions to the webadmin service
  • Publishes the EMI version also for the doors
  • Configurable pool selection algorithms 
  • Support for SSH 2 protocol
  • Several third party libraries upgraded
Information model service:
EMIR 1.2.0 released in SL5 and SL6:
  • First release of the EMI service registry in UMD
Client tools:
UNICORE HILA 2.3.0 released in SL5, SL6 and Debian6:
  • Improved Debian packaging.
Other:
LB 3.2.9 released in SL5 and SL6: Bug fix release of L&B 3.2, providing a fix for previously unhandled c-ares exceptions and a security update.

IGE Technology Provider:
Job execution service:
GRAM5 5.2.2 released for SL5, SL6 and Debian6:
  • Improved memory management and process management.
  • Improved scalability and reliability
Client API:
SAGA 1.6.1 released in SL5 and SL6
  •  First release in UMD
Interactive job management:
Globus GSISSH 1.3.4 released in SL5 and SL6:
  • Customisations for the updated PRACE Tier-1 systems for PRACE users.
  • Update of MyProxy Tool that improves the user experience.

Additional Details
https://wiki.egi.eu/wiki/UMD-2:UMD-2.3.0

Installation Notes

All products in the UMD 2.3.0 release were verified against EGI's current Quality Criteria (for further information, please see the documentation links) to support 64 bit Scientific Linux 5 and Scientific Linux 6 (x86_64 processor architecture). Some products are also supported in 64 bit Debian 6 (squeeze).
Installation and configuration notes are available in the EGI repository

Known Issues
Details containing known issues and workarounds found in EGI verification and staged rollout are collected in: https://wiki.egi.eu/wiki/UMD-2:UMD-2.3.0

Change Log

This releases includes updates for the following products:
  • EMI-WN
  • EMI-UI
  • dCache
  • LB
  • LFC
  • UNICORE HILA
This releases includes the following new products in UMD-2:
  • AMGA
  • EMIR
  • SAGA

Repository URL
http://repository.egi.eu/sw/production/umd/2

UMD-2.3.0 Products
ProductPlatforms SupportedProvided By
AMGA 2.3.0sl5/x86_64, sl6/x86_64EMI
CREAM 1.14.1sl5/x86_64, sl6/x86_64EMI
dCache 2.2.4sl5/x86_64, sl6/x86_64EMI
EMIR 1.2.0sl5/x86_64, sl6/x86_64EMI
Globus GSISSH 4.3.5sl5/x86_64IGE
Globus GSISSH 5.3.5sl6/x86_64IGE
SAGA 1.6.1sl5/x86_64, sl6/x86_64IGE
Globus GRAM5 IGE 5.2.2debian6/amd64, sl5/x86_64, sl6/x86_64IGE
LFC 1.8.4sl5/x86_64, sl6/x86_64EMI
UNICORE HILA 2.3.0debian6/amd64, sl5/x86_64, sl6/x86_64EMI
EMI-WN 2.0.1sl5/x86_64, sl6/x86_64EMI
Globus-32-bit 5.2.2sl5/x86_64, sl6/x86_64IGE
LB 3.2.8sl5/x86_64, sl6/x86_64EMI
EMI-UI 2.0.1sl5/x86_64, sl6/x86_64EMI

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