Release: UMD-2.3.1

Description
UMD 2.3.1 is a revision of  UMD 2.3.0 (Unified Middleware Distribution) release made available for the EGI production infrastructure.

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:
Storage services:
DPM 1.8.5 released in both SL5 and SL6:
  • Publishing of GLUE2 information
  • New information system endpoints for xroot and webdav
  • Updated set of nagios plugins
  • Now the check_gridftp_tranfer probe counts the number of gridftp transfer failures
  • Minor bug fixes in several probes
DCACHE 2.2.5
  • New dcap-2.47.7-1 lib which fixes the issue on which the use of limited proxies resulted in gsi dcap getting stuck on client side. 
Authentication:
GRIDSITE 1.7.24 released in both SL5 and SL6:
  • Affects CREAM and WN
  • Bugfix release, addressing a memory leak in function CreateProxyRequest.
Metadata Catalogue services:
LFC 1.8.5 released in both SL5 and SL6:
  • Publishing of GLUE2 information
  • New information system endpoints for xroot and webdav
  • Updated set of nagios plugins
  • Now the check_gridftp_tranfer probe counts the number of gridftp transfer failures
  • Minor bug fixes in several probes
IGE Technology Provider:
File Transfer and File Access:
GRIDFTP 5.2.2 release in SL5, SL6 and Debian:
  • New support for default disk and network stacks: globus-gridftp-server options -dc-default and -fs-default. 
  • Several bug fixes
  • Added server support for setting file modification time.
  • Added ability (MLSC) to stream directory listings over the control channel.

Additional Details
https://wiki.egi.eu/wiki/UMD-2:UMD-2.3.1

Installation Notes

All products in the UMD 2.3.1 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-2.3.1

Change Log

This release introduces the following updates for the UMD2 distribution:
  • EMI GRIDSITE 1.7.24
  • EMI LFC 1.8.5
  • EMI DPM 1.8.5
  • EMI DCACHE 2.2.5 
  • IGE GRIDFTP 5.2.2

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

UMD-2.3.1 Products
ProductPlatforms SupportedProvided By
Globus GridFTP 5.2.2debian6/amd64, sl5/x86_64, sl6/x86_64IGE
gridsite 1.7.24sl5/x86_64, sl6/x86_64EMI
DPM 1.8.5sl5/x86_64, sl6/x86_64EMI
LFC 1.8.5sl5/x86_64, sl6/x86_64EMI
dCache 2.2.5sl5/x86_64, sl6/x86_64EMI
UMD-2 Repository Configuration 2.0.1sl5/x86_64, sl6/x86_64EGI

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