Release: UMD-3.2.0

UMD 3.2.0 is the second update of the third Major release of UMD (Unified Middleware Distribution) made available for the EGI production infrastructure. This release contains support for both Scientific Linux 5 and 6 and also 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)

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:


APEL 2.2.0 released in SL5 and SL6:

  • This release provides a security update.
QCG-Accounting 3.1.0 released in SL5
  • This is the first release in UMD.
 Job Execution:
CREAM 1.16.1 released in SL5 and SL6:
  • This release implements EMI CANL for authentication and authorization
  • This release provides some bugfixes name to the need of services restart after configuring with yaim.
CREAM-GE 2.1.0 released in SL5 and SL6: :
  •  This is a bugfix release which solves some issues in both glite-info-dynamic-ge and the glite-yaim-ge-utils.
Glexec 1.2.1 released in SL5, SL6 and Debian:
  • This release provides some bugfixes to lcmaps, lcmaps-plugins-basic and lcmaps-plugins-voms. Also this version provides a new LCAS-LCMAPS-GT4-Interface version which provides an extra functionality for gsissh and gridftp, allowing LCMAPS to act on the specified desired username.
UNICORE-X6 6.0.1 released in SL5, Sl6 and Debian:
  • This release provides a new version of the EMI-ES and bug fixe for the tool (debian).
QCG Comp 3.0.4 released in SL5:
  • This is the first release in UMD
ARGUS 1.6.1 released in SL5 and SL6:
  • This release provides some bug fixes namely the fact that pap-admin ban doesn't convert DN in OpenSSL format to rfc2253.
Client tool:
EMI-UI 3.0.2 released in SL5 and SL6:
  • Added dependency on globus-gsi-cert-utils-progs, providing "grid-cert-info".
QCG-broker-client 3.0.1 released in SL5:
  •  This is the first release in UMD.    
Information model service:
EMIR 2.0.0 released in SL5 and SL6:
  • This is the first release in UMD-3. This release includes both new version of emir-server and emir-serp. From this release there is support for auto-pagination and registration of service endpoints in GLUE 2.0 XML format.
BDII-Top 1.1.1, BDII-Site 1.2.1 and BDII-Core 1.5.2 released in SL5 and SL6:
  • This release provides bug fixes and a security update
Job Scheduling:
GRIDWAY 5.14.0 release only in SL5:
  •  This release provies a new driver for the EMI-ES based on an ARC Client plug-in. Several bug fixes are also provided in this release.
WMS 3.6.0 release in SL5 and SL6:
  • Bug fix release. After update re-run YAIM.QCG Broker 3.0.1 release in SL5:
  • This is the first release in UMD    
File Transfer:
GRIDFTP 5.2.4 released in SL5, SL6 and Debian:
  • This released of gridftp among several bug fixes now provides support for default disk and network stacks, setting file modification time and ability (MLSC) to stream directory listings over the control channel.

Storage Management:
DCACHE 2.6.5 released in both Sl5 and Sl6:
  • This is first release in UMD-3. Among other new features, this release provides support for certificates with SHA-2 and a new JSON API prototype together with a new command to find out files locality.
Attribute authority:
VOMS Admin 3.2.0 released in SL5 and SL6:
  • This release provides several bug fixes and improvements, in particular for the groups management.

YAIM-CORE release in SL5 and SL6:

  • This release provides a new functionality that config_mkgridmap prevents standard grid-mapfile on both FTS and LFC.
CANL 2.1.2 released in SL5 and SL6
  • Bug fix release. Fixed a bug affecting RFC proxies.
Gridsite 2.1.2 released in SL5 and SL6
  • Bug fix release, now dash character is allowed in delegation IDs.
QCG NTF 3.0.3 released in SL5
  • This is the first release in UMD
BLAH 1.20.2
  • This is a bug fix release
LB 4.0.11 released in SL5 and SL6:
  • This is a bug fix release. After update re-configure with YAIM

Additional Details

Installation Notes
All products in the UMD 3.00 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.

UMD 3.2.0 EGI is introducing a new technology provider QosCosGrid (QCG), thus in order to install  QCG middleware please make sure you execute 1st:
rpm –import to trust their key.

Known Issues
Details containing known issues and workarounds found in EGI verification and staged rollout are collected in

Change Log
This releases includes updates for the following products:

  • APEL
  • Argus
  • BDII Site
  • BDII Top
  • BDII core
  • BLAH
  • Cream-ge
  • Cream
  • EMI UI
  • Emir
  • Glexec
  • GridFTP
  • Gridsite
  • Gridway
  • LB
  • Unicore-X6
  • Yaim-core
  • WMS

And includes to following new products:
  • dCache
  • QCG ntf    
  • QCG comp    
  • QCG accounting
  • QCG broker client
  • QCG broker

Repository URL

UMD-3.2.0 Products
ProductPlatforms SupportedProvided By
APEL parser and publisher 2.2.0sl5/x86_64, sl6/x86_64EMI
QCG-Notification 3.0.3sl5/x86_64QCG
QCG-Computing 3.0.4sl5/x86_64QCG
QCG-Accounting 3.1.0sl5/x86_64QCG
QCG-Broker Client 3.0.1sl5/x86_64QCG
QCG-Broker 3.0.1sl5/x86_64QCG
CREAM 1.16.1sl5/x86_64, sl6/x86_64EMI
gLExec-wn 1.2.1debian6/amd64, sl5/x86_64, sl6/x86_64EMI
UNICORE/X6 6.0.1debian6/amd64EMI
ARGUS 1.6.1debian6/amd64, sl5/x86_64, sl6/x86_64EMI
EMI-UI 3.0.2sl5/x86_64, sl6/x86_64EMI
yaim-core 5.1.2sl5/x86_64, sl6/x86_64EMI
CANL 2.1.2debian6/amd64, sl5/x86_64, sl6/x86_64EMI
GridSite 2.1.2sl5/x86_64, sl6/x86_64EMI
EMIR 2.0.0sl5/x86_64, sl6/x86_64EMI
BDII top 1.1.1sl5/x86_64, sl6/x86_64EMI
BDII site 1.2.1sl5/x86_64, sl6/x86_64EMI
BDII core 1.5.2sl5/x86_64, sl6/x86_64EMI
GridWay 5.14.0sl5/x86_64, sl6/x86_64IGE
WMS 3.6.0sl5/x86_64, sl6/x86_64EMI
Globus GridFTP 5.2.4debian6/amd64, sl5/x86_64, sl6/x86_64IGE
dCache 2.6.5sl5/x86_64, sl6/x86_64EMI
VOMS-ADMIN 3.2.0sl5/x86_64, sl6/x86_64EMI
CREAM-GE module 2.1.0sl5/x86_64, sl6/x86_64EMI
BLAH 1.20.2sl5/x86_64, sl6/x86_64EMI
LB 4.0.11sl5/x86_64, sl6/x86_64EMI

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