Release: UMD-2.8.0

UMD 2.8.0 is the 10th update of second Major release of UMD (Unified Middleware Distribution) made available for the EGI production infrastructure. This release supports both Scientific Linux 5 and 6.

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:
Credential Management:
Proxyrenewal v. 1.3.35 released in SL5 and SL6:
  • This release provides a fix for the 512-bits key issues and now it request 1024-bit keys explicitly.
Job Execution:
CREAM CE v. 1.14.6 released in SL5 and SL6:
  • This release provides several bug fix and a fix for three vulnerabilities recently discovered.
Gridsite v. 1.7.29 released in SL5 and SL6:
  • This is a hotfix for GridSite, changing the default length of keys in proxies from 512 to 1024 bits.

Additional Details

Installation Notes
All products in the UMD 2.8.0 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). 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:

Change Log

This releases includes updates for the following products:
  • Cream-ce
  • Gridsite
  • Gridway
  • proxyrenewal

Repository URL

UMD-2.8.0 Products
ProductPlatforms SupportedProvided By
CREAM 1.14.6sl5/x86_64, sl6/x86_64EMI
Gridsite 1.7.29sl5/x86_64, sl6/x86_64EMI
PX 1.3.35sl5/x86_64, sl6/x86_64EMI
GridWay 5.0.6sl5/x86_64, sl6/x86_64IGE

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