Release: UMD-3.5.0

UMD 3.5.0 is the fifth 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 SSM 2.2.1 released in SL5 and SL6:
  • This is a minor released which changes the behavior of the start and abort a transaction and raise exception when not connected during send_all.
Storage Management:
Storm 1.11.3 released in SL5 and SL6:
  • This release provides fixes for security vulnerabilities that were recently reported, and several bug fixes namely at the level of the webdav service.
Credential Management:

ProxyRenewal v. 1.3.35 released in SL5 and SL6:
  • This is a revision for ProxyRenewal, which makes sure 1024-bit keys are explicitly requested from Globus, overriding the current Globus default of 512 bits. 
Globus GSISSH v. 5.3.10 released SL6:
  • This release it incorporate changes from the standard openssh package and its now SHA-2 compliant. 
Information Model:
LB 4.0.12-1 released in both SL5 and SL6:
  • This is a maintenance release of L&B which provides some fixes for packaging, rare memory handling issues, permissions for integration with CREAM, and improvements in the reliability of the Site Notification Keeper.
Job Scheduling:
QCG BROKER v. 3.2.0 released in SL5 and SL6:
  • This release provides support for SHA2 certificates together with support for iRODS, http transfer and an extension in GetFactoryAttributes method in order to support SLURM. There also an enhancement of the support for parallel and multi-scale applications.
Dpm-Yaim v. 4.2.17 released in both sl5 and sl6:
  • This is a maintenance release to address some specific problems related with dpm-xroot and dav filesystem configuration. 
GridSite v. 2.2.1 release in both Sl5 and SL6:
  • This is a revision of GridSite, turning off server-side TLS tickets support, which has been turned on by default since OpenSSL 1.0. 
APEL PARSER  v. 2.2.1 released in SL5 and SL6:
  • This is a minor release which introduces some small tuning like the catch for xml parser exceptions to fix db loader crash or the way SLURM parser handles the time unit prefixes. 
BLAH v. 1.20.4 released in Sl5 and Sl6:
  • This released provides a fix for the MPI support for SLURM jobs.
CanL v. 2.2.1 released in SL5, SL6 and debian:
  • This revision contains library dependencies cleanups, warnings fixes, and improved packaging together with  bug-fix, related to key usage extension value in proxy certificates created with the library.

Additional Details

Installation Notes
All products in the UMD 3.5.0 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:

Change Log

This releases includes updates for the following products:
  • Apel parser
  • Apel ssm
  • Blah
  • CnaL
  • Dpm-Yaim 
  • Gridsite
  • Qcg-broker
  • Qcg-broker-client
  • Lb
  • ProxyRenewal
  • Storm

Repository URL

UMD-3.5.0 Products
ProductPlatforms SupportedProvided By
QCG-Broker 3.2.0sl5/x86_64, sl6/x86_64QCG
QCG-Broker-client 3.2.0sl5/x86_64, sl6/x86_64QCG
Globus GSISSH 5.3.10sl6/x86_64IGE
BLAH 1.24.0sl5/x86_64, sl6/x86_64EMI
APEL parser 2.2.1sl5/x86_64, sl6/x86_64EMI
APEL SSM 2.1.1sl5/x86_64, sl6/x86_64EMI
LB 4.0.12sl5/x86_64, sl6/x86_64EMI
CANL 2.2.1debian6/amd64, sl5/x86_64, sl6/x86_64EMI
StoRM 1.11.3sl5/x86_64, sl6/x86_64EMI
glite-proxyrenewal 2.1.3sl5/x86_64, sl6/x86_64EMI
GridSite 2.2.1debian6/amd64, sl5/x86_64, sl6/x86_64EMI
Globus GridFTP 5.2.5sl5/x86_64, sl6/x86_64IGE
globus-gridftp-32 5.2.5sl6/x86_64EPEL
Globus GRAM5 5.2.5sl5/x86_64, sl6/x86_64IGE
GSI-SSHTerm 2.0.0sl5/x86_64, sl6/x86_64IGE

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