Release: UMD-3.6.0

UMD 3.6.0 is the sixth 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:


  • Grid-Safe v. 1.3.1 release in SL6:
    •  This is the first release of the Globus accounting solution in UMD.

Client Tools:
  • Gfal2 v. 2.4.8 release in both SL5 and SL6:
    • First release of the GFAL 2.0 Utility tools (gfal2-util) in UMD.

Job Execution:
  • CREAM SLURM v. 1.0.1 released in both SL5 and SL6:
    • This is the first release of cream for slurm in UMD.
  • CREAM TORQUE v. 2.1.3 released in both SL5 and SL6
    • This is a bugfix release which solves the issue of the information provider failing to parse remote data and the wrong total cpu count from PBS infoprovider together with a dependency issue with lcg-info-dynamic-scheduler.

Job Scheduling:
  • WMS v. 3.6.3 released in both SL5 and SL6:
    • This is a bugfix release which solves some issues at both server and client level, namely the fact that the wms job purger was still updating the wms's proxy with 512bits proxies.

  • DPM-YAIM 4.2.20 released in both SL5 and SL6:
    • This new release provides some configuration changes among others at the level of the  xroot, http srm plugins.
  • GridSite v. 2.2.2 release in SL5  SL6 and debian:
    • This is a revision of GridSite, fixing the issue of two or more simultaneous (overlapping) delegation operations interfering with each other.
  • Glexec v. 1.2.2 release in both SL5 and SL6:
    • This release of glexec provides some bug-fixes and improvements at the level of both gLExec and lcmaps.
  • WN SLURM v. 1.0.0 released in both SL5 and SL6:
    • This is the first release of cream slurm clients in UMD.

Additional Details

Installation Notes
All products in the UMD 3.6.0 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 during EGI verification and staged rollout are collected in:

Change Log
This releases includes updates for the following products:

  • dpm-yaim
  • gLExec-wn
  • GFAL2
  • Grid-Safe
  • Gridsite
  • WMS

Repository URL

UMD-3.6.0 Products
ProductPlatforms SupportedProvided By
SLURM WN 1.0.0sl5/x86_64, sl6/x86_64EMI
GridSAFE 1.3.1sl6/x86_64IGE
CREAM slurm module 1.0.1sl5/x86_64, sl6/x86_64EMI
CREAM TORQUE 2.1.3sl5/x86_64, sl6/x86_64EMI
DPM-yaim 1.8.7sl5/x86_64, sl6/x86_64EMI
GridSite 2.2.2debian6/amd64, sl5/x86_64, sl6/x86_64EMI
gLExec-wn 1.2.2sl5/x86_64, sl6/x86_64EMI
WMS 3.6.3sl5/x86_64, sl6/x86_64EMI
gfal2 2.4.8sl5/x86_64, sl6/x86_64EPEL

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