Release: UMD-4.9.0

The UMD 4.9.0 is a regular release of UMD 4. It includes updates for several products, for CentOS7 and SL6.

Contact Info
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Technical Contact Info
For any bugs and issues you encounter that are not described in the release notes of this 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 and updates for CentOS7 and SL6:

  • dynafed 1.5.0 - improvements and a bug fix
  • gfal 2.16.3 - several bug fixes and improvements
  • gfal-util 1.5.3 - bug fix
  • davix 0.7.5 -  bug fixes and improvements
  • dCache 5.2.5 - new golden release included in UMD
  • APEL 1.8.1 - option to update benchmarks/spec levels using a local configuration option rather than the BDII
  • XROOTD 4.11.0 - several new features and bug fixes
  • Frontier Squid 4.9.2 - important bug fix
This release contains also argo-ams-library 0.4.2 for SL6, adding X509 to the AMS client and bringing additional bug fixes

Additional Details

Installation Notes
All products in UMD 4.9.0 were verified against EGI's current Quality Criteria. Installation and configuration notes are available in the EGI repository.

Known Issues
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Change Log
Please see the release notes for further details.

Repository URL

UMD-4.9.0 Products
ProductPlatforms SupportedProvided By
argo-ams-library 0.4.2sl6/x86_64GRNET
dynafed 1.5.0centos7/x86_64, sl6/x86_64CERN
Gfal2 2.16.3centos7/x86_64, sl6/x86_64GFAL2
gfal2-utils 1.5.3centos7/x86_64, sl6/x86_64CERN
squid 4.8.2centos7/x86_64, sl6/x86_64CERNFRONTIER
davix 0.7.5centos7/x86_64, sl6/x86_64CERN
dcache 5.2.5centos7/x86_64, sl6/x86_64DCACHE
apel 1.8.1centos7/x86_64, sl6/x86_64APEL
xroot 4.11.0centos7/x86_64, sl6/x86_64EPEL
squid 4.9.2centos7/x86_64, sl6/x86_64CERNFRONTIER
gridFTP 13.20.1centos7/x86_64, sl6/x86_64GLOBUS
Gram5 14.3.1centos7/x86_64, sl6/x86_64GLOBUS
myproxy 6.2.6centos7/x86_64, sl6/x86_64GLOBUS
python36-dpm 1.13.0centos7/x86_64DPM

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