29 March 2021
Europe/Zurich timezone

CTA PUBLIC Migration from CASTOR

29 Mar 2021, 14:10
600/R-001 (CERN)



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  • #213 and #293 Migrate DUNE from CASTOR to CTA
  • Tue 6 April: CASTOR /neutplatform to recall-only
  • Thu 8 April: disable access to CASTOR DUNE, migrate data
  • Mon 12 April: in production
  • OTGs
  • Data challenge 3Q2021


  • See issue #143
  • nsfind: what is the use case exactly?
  • Recall to spinner space immediately after archiving
  • Any other blockers?
  • Set up a meeting to set migration schedule

Status Updates: Experiments

  • COMPASS (spinner space) #69
  • AMS: auth issues #82
  • NA61/SHINE: setting up their DAQ system + storage. No schedule for testing yet.
  • TOTEM #277. 24 tapes from public_user need to be repacked. 0.5 PB of files in EOS need a tape copy. VM with SLC5 needs to access data on tape.
  • CLIC (Dirac) - will set up a meeting in April
  • ILC - see RQF1772720

Status Updates: Backup

  • Status of encryption for CASTOR backup use cases
  • /afsmigration #282.

Status Updates: Other Use Cases

  • Repack of LEP-era data. Half-way through the 247 tapes that need to be repacked (engineering and nomad_delayed) #240
  • UNOSAT: data in CASTOR is not needed. Set up OTG and arrange to delete unwanted data (Michael)

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