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WLCG-OSG-EGEE Operations meeting

28-R-15 (CERN conferencing service (joining details below))


CERN conferencing service (joining details below)

John Shade (CERN)
Weekly OSG, EGEE, WLCG infrastructure coordination meeting.
We discuss the weekly running of the production grid infrastructure based on weekly reports from the attendees. The reported issues are discussed, assigned to the relevant teams, followed up and escalated when needed. The meeting is also the forum for the sites to get a summary of the weekly WLCG activities and plans
  • OSG operations team
  • EGEE operations team
  • EGEE ROC managers
  • WLCG coordination representatives
  • WLCG Tier-1 representatives
  • other site representatives (optional)
  • GGUS representatives
  • VO representatives
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    a. Dial +41227676000
    b. Enter access code 0148141

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      • 4:00 PM 4:20 PM
        EGEE Items 20m
        • <big>Central Grid-Operator-on-Duty (c-COD) handover</big>
          From Central Europe to North East
          Handover Log:
          Items on the C-COD dashboard were not available because I had some problems with the dashboard.

          Issues for Operations Meeting: SEE ROC transferred following case to political instances: Ticket GGUS ticket GGUS:51458 is not resolved yet. SEE ROD suggested to suspend the site. The IL-BGU has the opposite point of view. They were recommended to attend the Operations meeting on Monday.

        • <big> PPS Report & Issues </big>
          Please find Issues from EGEE ROCs and general info in:

        • <big> gLite Release News</big>
        • <big> EGEE issues coming from ROC reports </big>
          Only Russia and NorthEurope hadn't validated their reports by 14:00.
          The reports remain very quiet and this week contain absolutely nothing.

          FZK-LCG2 downtime
          Start-End of downtime [date UTC]:

          • 28.10. 8:00-12:00 ATLAS
          • 03.11. 8:00-12:00 ALICE,LHCb
          • 04.11. 8:00-12:00 CMS
          Entities in downtime:
          • Node : dcache
          • Hosted service(s) : ATLAS, ALICE, LHCb, CMS
          Description :
          update of dCache software to latest supported version 1.9.5 which is the WLCG agreed version level for T1 dCache installations during the first LHC run. KIT-DE (FZK) has 3 separate dCache installations: CMS, ATLAS, ALICE and LHCb. They will be updated one after another following this schedule:

          CERN Downtime
          Wednesday 21st October - 08:30 to 10:00 UTC the LHC database will be down:
          The following services will be unavailable.

          1. VOMS for LHC vos
          2. WLCG dashboard
          3. FCR (will remain static during intervention)
          4. FTS
          5. SAM dsahboard
          6. GridView dashboard.
        • <big>Grid Service Interventions </big>
          Link to CIC Portal (broadcasts/news), scheduled downtimes (GOCDB) and CERN IT Status Board
          Please consult the URLs above for details.

        • <big>Miscellaneous</big> 15m
          • Ratification of simplified Intervention Procedures
          • Sites that have a reliability of less than 50% during three consecutive months will be suspended, and will have to go through the certification process again.
          • Downtimes longer than one month should be exceptional and be approved beforehand by the corresponding ROC and this body notified.
          • Reminder for sites to move to WMS 3.2 (available in gLite repository). This must be done by the end of October!
      • 4:30 PM 4:35 PM
        Review of Action Items 5m
      • 4:35 PM 4:40 PM
        AOB 5m