For several years, the GridKa Tier-1 center, the Large Scale Data Facility and other infrastructures at KIT have been using Puppet and Foreman for configuration management and machine deployment.
We will present our experiences, the workflows that are used and our current efforts to establish a completely integrated system for all our infrastructures based on Katello.
The token renewal service (TRS) has been used at SLAC National Accelerator
Laboratory since the late 1990s. In 2018 it was found to be lacking in some
critical areas (encryption types used and other basic mechanism would no
longer be available for post Red Hat 6 systems.)
1-to-1 replacement areas:
Running Batch Jobs:
Our local solution to batch jobs (LSF): The need for TRS was already...