Tuesday, January 24, 2012

OSG 1.2.26 Software Release

OSG 1.2.26 Update Notification

Affected Components

The following components are affected:

* Gratia PBS probes
* Tomcat


This release contains the following updates:

* Tomcat 5.5.35
* Gratia-Common-Probe 1.07.02e-2.osg

This update includes a fix for a DOS vulnerability ( https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=750521 ) in tomcat.
This update also provides a new version of the Gratia probes that
fixes a critical accounting error.

Update instructions can be found on the OSG Twiki under the OSG
1.2 update instructions ( https://twiki.grid.iu.edu/bin/view/ReleaseDocumentation/OSG12UpdateInstructions ).

Additional Information
The release notes for the VDT 2.0.0p33 release underlying this
release can be found here ( http://vdt.cs.wisc.edu/releases/2.0.0/release-p33.html ).

Problems Accessing opensciencegrid.org Pages - GOC Ticket # 11521

OSG Collaborators,

Another outage with Tilted Planet, which hosts www.opensciencegrid.org, caused the OSG webpage to be unavailable. We have been in touch with Tilted Planet who has linked this to continued network issue. The affected OSG webpages was unavailable from 17:00:07 UTC to 18:40:05 UTC.

Thank you for your patience.

Please see ticket 11521 at:

Monday, January 23, 2012

Problems Accessing opensciencegrid.org Pages

OSG Collaborators,

A major outage with Tilted Planet, which hosts www.opensciencegrid.org, caused the OSG webpage to be unavailable. We have been in touch with Tilted Planet who has linked this to a network issue. The affected OSG webpages have resumed normal operations as of 19:30 UTC.

Thank you for your patience.

Tuesday, January 17, 2012

GOC Service Update - Tuesday, January 24th 2012 at 14:00 UTC

The GOC will upgrade the following services beginning Tuesday, January 24th, 2012 at 14:00 UTC. The GOC reserves 8 hours (14:00 - 22:00 UTC) in the unlikely event that unexpected problems are encountered. We encourage users to test affected services before the production release.

Server rack maintenance
Machines hosting ITB instances will be removed from the single rack currently containing all OSG operations servers. They will be moved to newly obtained space in a second rack. This move will address power issues in the current rack. No outages of production services are anticipated.
RSV-SAM (rsv.grid.iu.edu) upgrade (Take 3)

We will upgrade RSV-SAM system to the latest version. This update will remove various DB dependencies and fix bugs discovered within the last 12 month. It will also add new fields requested by CERN SAM team for new SAM.
RSV reporting

RSV-gridview reports will be discontinued. RSV-MyWLCG reporting is already in place.
Remove references to t2.unl (RSVSAM-12)

Switching from neb-koji-rpm.repo to repo/osg-release repo [METRICS-6]
OIM 2.41

ITB version is now available for testing at https://oim-itb.grid.iu.edu

Configuration change will be made for USCMS support center to switch to GOC-TX as the ticket exchange system on 1/26 (not 1/24).
Updated StaticConfig class to use Property config instead of XML + predefined parameters.
Added Event Publisher, and OIM log to publish events to GOC event server.
Added "admin" check for disabled (removed) contacts
Added sorting code for authorization matrix page
Added various authentication checks for toplogy page.
Consolidated Facility, Site, Resource Group, and Resource list to a Topology page (requires view_topology action authentication)
Moved the OIM report out of admin area into a separate menu item (requires "read_report" action authentication)
Fixed the bug where adding new contact will cause null pointer exception on contact association view. Moved some overly verbose field descriptions to tooltips on various pages
Removed Ex. assignment ID editor from VO editor
Added ability to apply template parameter anytime before render() call.
Added ability to include custom CSS file
Renamed the resource model's getAll function to be consistent with others.
Moved the help content to home page and removed the help page.
Added extra links from home page to show all entities (just to make it more obvious why they aren't seeing "all")
Removed unnecessary page titles from various pages.
Added link to register downtime & resource group from the resource edit page.
Added ability to pre-populate various topology related fields on various forms.
Made contact association view available to non-admin
Fixed the content modify flag incorrectly set on VO form.
Renamed the add item function on ItemTableView to be more consistent with other view class
Added ability on facility, site, resource group, resource, and contact page to display specific entity (for directly URL)
Fixed the button height issue in chrome
Adding read_report / view_topology actions
MyOSG 1.45

ITB version is now available for testing at https://myosg-itb.grid.iu.edu
(patched) Fixed the missing id issue on wizard control
Added experimental page which shows realtime resource events
Updated RSV status history detail so that all non-OK status probe will open detail box by default. Also hidden non-reported probe results, and sorted the probe by name [MYOSG-18]
Fixed the default timezone setting issue
No more expand button for critical / non-critical probes. Created expandable section for non-critical expired probes [MYOSG-29]
Added link to Fermilab Gratia Graph interface [MYOSG-30]
GOC Ticket 1.48

ITB version is now available for testing at https://ticket-itb.grid.iu.edu
Updated to PHP 5.3 in order to use php-amqp.
Added Event Publisher which publishes ticket create / update events to GOC event server.
Patched an issue where missing ticket group xml can crash the app.
Redesigned attachment interface and exposed it to non-admin & non-guest interface. [TICKET-38] [TICKET-39]
Updated the URL for OpenSearch destination
Fixed broken "close window" button [TICKET-35]
OSG Repository (repo.grid.iu.edu)

ITB version is now available for testing at http://repo-itb.grid.iu.edu
Made configuration changes to keep old rpms in the repo [SOFTWARE-406]
Software (software.grid.iu.edu)

correct bug in debian CAdist
twiki (twiki.grid.iu.edu)

ITB version is now available for testing at https://twiki-itb.grid.iu.edu
Installing LinkOptionPlugin [TWIKI-12]
VOMS (voms.grid.iu.edu)

Installing latest version of VOMS (voms 2.0.6 and voms-admin 2.6.1) for OSGEDU, CSIU and MIS VOs.