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FermiCloud Meeting - 2014Apr1.txt

Minutes - Steven Timm, 04/01/2014 02:03 PM

 
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attendees: Tanya, Gerard, Hao, Hyun Woo, Steve, Gabriele, Karen, Keith (phone)
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CRADA update:
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Funds have arrived in Fermilab from the CRADA
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Discussions with Seo-Young
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Work in CRADA should focus on including KISTI/GCloud into the
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federation
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Presentation at end of CRADA time should include demo showing this
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KISTI/GSDC people plan to come to Fermilab in July to discuss with CMS
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best way to put up a tier 3, trying to arrange a tour at that time.
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OpenNebula 4.4 readiness
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Version deployed on one4dev.fnal.gov includes 
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fclogging patches and X.509 authZ patches (patched in by us, not
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in main ONE yet.)
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New features
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• changes needed to the stock template
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• cpu field now required
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• port=-1 now prohibited
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• all vnets, data stores must be associated with a “cluster’
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  May be possible to have a node be part of more than one cluster
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  IPv6 has to be specified manually
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Known Issues
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• have to modify tm_clone.ssh to get the right permission on disk.0 file 
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on the workers
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• haven’t yet tested shared storage, storage vm’s, persistent vm’s 
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Transfer managers might need further modifications.
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• Still haven’t successfully made one-context rpm scripts work to 
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initialize the network. Appears to be a problem with them on slf5
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• puppet module is not yet part of gcsopuppet puppet server. "critical path”
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Decisions:
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• what to do about x.509 authz (meeting later this week)
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• what to do about Nick’s idle vm detection code, not currently merged 
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in and will take some work.
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• Gabriele question--would Nick's work be portable to openstack?  
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The communication transport part of the IM, not so much.
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Papers and Conferences:
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• Hyun Woo going to CCGrid conference
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• Tiago still in town. Wants to help doing a demo. his talk May 27. Hao Wu's talk May 28.
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• Steve going to Cern. (how to use open stack and voms3)
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FEF fermicloud update:
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• 17 nodes now re-installed by FEF, in production in ssh-based only.
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  Christophe Bonnaud now working to bring the redhat clustering into 
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  the FEF part of puppet.
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  Next step with kernel investigation, install RHEL7 beta on one node to see 
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  if that works.
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