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Fermigrid FTP servers

The existing servers are
  • bestman
    • single server for all systems
    • file ownership remains with the group account ( *ana, *pro )
    • fg-bestman1 shares a 1 GBit port with 9 other hosts
  • experiment specific
    • one per experiment
    • file ownership mapped to user via proxy
    • limited capacity and support
      • on a shared Fermicloud host of limited capacity
      • best-effort support, not long term
      • originally intended for light weight usage by individuals
      • if-gridftp-servers are on highly shared 1 Gbit ports with 15 to 37 other clients
        • a bad match for the 20GBit Bluearc data head