Install Or Upgrade the Server


  • Tested on SLF6, assumed to work on other RH 6 based distributions
  • Currently installed and upgraded via HTC owned puppet scripts on,, and machines
  • A non-puppetized upgrade can be done in 3 steps on fifebatch-dev:
    • disable puppet
    • edit config files
    • yum --enablerepo jobsub upgrade jobsub

Yum Repositories

Config Files

Git Repo for New or Changed Config Files

  • git clone ssh:///cvs/projects/discompsupp-usdc_scripts
  • cd jobsub
  • config files to be installed as part of RIT will be tagged with RIT number

Config File Locations and Descriptions

  • /opt/jobsub/server/conf/jobsub.ini
    • main configuration file for jobsub server
  • /etc/httpd/conf.d/jobsub_api.conf
    • main configuration file for cherrypy engine that hosts jobsub server on port 8443
  • /var/www/html/cigetcertopts.txt
    • cigetcert options to jobsub_client needed for myproxy authentication
  • /etc/httpd/conf.d/ssl.conf
    • needed to serve cigetcertopts.txt on port 43
  • /etc/lcmaps.db and /etc/lcmaps/lcmaps.db
    • needed for lcmaps to authenticate correctly to gums
  • /etc/sudoers
    • must contain line: rexbatch ALL=(ALL) NOPASSWD:SETENV: /opt/jobsub/server/webapp/jobsub_priv *
  • /etc/sysconfig/httpd
    • must contain line: export OPENSSL_ALLOW_PROXY_CERTS=1

Other Important Files

  • Logfiles. Live in /var/log/jobsub/ directory
    • error.log -> the only one you should need to monitor, ideally
    • condor_commands.log
    • submit.log ->
    • condor_superuser.log
    • krbrefresh.log
    • fill_jobsub_history.log
    • jobsub_preen.log
    • debug.log -> a large log of everything
  • /fife/local/scratch/uploads
    • user stdout,stderr, and condor log files end up here
  • /var/lib/jobsub/creds
    • user proxies, kerberos credentials, and other