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r16 - 06 Mar 2019 - 09:05  _2fC_3dUK_2fO_3deScience_2fOU_3dBirmingham_2fL_3dParticlePhysics_2fCN_3dmark_20slater?

Welcome to the 1 web Software Guide to the local Linux system WebPageModificationGuide Guide to modifying webpages on the EP group website RootTips...
SL5WN
r17 - 07 Jun 2018 - 14:40  _47C_61UK_47O_61eScience_47OU_61Birmingham_47L_61ParticlePhysics_47CN_61mark_32slater?

Installing SL5 on the Birmingham Worker Nodes The aim of this project is to install SL5 on the Birmingham Worker Nodes. The plan is as follows: Move one worker...
Modifying EP Group web pages About the website The website uses Cascading Style Sheets (CSS) to help ensure that pages created by different authors have a more...
EdinburghGangaTutorial
r8 - 02 Dec 2015 - 08:50  _47C_61UK_47O_61eScience_47OU_61Birmingham_47L_61ParticlePhysics_47CN_61mark_32slater?

PLEASE NOTE: This guide is very out of date. Please see https://twiki.cern.ch/twiki/bin/view/AtlasComputing/FullGangaAtlasTutorial instead Introduction This tutorial...
BirminghamTestRigSetup
NEW - 29 May 2015 - 16:17  _47C_61UK_47O_61eScience_47OU_61Birmingham_47L_61ParticlePhysics_47CN_61mark_32slater?

Creating the Master NFS Node Install with a typical SL6 Non PAE i686 kernel. This will make setup of the other machines a lot easier! Ensure in TDAQ puppet script...
LocalGridJournal
r14 - 01 May 2013 - 17:33  _47C_61UK_47O_61eScience_47OU_61Birmingham_47L_61ParticlePhysics_47CN_61mark_32slater?

Local Grid Journal 2013 This is a reverse order diary of events, without retrospective editing (so keep it raw and short, max ~ 3 lines). See other pages like LocalGridInternals...
S4810Init
r18 - 29 Apr 2013 - 17:35  _47C_61UK_47O_61eScience_47OU_61Birmingham_47L_61ParticlePhysics_47CN_61lawrence_32lowe?

Initialising a Dell Force10 S4810 switch A S4810 switch does not come configured, so needs to be configured even to act as a layer 2 switch. To quote the manual, initially...
LocalGridTopics
r10 - 09 Jan 2013 - 14:45  _47C_61UK_47O_61eScience_47OU_61Birmingham_47L_61ParticlePhysics_47CN_61lawrence_32lowe?

LocalGridInternals LocalGridJournal and LocalGridJournal2012 and LocalGridJournal2011 and LocalGridJournal2010 and LocalGridJournal2009 LocalGridLogs...
LocalGridJournal2011
r3 - 09 Jan 2013 - 14:44  _47C_61UK_47O_61eScience_47OU_61Birmingham_47L_61ParticlePhysics_47CN_61lawrence_32lowe?

Local Grid Journal 2011 This is a reverse order diary of events, without retrospective editing (so keep it raw and short, max ~ 3 lines). See other pages like LocalGridInternals...
LocalGridJournal2010
r3 - 09 Jan 2013 - 14:44  _47C_61UK_47O_61eScience_47OU_61Birmingham_47L_61ParticlePhysics_47CN_61lawrence_32lowe?

Local Grid Journal 2010 This is a reverse order diary of events, without retrospective editing (so keep it raw and short, max ~ 3 lines). See other pages like LocalGridInternals...
LocalGridJournal2012
r27 - 08 Jan 2013 - 15:52  _47C_61UK_47O_61eScience_47OU_61Birmingham_47L_61ParticlePhysics_47CN_61lawrence_32lowe?

Local Grid Journal 2012 This is a reverse order diary of events, without retrospective editing (so keep it raw and short, max ~ 3 lines). See other pages like LocalGridInternals...
LocalPrepFedora17
r5 - 07 Jan 2013 - 16:33  _47C_61UK_47O_61eScience_47OU_61Birmingham_47L_61ParticlePhysics_47CN_61lawrence_32lowe?

Installing Fedora from scratch In our normal high availability setup, we don`t install a new operating system on every PC using the provided standard anaconda method...
DellC6145Init
r24 - 23 Nov 2012 - 15:22  _47C_61UK_47O_61eScience_47OU_61Birmingham_47L_61ParticlePhysics_47CN_61lawrence_32lowe?

Preparing Dell C6145 units for first use Ordering I ordered our Dell C6145 units using the usual Dell configurator screens. I had chosen the two motherboard version...
AutomaticBlacklisting
r2 - 25 Oct 2012 - 14:52  _47C_61UK_47O_61eScience_47OU_61Birmingham_47L_61ParticlePhysics_47CN_61mark_32slater?

Setting up an Automatic Blacklisting Service Requirements Machine to run the service on Working Grid UI setup on this machine Ganga installed and...
NonLHCVOSupport
NEW - 23 Oct 2012 - 14:28  _47C_61UK_47O_61eScience_47OU_61Birmingham_47L_61ParticlePhysics_47CN_61mark_32slater?

A Guide for Non LHC Users of the Grid Here are a set of links/docs that is aimed to help non LHC VO members get the most out of the grid. Middleware Links Steps...
CreatingNewVO
NEW - 26 Sep 2012 - 16:45  _47C_61UK_47O_61eScience_47OU_61Birmingham_47L_61ParticlePhysics_47CN_61mark_32slater?

Steps to Setup a New VO Through GridPP (Neurogrid example) This page goes through the setting up of the incf.neurogrid.org VO for the INCF in order for them to start...
LocalGridRaidFormat
r4 - 27 Apr 2012 - 13:52  _47C_61UK_47O_61eScience_47OU_61Birmingham_47L_61ParticlePhysics_47CN_61lawrence_32lowe?

Initialising new Local Grid RAID Putting a GPT partition table on each RAID lun When you are creating a single file system on a whole RAID lun, it`s not strictly...
FullClusterSetup
r4 - 04 Jan 2012 - 14:44  _47C_61UK_47O_61eScience_47OU_61Birmingham_47L_61ParticlePhysics_47CN_61mark_32slater?

Full Cluster Setup This document will go through the setup and management of the BHAM grid cluster from scratch. Setting up the Master Node A single service node...
LocalGridBonding
r5 - 06 Oct 2011 - 15:01  _47C_61UK_47O_61eScience_47OU_61Birmingham_47L_61ParticlePhysics_47CN_61lawrence_32lowe?

Local Grid Bonding General DPM performance issues The data that can be read/written from a disk pool node is limited by several factors: the speed that data...
LocalGridMachines
r41 - 12 May 2011 - 13:59  _47C_61UK_47O_61eScience_47OU_61Birmingham_47L_61ParticlePhysics_47CN_61lawrence_32lowe?

Local Grid Machines A database of useful information related to the Birmingham Grid Machines. Physical Machines Name Arch Prod? IP MAC OS...
SamsungN150Plus
r3 - 25 Mar 2011 - 17:11  _47C_61UK_47O_61eScience_47OU_61Birmingham_47L_61ParticlePhysics_47CN_61lawrence_32lowe?

Samsung N150 Plus netbook for Windows and Linux Quick look at the hardware The N150 Plus comes with 10 inch screen resolution 1024x600, 250 GB disk, Intel Atom N...
GridLinks
r28 - 24 Feb 2011 - 13:32  _47C_61UK_47O_61eScience_47OU_61Birmingham_47L_61ParticlePhysics_47CN_61christopher_32curtis?

Grid Links A list of useful links related to Grid Operations Three Most important links Nagios UKI wide Nagios monitoring. Accounting Portal Useful...
LocalGridCookbook
r12 - 07 Feb 2011 - 13:37  _47C_61UK_47O_61eScience_47OU_61Birmingham_47L_61ParticlePhysics_47CN_61christopher_32curtis?

Local Grid Cookbook A How To guide on installing, monitoring and maintaining new Grid nodes at Birmingham. Solving key problems Most problems can be solved by doing...
GridFabricManagement
r3 - 07 Feb 2011 - 13:31  _47C_61UK_47O_61eScience_47OU_61Birmingham_47L_61ParticlePhysics_47CN_61christopher_32curtis?

Fabric Management A summary of the Birmingham Grid Fabric Management. Introduction Most grid sites use some sort of fabric management software to install, configure...
LocalGridInternals
r25 - 05 Jan 2011 - 10:49  _47C_61UK_47O_61eScience_47OU_61Birmingham_47L_61ParticlePhysics_47CN_61christopher_32curtis?

Local Grid Internals This is a local topic intended for grid related notes by Lawrie Lowe and Chris Curtis. Types of node CE role CEs are epgce3, epgce4 (as of 1st...
BlueBEARUI
r3 - 15 Dec 2010 - 14:44  _47C_61UK_47O_61eScience_47OU_61Birmingham_47L_61ParticlePhysics_47CN_61christopher_32curtis?

BlueBEAR Grid UI A guide to submitting jobs to the grid via BlueBEAR. Introduction The BlueBEAR log in nodes provide a Grid User Interface, that can be used by anybody...
LocalGridBBstartup
r9 - 10 Dec 2010 - 10:33  _47C_61UK_47O_61eScience_47OU_61Birmingham_47L_61ParticlePhysics_47CN_61lawrence_32lowe?

How BlueBEAR grid workers are initialised at boot time Introduction The BlueBEAR cluster operates under the ClusterVision OS method of booting: when a machine boots...
ApelUpgrade
r2 - 30 Nov 2010 - 11:11  _47C_61UK_47O_61eScience_47OU_61Birmingham_47L_61ParticlePhysics_47CN_61christopher_32curtis?

Apel Upgrade A blow by blow account of how Birmingham upgraded to Apel 3.2. Introduction The upgrade process mainly followed the instructions published by Alessandra...
AtlasGridLinks
NEW - 29 Nov 2010 - 22:30  _47C_61UK_47O_61eScience_47OU_61Birmingham_47L_61ParticlePhysics_47CN_61christopher_32curtis?

ATLAS Grid Monitoring Links A list of useful links concerning ATLAS Grid Activities. Panda Production Production jobs tend to have a high CPU time, and so it`s important...
GridLayout
NEW - 22 Nov 2010 - 10:57  _47C_61UK_47O_61eScience_47OU_61Birmingham_47L_61ParticlePhysics_47CN_61christopher_32curtis?

Birmingham Grid Layout A map of the Birmingham Grid Nodes. Submission Nodes ALICE VOBoxes ChristopherCurtis 22 Nov 2010
RaidWN
NEW - 31 Aug 2010 - 14:19  _47C_61UK_47O_61eScience_47OU_61Birmingham_47L_61ParticlePhysics_47CN_61christopher_32curtis?

RAID Worker Nodes A short note about RAIDing the two physical drives attached to our Grid Worker Nodes. ChristopherCurtis 31 Aug 2010
AliceBox
r9 - 31 Aug 2010 - 12:32  _47C_61UK_47O_61eScience_47OU_61Birmingham_47L_61ParticlePhysics_47CN_61christopher_32curtis?

AliceBox A discussion on setting up the ALICE VOBox at Birmingham. Introduction The aim is to configure our grid resources at Birmingham to allow ALICE production...
LocalGridRaidCreate
r5 - 28 Jun 2010 - 10:43  _47C_61UK_47O_61eScience_47OU_61Birmingham_47L_61ParticlePhysics_47CN_61lawrence_32lowe?

Creating RAID logical drives at the RAID firmware level A fresh delivered Infortrend RAID needs to have some preparation steps performed before it is ready to be formatted...
Gqsub
r4 - 09 Jun 2010 - 21:32  _47C_61UK_47O_61eScience_47OU_61Birmingham_47L_61ParticlePhysics_47CN_61christopher_32curtis?

Simplified Submission A simplified grid submission system, based on the work conducted at the of Glasgow. qgsub The University of Glasgow have spent some time developing...
CAGE
r7 - 08 Apr 2010 - 11:14  _47C_61UK_47O_61eScience_47OU_61Birmingham_47L_61ParticlePhysics_47CN_61christopher_32curtis?

Birmingham CAGE Test Bench A description of Cream ce /Argus/Glexec wn/lcg cE (CAGE) test installation at Birmingham. Context ALICE have requested Birmingham install...
ATLASGridJournal
r6 - 16 Mar 2010 - 14:16  _47C_61UK_47O_61eScience_47OU_61Birmingham_47L_61ParticlePhysics_47CN_61christopher_32curtis?

ATLAS Grid JournalA list of ATLAS related actions on the local grid resources. Date Time User Comment 16/03/2010 1416 CJC Resubmitted 15.6.6 installation...
GridBackup
r2 - 10 Mar 2010 - 12:28  _47C_61UK_47O_61eScience_47OU_61Birmingham_47L_61ParticlePhysics_47CN_61christopher_32curtis?

Grid Backup Policy A discussion on backing up important data from the Grid nodes. Requirements The most important consideration is to make adequate back ups of all...
HammerCloud
r15 - 26 Jan 2010 - 10:21  _47C_61UK_47O_61eScience_47OU_61Birmingham_47L_61ParticlePhysics_47CN_61christopher_32curtis?

HammerCloud A diary of events related to the HammerCloud tests at Birmingham. 11th Jan 10 1060 PANDA/ANALY BHAM test failed. Problems with pilot jobs? 11th...
LocalGridJournal2009
NEW - 19 Jan 2010 - 15:47  _47C_61UK_47O_61eScience_47OU_61Birmingham_47L_61ParticlePhysics_47CN_61christopher_32curtis?

Local Grid Journal 2009 This is a reverse order diary of events, without retrospective editing (so keep it raw and short, max ~ 3 lines). See other pages like LocalGridInternals...
LocalGridBBssh
r2 - 19 Jan 2010 - 12:50  _47C_61UK_47O_61eScience_47OU_61Birmingham_47L_61ParticlePhysics_47CN_61lawrence_32lowe?

How BlueBEAR grid workers use ssh Grid workers run under Torque and this uses the ssh protocol to copy files from the CE to the worker during the job stage in process...
BlueBEAR
r2 - 19 Jan 2010 - 12:45  _47C_61UK_47O_61eScience_47OU_61Birmingham_47L_61ParticlePhysics_47CN_61lawrence_32lowe?

BlueBEAR Cluster: an on campus computational facility for the University of Birmingham. On this TWiki server, it`s referred to in the following locations:
LocalGridBBintegrate
r5 - 12 Jan 2010 - 14:44  _47C_61UK_47O_61eScience_47OU_61Birmingham_47L_61ParticlePhysics_47CN_61lawrence_32lowe?

Birmingham GRID integration into the BlueBEAR System This documents those changes to the BlueBEAR setup which were need to implement GRID which needed admin privileges...
GridBoot
NEW - 07 Oct 2009 - 14:34  _47C_61UK_47O_61eScience_47OU_61Birmingham_47L_61ParticlePhysics_47CN_61christopher_32curtis?

Booting Grid Nodes An overview of how the Birmingham grid nodes boot. ChristopherCurtis 07 Oct 2009
CertificateRenewal
r5 - 02 Sep 2009 - 09:15  _47C_61UK_47O_61eScience_47OU_61Birmingham_47L_61ParticlePhysics_47CN_61christopher_32curtis?

Grid Certificate Renewal A page detailing how grid certificates are renewed for grid resources. These instructions should not be followed for user certificates! General...
GridKernelUpdate
r2 - 27 Aug 2009 - 15:23  _47C_61UK_47O_61eScience_47OU_61Birmingham_47L_61ParticlePhysics_47CN_61christopher_32curtis?

Kernel Updates A sketch of how Birmingham has dealt with the Kernel Security incident. Based on article, it looks like kernel 2.6.9 89.0.9 contains the relevant fixes...
CreamCE
r5 - 12 Aug 2009 - 19:45  _47C_61UK_47O_61eScience_47OU_61Birmingham_47L_61ParticlePhysics_47CN_61christopher_32curtis?

CreamCE A collection of thoughts and events related to setting up the first Birmingham Cream CE. Introduction ALICE requires that a Cream CE be available at Birmingham...
GridProxies
r2 - 11 Aug 2009 - 15:28  _47C_61UK_47O_61eScience_47OU_61Birmingham_47L_61ParticlePhysics_47CN_61christopher_32curtis?

GridProxies A guide on how to create and use them. Method 1: Long Life Proxies 1 Use voms proxy init valid XX:XX to create a proxy certificate with a very long...
ExperimentSoftware
r3 - 27 Jul 2009 - 14:21  _47C_61UK_47O_61eScience_47OU_61Birmingham_47L_61ParticlePhysics_47CN_61christopher_32curtis?

Experiment Software Experiment software is typically installed by a privilaged user via a grid job. The user will have write access to the appropriate part of the...
LocalGrid
r2 - 24 Jul 2009 - 17:42  _47C_61UK_47O_61eScience_47OU_61Birmingham_47L_61ParticlePhysics_47CN_61christopher_32curtis?

Birmingham Grid Resources Index to local Grid General GridLinks A list of useful grid related links. Includes SAM tests. Maintenance LocalGridJournal...
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