Version 5 (modified by karsten, 10 years ago) (diff)


Xrootd Backport

The xrootd backport works as a plugin for the most recent bugfix releases of supported branches, i.e., 1.9.12-25+, 2.2 and 2.4. To use it download the backport from github.

and unpack it to


After restarting dCache will automatically pick up the plugin and use it for xrootd related functionality.


The backport allows to use regular xrootd4 plugins like the Atlas Monitoring Plugin or the CMS Namespace mapping plugin

To use these either check them out from github and build them by running

mvn package

and take the package from the target subdirectory or get an already packaged version and unpack it into


Then edit your dCache layout file and for the Atlas plugin add


to the domain running the pool you want to monitor. For the CMS-Plugin add like


to the domain running the xrootd service. More information about available options