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dCache Tier I meeting March 16, 2010

[part of a series of meetings]

Present, Paul), IN2P3(), Sara(), Triumf(), BNL(Pedro Salgado & Ofer Rind), NDGF(Gerd), PIC(Gerard), GridKa(Doris), Fermi(), CERN()


(see box on the other side)

Site reports


  • griftp transfers terminating too quickly between source pool and source site gridftp door while destination pool hasn't yet established the connection to the source site griftp door leading to gridftp_copy_wait (#5552 gridftp_copy_wait)

Is the remote dcache to

No direct communication with the pool.

One site requesting these files.

Switching to GridFTP-1 for that site is a work-around.

GridFTP-2 implementation.


dCache is OK.

Chimera cleaner having problems; accidentally fixed in 1.9.7, but the fix will be back-ported to 1.9.6

Tomorrow after-noon head-nodes to 1.9.7


Things fine.

PNFS permissions; xrootd protocol not adhering to the permission.

The fix is likely only to happened in trunk; not ruling it out, though.


Everything is fine so far.

Problem last

Host cert. at SRM updated, but forgot to restart the service.

Bit of a house-maid problem with certificate, file-service revocation lists, so some SAM tests were failing; but nothing to do with dCache.

SRM supported protocols


Currently we're supporting

Only a few are available out of the site: can't use dcap from CERN. There are some auto-test that try to use all protocol

Restrict with protocols are publishing depending end-user

Support tickets for discussion

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Same time, next week.