Disk Pool Manager

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The Disk Pool Manager (DPM) is a lightweight solution for disk storage management. If offers the required SRM interfaces, although it is currently transitioning away from this to a more "modern" model.

It has been developed at CERN. Information on DPM and an installation guide can be found here and, more officially on the DPM trac page.


The only officially supported method for automatically configuring DPM uses Puppet. There are also some manual configuration instructions available. If this is your first time with DPM then the DPM Glossary may be of help. Older guides that previously appeared in this section can now be found at the bottom of this page.

DPM Testing

Other Topics


See the DPM trac page for recent versions and the DPM blog posts for release notes

Care and Feeding

Some of this material may be older that others:

Information and Statistics




Other Useful Resources

Older Material

DPM on true 64bit

Old release information :

New Links which need cataloging

This page is a Key Document, and is the responsibility of Sam Skipsey. It was last reviewed on 2017-07-18 when it was considered to be 80% complete. It was last judged to be accurate on 2014-11-11.