RAL Tier1 weekly operations castor 03/02/2012

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Operations News

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Operations Problems

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Blocking Issues

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Planned, Scheduled and Cancelled Interventions

Entries in/planned to go to GOCDB

Description Start End Type Affected VO(s) Lead by
CIP 2.2.0 upgrade (STC) 06/02/2012 10:00 06/02/2012 12:00 At-risk All Matthew
Stage 2 of CASTOR DB move (STC) 07/02/2012 08:00 07/02/2012 16:00 Downtime All Rich
CASTOR 2.11-8 upgrade, inc. move to new hardware+SL5+Quattor (STC) 13/02/2012 08:00 24/02/2012 16:00 Downtime All Matthew

Advanced Planning

  • Move Tier1 instances to new Database infrastructure which with a Dataguard backup instance in R26
  • Switch from LSF to Transfer Manager after 2.1.11 upgrade
  • Start using Tape Gateway once CERN have been using it in production for approx. 2 months.


  • Castor on Call person: Matthew
  • Staff absence/out of the office:
    • (Mon-Wed) Chris at Contrail conference