RAL Tier1 weekly operations castor 11/07/2011

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Operations News

  • Tier1 CASTOR instances successfully upgraded to 2.1.10-1

Operations Problems

  • CMS migrations stopped & queues grew. Don't believe it's related to 2.1.10-1 upgrade.

Blocking Issues


Planned, Scheduled and Cancelled Interventions

Entries in/planned to go to GOCDB none

Advanced Planning

  • Move Tier1 instances to new Database infrastructure which with a Dataguard backup instance in R26
  • Move Facilities DB instance to new Database hardware running 10g
  • Upgrade SRMs to 2.11 which incorporates VOMS support
  • Start migrating from T10KA to T10KC media later this year
  • Quattorization of remaining SRM servers
  • Hardware upgrade, Quattorization and Upgrade to SL5 of Tier1 CASTOR headnodes


  • Castor on Call person: Chris
  • Staff absence/out of the office:
    • Shaun at WLCG (Mon-Wed)
    • Chris on training (Wed)
    • Matthew A/L (Fri PM)