LSC Data Grid (6 sources) Load


General Information
LSC LIGO Scientific Collaboration
LIGO-Hanford Observatory
LIGO-Livingston Observatory

DataGrid Details

What is LSC DataGrid?
LDG Clusters Usage [Ganglia]
Available Data per site
Grid Service Details [Monitoring]

User Manual

How to get started
Install Data Grid Client
Getting Certificates
Account Request
SSH Login Portal
CVS/Bug Account Request
Request Software changes to SCCB

Admin Manual [(*) = optional]

Install DataGrid Server
Get server certificates
Configure/deploy Condor
Include site into Grid Monitoring
Graceful Condor shutdown
(*) Configure/deploy CondorView
(*) Configure Condor Flocking
(*) CondorC on LDG
LAMS / VOMS Admin [LSC internal]
Syracuse X4500 wiki [passwd required]
Edit these web pages

Request/Bug Tracking

Request Tracking System [RT]
LDG trouble ticket system


Reference O/S Schedule

LDG Collaborations

Condor-LIGO biweekly telecon
Globus-LIGO monthly telecon
LIGO VO in Open Science Grid [OSG]
Archival GriPhyN-LIGO WG pages



Scientific Linux LDG Client installation instructions

Instructions for Scientific Linux 7.x

The installation has to be performed as 'root' user.

  1. Ensure the LSCSoft Yum repositories are enabled by following the instructions here.
  2. Enable the OSG repository by installing the following package:
      # rpm -ivh
  3. Update the repository meta-data using:
      # yum clean all
      # yum makecache
  4. Install the LDG client meta-package:
      # yum install ldg-client
  5. You can ensure that LDG is correctly installed by running the ldg-version command, and checking that the output is of the form:
      LIGO Data Grid:       5.2.4
      Platform:             Scientific Linux 7.2
      Date:                 Mon 22 Aug 2016 15:05:44 CDT
      Globus Toolkit:       6.0
      GSI-OpenSSH:          7.1p2NMOD (GSI 20160606)
      MyProxy:              6.1
      OSG CA Certificates:  1.57
  6. Obtain a digital certificate, if required, by following these instructions.

Getting Help

If you run into any problems during installation please contact the LDG help-desk by sending an email to indicating that you are experiencing a problem with the SL7 Client.

Note:: Only 64bit systems are supported.

Supported by the National Science Foundation. Any opinions, findings and conclusions or recomendations expressed in this material are those of the author(s) and do not necessarily reflect the views of the National Science Foundation (NSF)