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



GriPhyN-LIGO Working Group

S3 MACHO Search For SC04

Inspiral Search



  • LSC DataGrid
  • LSU helix
    • GSI-enabled OpenSSH on port 2222
    • jobmanager-fork and jobmanager-pbs

Resource Monitoring


The list of certificate subjects that need to be at each site is here.


Some VDS links:

For the inspiral run the use the nightly build after OCT 21st or any developmental release after OCT 21st.

The following files were used to run the S3 inspiral pipeline at UWM.

Instructions for generating a dag from the inspiral dax using pegasus.

Note you must edit atleast the properties file and the Resource config file to remove paths which might be for some other user and resources to which you may not have access

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