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glite-SCAS - Update to version 3.2.1-0

Date 07.01.2010
Priority Normal



This patch introduces the glite-SCAS (Site Central Authorization Service) metapackage for gLite 3.2.

SCAS is a Web Service that allows client programs to query for an authorization decision based upon user credentials to access a particular resource. For more information please check the service node page It's also interesting to check the following link about gLexec

SCAS YAIM configuration

For a description of the YAIM variables needed to configure the SCAS server please visit:

The command to configure SCAS using YAIM is:

./yaim -c -s site-info.def -n SCAS

This update fixes various bugs. For the full list of bugs, please see list below.

Fixed bugs

Number Description
 #54351 ETICS's RPATHs forever
 #54357 strange characters in scas log file

Updated rpms

Name Version Full RPM name Description
edg-mkgridmap-conf 3.0.0-1 edg-mkgridmap-conf-3.0.0-1.noarch.rpm edg-mkgridmap configuration files
edg-mkgridmap 3.0.0-1 edg-mkgridmap-3.0.0-1.noarch.rpm A tool to build the grid-mapfile
fetch-crl 2.7.0-2 fetch-crl-2.7.0-2.noarch.rpm Tool for periodic retrieval of Certificate Revocation Lists
glite-SCAS 3.2.1-0 glite-SCAS-3.2.1-0.x86_64.rpm gLite metapackage (glite-SCAS)
glite-security-lcas-interface 1.3.11-1.sl5 glite-security-lcas-interface-1.3.11-1.sl5.x86_64.rpm v. 1.3.11-1
glite-security-lcas-plugins-basic 1.3.2-3.sl5 glite-security-lcas-plugins-basic-1.3.2-3.sl5.x86_64.rpm This package contains three basic authorization plugins for LCAS: 1) allow-user module (currently the gridmapfile is used) 2) ban-user module 3) timeslots availability module
glite-security-lcas-plugins-voms 1.3.5-2.1.sl5 glite-security-lcas-plugins-voms-1.3.5-2.1.sl5.x86_64.rpm v. 1.3.5-2.1
glite-security-lcas 1.3.11-3.1.sl5 glite-security-lcas-1.3.11-3.1.sl5.x86_64.rpm v. 1.3.11-3.1
glite-security-lcmaps-plugins-basic 1.3.10-2.sl5 glite-security-lcmaps-plugins-basic-1.3.10-2.sl5.x86_64.rpm This package provides the timeslot (fabric openings hours), poolaccount selection, localaccount selection, LDAP enforcement and POSIX enforcement (changing the process ownership to the mapped user
glite-security-lcmaps-plugins-voms 1.3.7-5.1.sl5 glite-security-lcmaps-plugins-voms-1.3.7-5.1.sl5.x86_64.rpm This package provides the LCMAPS plugins for specialised VOMS handling: voms_localaccount, voms_localgroup, voms_poolgroup and voms_poolacount. (It is recommended to use the voms_localgroup and voms_poolaccount)
glite-security-lcmaps 1.4.8-5.sl5 glite-security-lcmaps-1.4.8-5.sl5.x86_64.rpm v. 1.4.8-5
glite-security-saml2-xacml2-c-lib 0.0.15-5.sl5 glite-security-saml2-xacml2-c-lib-0.0.15-5.sl5.x86_64.rpm This is the C implementation of the new SAML2-XACML2 library
glite-security-scas 0.2.7-1.sl5 glite-security-scas-0.2.7-1.sl5.x86_64.rpm Site Central Authorization Service, based on SAML2-XACML2
glite-security-voms-api-cpp 1.8.12-2.sl5 glite-security-voms-api-cpp-1.8.12-2.sl5.x86_64.rpm v.
glite-security-voms-api-c 1.8.12-2.sl5 glite-security-voms-api-c-1.8.12-2.sl5.x86_64.rpm v.
glite-version 3.2.0-0.sl5 glite-version-3.2.0-0.sl5.x86_64.rpm glite-version
glite-yaim-core 4.0.10-2 glite-yaim-core-4.0.10-2.noarch.rpm YAIM core package
glite-yaim-scas 1.0.0-13 glite-yaim-scas-1.0.0-13.noarch.rpm scas service yaim module
gpt 3.2autotools2004_NMI_9.0_x86_64_rhap_5-1 gpt-3.2autotools2004_NMI_9.0_x86_64_rhap_5-1.x86_64.rpm The Grid Packaging Toolkit (GPT)
gridsite-shared 1.5.10-1.sl5 gridsite-shared-1.5.10-1.sl5.x86_64.rpm gridsite-shared_R_1_5_10_1
vdt_globus_essentials VDT1.10.1x86_64_rhap_5-4 vdt_globus_essentials-VDT1.10.1x86_64_rhap_5-4.x86_64.rpm Virtual Data Toolkit

The RPMs can be updated using yum via

Service reconfiguration after update

Service must be reconfigured.

Service restart after update

Service must be restarted.

How to apply the fix

  1. Update the RPMs (see above)
  2. Update configuration (see above)
  3. Restart the service if necessary (see above)