Top BDII for WeNMR

This Top BDII ( collects information from site BDIIs defined in Since the 9th of May 2012 it is an alias to a server hosted at INFN-CNAF ( and supported by IGI.

Management instructions

The list of site BDIIs is retrieved by the script /etc/cron.hourly/bdii-siteBDII_list_update, which downloads a configuration file from the web. After modifying that list, execute this steps to apply quickly the changes (without waiting for cron script execution and cache to be cleaned):

mv -f /opt/glite/var/cache/gip/top-urls.conf/* /opt/glite/var/cache/gip/top-urls.conf.bak
service bdii restart

Installation and configuration instructions

This documentation was followed:

Steps executed on (SL5 x86_64):
cd /etc/yum.repos.d/

yum install lcg-CA
yum install ig_BDII_top
Used these variables in yaim configuration file:
[root@bdii-wenmr ~]# cat /usr/local/nfs/3_2/nodes/

/opt/glite/yaim/bin/ig_yaim -c -d 6 -s /usr/local/nfs/3_2/ig-site-info.def.current -n ig_BDII_top 2>&1 | tee /root/conf_ig_BDII_top.`hostname -s`.`date +%Y%m%d-%H%M%S`.log

edited file /etc/glite/glite-info-update-endpoints.conf to have the list - manually managed - of wanted site-BDII:

[root@bdii-wenmr ~]# cat /etc/glite/glite-info-update-endpoints.conf
EGI  = False
OSG = False
manual = True
# manual_file is manually downloaded from
manual_file = /root/enmr-all-sites.conf
output_file = /opt/glite/etc/gip/top-urls.conf 
cache_dir = /var/cache/glite/glite-info-update-endpoints

get the list of wanted site-BDII from web:

wget -O /root/enmr-all-sites.conf

service bdii restart

executed this steps to obtain immediatly the changes:

mv -f /opt/glite/var/cache/gip/top-urls.conf/* /opt/glite/var/cache/gip/top-urls.conf.bak
service bdii restart

-- MarcoVerlato - 2012-03-08

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