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




LIGO is a member of the Open Science Grid (OSG). Currently, there are two LIGO sites providing compute resources to OSG. They are known within OSG as OSG_LIGO_MIT and LIGO_UWM_NEMO.

The following individuals within LIGO fill the roles shown:

Additionally, Kent Blackburn is currently the OSG Council co-Chair, the LIGO OSG Caltech Institutional PI, and co-PI on the LIGO OSG Award.

Each OSG LIGO VO site has a site admin and site security contact:

OSG Documentation and Monitoring

Information on local and OSG-wide monitoring and documentation can be found at the LIGO_UWM_NEMO reference page. Authoritative OSG documentation is available at the Open Science Grid websive. Gratia reports for LIGO_UWM_EDU in the last week:

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)