Executive Summary: A researcher or educator needs to request installation of a software application or library on a resource someone else administers.
This use case is fully satisfied by the current XSEDE system.
|Component’s role in the capability
|Information Publishing Framework (IPF) v1.6-1 tar package
|Enables a resource operator (service provider) to publish what software is available on a resource
|Aggregates information about the software available across resources
|Community members can submit a ticket to the XSEDE ticket system requesting the specific software package on a specific XSEDE resource. They will receive their response via the ticket system.
|Enables a user to search for software available on resources (https://portal.xsede.org/software#/). Enables a user to submit and track a request to install new software (https://portal.xsede.org/group/xup/help-desk).