JIRA Issue

[#XCI-902] Monitor GCS 5.4 deployments and keep track of new feature availability

[XCI-902] Monitor GCS 5.4 deployments and keep track of new feature availability Created: 08/05/2021  Updated: 04/21/2022

Status: In Progress
Project: XSEDE Cyberinfrastructure Integration
Component/s: None
Fix Version/s: PY10 (Sep '20 - Aug '21), PY11 (Sep '21 - Aug '22)

Type: Task Priority: Major
Reporter: Lee Liming Assignee: Lee Liming
Resolution: Unresolved Votes: 0

XSEDE Areas:
XSEDE Priority: -
Public activity link: https://software.xsede.org/display/xci-902
Use Cases:
CAN-02: Managed data transfer, CB-04: Access campus research data from a community resource, DM-04: Migrate data to a new resource, DM-12: Large-scale data transfer, DM-13: Small-scale data transfer, SGW-02: Transfer files to and from a community resource, SGW-04: Enable gateway users to transfer files to or from a community resource
Track status in meeting: yes


As XSEDE service providers deploy Globus Connect Server 5.4 (GCS 5.4) on their systems or upgrade older systems to GCS 5.4, XSEDE XCI needs to monitor these deployments and keep track of the new features available to the XSEDE user community as a result. This should drive XSEDE documentation updates and also updating our KPI for "use cases available in production," because some of these features enable new use cases.  Specific features to keep track of include:

  • Web browser upload & download (available in GCS 5.4 by default)
  • Guest collections, aka "sharing" (SP-configured option in GCS 5.4)
  • Science gateway support (SP-configured option in GCS 5.4)


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