REVIEW-3: SDIACT-129 Incremental GridFTP fixes and enhancements that address the logjam vulnerability - Joint SD&I Test and Operations Readiness Review


This review verifies the test readiness for "SDIACT-129 Incremental GridFTP fixes and enhancements that address the logjam vulnerability" and will be conducted jointly with SD&I and Operations. GridFTP is an extension of the standard File Transfer Protocol (FTP) for high-speed, reliable, and secure data transfer. This activity is provides the recent patched GridFTP 6.x server that addresses the logjam vulnerability.

Review Input Documents



Review Criteria

Package information: All software packages (e.g., server and client
packages) for this CI are listed.

Documentation and Installation instructions: The deployment plan for this
CI on XSEDE is clearly described as well as the installation instructions and
any XSEDE specific configuration instructions.

Test environment and facilities: The test environment needed to
adequately to validate this component is described. Should indicate also
whether testing can be performed within a VM and if not, the reasons for it.

Assumptions: Lists any assumptions needed before testing can begin (e.g.,
accounts needed).

Test procedures, cases, and scenarios: Lists the tests that should be run
or an associated test suite and expected performance metrics if applicable.

Defect, issue, and risk reporting: Deployment plans should include defect
and issue reporting information. The testing plan could reference that same
information from the deployment plan, or provide alternate information if
defects and issues need to be reported differently during testing. Risks, as
well as defects and issues, should be part of the testing report.


Current Date: 2024-06-16
Current Status: Closed (Joint SD&I and Operations Readiness Review)
Target Date Actual Date Activity Milestone
  2015-09-11 Review launch date
2015-09-17 2015-09-22 Written feedback due (Reviewers)
2015-09-21 2015-09-22 Written response date (Review Material Developers)
2015-09-22 2015-09-22 Final approval due and completion date (Reviewers)
Review Created: 2015-09-11 2:13 pm
Review Last Updated: 2015-09-22 7:53 am



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  • Peter Enstrom
    SIGNED: 2015-09-22 10:48
  • Bryon Gill
    SIGNED: 2015-09-17 15:20
  • Shava Smallen
    SIGNED: 2015-09-18 10:13


  • Maytal Dahan

Review Material Developers

Eric Blau

Review Facilitator

Shava Smallen


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