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REVIEW-56: XCI-360 Evaluate Globus Auth SSH Client - Early Testing

Overview

As part of XCI's plans to address the Globus Toolkit EOL announcement , XCI is evaluating the new Globus’ SSH with Globus Auth.  This is now ready for early testing – currently only the client side is ready for comments.

Review Summary

See evaluation report. 

Review Output Documents (Final)

Please test and evaluate the instructions at https://github.com/globus/globus-ssh

Keep a log of your test results and put them in this linked test report.

 

Review Input Documents

Please test and evaluate the instructions at https://github.com/globus/globus-ssh

Keep a log of your test results and put them in this linked test report.

 

Review Criteria

  • How easy is the client to install?  Any improvements to clarify the instructions?
  • How easy is the client to use?  Compared to gsissh?
  • Are any of the following use cases impossible using SSH with Globus Auth?  *** marks the use cases that require the closest attention
    • *** CAN-01 - Run a Remote Job (alternate to UNICORE or even older methods)

    • *** CAN-04 - Interactive Login

    • CB-01 - InCommon-based authentication
    • CB-08 - Use XSEDE SSO with campus login servers 
    • CB-05 - Workflow automation combining XSEDE and campus resources (alternate to UNICORE or even older methods)
    • FI-01 - A scientist who is trying to utilize as many resources as possible (alternate to UNICORE or even older methods)
    • SGW-02 Science Gateway community file transfers    (alternate to GSI-SCP)
    • SGW-03 Science Gateway community execution management   (alternate to UNICORE or even older methods)       
    • HPC-03 User (team) runs an automated workflow engine (alternate to UNICORE or even older methods) 
    • HTC-04 Run a job set with dependencies, on multiple resources (alternate to UNICORE or even older methods)  
    • SW-01 Basic composite application execution (alternate to UNICORE or even older methods)     
       

Schedule

Current Date: 2019-01-18
Current Status: Closed (Test Readiness Review)
Target Date Actual Date Activity Milestone
  2018-04-09 Review launch date
2018-04-13 Written feedback due (Reviewers)
2018-04-13 2018-08-23 Written response date (Review Material Developers)
2018-04-13 2018-08-23 Final approval due and completion date (Reviewers)
Review Created: 2018-04-03 8:37 am
Review Last Updated: 2018-08-23 1:26 pm

 

Reviewers

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Required

  • Susan Litzinger
    VIEWED: 2018-06-15 11:37

Optional

  • Galen Arnold
    SIGNED: 2018-04-05 10:47
  • Jim Basney
  • Victor Hazlewood
  • JP Navarro
    VIEWED: 2018-07-13 10:22

Review Material Developers

Lee Liming

Review Facilitator

Shava Smallen

 

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