REVIEW-90: XCI-906 Release IPF-1.7 with Fall 2021 set of improvements - Test Readiness Review


The Information Publishing Framework (IPF) is used by XSEDE SPs to publish dynamic software and services availability information. XCI-906 delivers an enhanced IPF that has improved installation, major fixes to compute workflows for SLURM, a new generic json object workflow, a new script to dynamically create/recreate the ca_certs.pem file, a do not publish flag for modules, and improved documentation.

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: 2024-06-25
Current Status: Reviewer Feedback (Test Readiness Review)
Target Date Actual Date Activity Milestone
  2022-03-28 Review launch date
2022-04-04 Written feedback due (Reviewers)
2022-04-05 Written response date (Review Material Developers)
2022-04-11 Final approval due and completion date (Reviewers)
Review Created: 2022-03-18 12:19 am
Review Last Updated: 2022-04-12 11:08 am



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  • Jeff Makey
    VIEWED: 2022-08-20 00:08
  • Shava Smallen
    VIEWED: 2022-04-12 11:08
    SIGNED: 2022-04-12 11:08


  • Daniel Mejia Padilla
  • Steve Black
  • Suresh Marru
  • Sudhakar Pamidighantam
  • Derek Simmel
  • Joe Stubbs

Review Material Developers

Eric Blau

Review Facilitator

Shava Smallen


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