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How to install the SRB SCommand Client

FOR PASSWORD BASED AUTHENTICATION

For Windows

Download and Unzip: SRBWindowsScommands_331.zip:

  • Prerequisites - Globus WS Java installation, GLOBUS_LOCATION variable set to base directory of globus installation, valid user certificates
  • Download the Scommands.zip file and put it in C:\srb.
  • Add files called MdasEnv and MdasAuth to the directory.
  • Create Mdasfiles
  • (Optional) Put C:\srb in your path

For Linux

Download and untar: SRB3_4_0client.tar:

  • ./configure
  • gmake
  • put $SRB_DIR/utilities/bin in your $PATH
  • Create Mdasfiles

Create Mdasfiles

MdasEnv file format NOTE: Replace username with your username
mdasCollectionName '/CSIRO-HPSC-EXT/home/username.CSIRO-COMPGEO'
mdasCollectionHome '/CSIRO-HPSC-EXT/home/username.CSIRO-COMPGEO'
mdasDomainName 'CSIRO-COMPGEO'
mdasDomainHome 'CSIRO-COMPGEO'
srbUser 'username'
srbHost 'cherax.hpsc.csiro.au'
srbPort '5544'
defaultResource 'CSIRO-HPSC-CHERAX-1'

Linux: Save this file as $HOME/.srb/.MdasEnv Windows: Save this file as C:\srb\MdasEnv

MdasAuth file

Simply put your password in the first line of the file, ie: my_pass_word

Linux: Save this file as $HOME/.srb/.MdasAuth Windows: Save this file as C:\srb\MdasAuth

FOR LINUX - THESE FILES MUST BE SAVED IN .srb DIRECTORY IN $HOME with permissions -rw-r--r--

FOR CERTIFICATE BASED AUTHENTICATION

For Windows

Download and Unzip: SRBWindowsScommands_331.zip:

  • Prerequisites - Globus WS Java installation, GLOBUS_LOCATION variable set to base directory of globus installation, valid user certificates
  • Download the Scommands.zip file and put it in C:\srb.
  • Add files called MdasEnv and MdasAuth to the directory.
  • Create Mdasfiles
  • (Optional) Put C:\srb in your path

For Linux

Download and untar: SRB3_4_0client.tar:

  • ./configure --enable-srbport=5544 --enable-gsi-auth --enable-globus-location=$GLOBUS_LOCATION --enable-commstart=20000 --enable-commnum=200
  • gmake
  • put $SRB_DIR/utilities/bin in your $PATH
  • Create Mdasfiles

Create Mdasfiles

MdasEnv file format NOTE: Replace username with your username
mdasCollectionName '/CSIRO-HPSC-EXT/home/username.CSIRO-COMPGEO'
mdasCollectionHome '/CSIRO-HPSC-EXT/home/username.CSIRO-COMPGEO'
mdasDomainName 'CSIRO-COMPGEO'
mdasDomainHome 'CSIRO-COMPGEO'
srbUser 'username'
srbHost 'cherax.hpsc.csiro.au'
srbPort '5544'
defaultResource 'CSIRO-HPSC-CHERAX-1'
AUTH_SCHEME 'GSI_AUTH'
SERVER_DN '/C=AU/0=APAC-GRID/CN=srb/grid0.hpsc.csiro.au'

Linux: Save this file as $HOME/.srb/.MdasEnv Windows: Save this file as C:\srb\MdasEnv

MdasAuth file

Simply put the location of your certificate proxy file in the first line of the file, ie: /tmp/x509up_u001

Linux: Save this file as $HOME/.srb/.MdasAuth Windows: Save this file as C:\srb\MdasAuth

FOR LINUX - THESE FILES MUST BE SAVED IN .srb DIRECTORY IN $HOME with permissions -rw-r--r--

-- RyanFraser - 12 Dec 2005
Topic revision: r4 - 15 Oct 2010, UnknownUser
 

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