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VDT 2.0.0p4 Update

On 2009-06-23, the VDT team announced the release of VDT 2.0.0p4.

Changes to VDT 2.0.0p4

  1. Updated OSG-RSV to 3.0-rc-6.
    • This is a large update that should fix many of the probe and setup problems that have been seen on ITB sites.
    • Added the Subversion package, which is now a requirement for OSG-RSV.
  2. Tomcat fixes:
    • Improved Tomcat's init script to not cache DNS hostname/IP pairs forever, but only for five minutes. This means that Tomcat does not need to be restarted to help Cemon or GUMS find servers when their IP addresses change. (For example, GUMS used to need restarting when a VOMS server would change.) (VDT ticket 4646)
    • Fixed a minor error in Tomcat's init script (ITB ticket 58)
  3. Fixed a problem with Bestman's installation which caused a failure if a certificate was not found at install time.
  4. Fixed VDT-Logrotate to not lose configuration during updates. (VDT ticket 5170)
  5. Improved the OSG-Site-Web-Page scripts, and renamed them. (VDT ticket 5447)
  6. Added a --gums-host command line option to configure_gums (VDT ticket 5481)
  7. Set LFC tools to unsupported on SuSE-9/ia64. (This won't be visible to most end-users.)
  8. Improved the output of the VDT system profiler

Updating to VDT 2.0.0p4

If you installed VDT 2.0.0 after VDT 2.0.0p4 was released on 2009-06-23, you do not need to do any of these update operations because you will have 2.0.0p4.

Recommended method: VDT Updater

We strongly encourage users to update the VDT using the VDT updater script: VDT Updater Instructions

Not recommended: Pacman update

If you really want to do it the hard way, instructions for updating by using Pacman directly are available on another page. This method is hard to follow and error prone.