Setup Stratum 0 server

Host a Stratum 0 server

Setup a Stratum 0 server:

Setup Storage

(would object storage be better? -> see comment below under next iteration ideas)

lsblk -l
sudo mkfs.ext4 /dev/vdb
sudo mkdir /storage
sudo mount /dev/vdb /storage/ -t auto
sudo chown ec2-user /storage/
sudo chmod a+rwx /storage/
sudo vi /etc/fstab
/dev/vdb  /storage    auto    defaults,nofail   0  2

Setup server

sudo yum install vim htop gcc git screen
sudo timedatectl set-timezone Australia/Brisbane

sudo yum install -y https://ecsft.cern.ch/dist/cvmfs/cvmfs-release/cvmfs-release-latest.noarch.rpm
sudo yum install -y cvmfs cvmfs-server

sudo systemctl enable httpd
sudo systemctl restart httpd

# sudo systemctl stop firewalld 

# restore keys:
sudo mkdir /etc/cvmfs/keys/incoming
sudo chmod a+rwx /etc/cvmfs/keys/incoming
cd connections/cvmfs_keys/
scp neuro* ec2-user@203.101.226.164:/etc/cvmfs/keys/incoming
sudo mv /etc/cvmfs/keys/incoming/* /etc/cvmfs/keys/

#backup keys: 
#mkdir cvmfs_keys
#scp opc@158.101.127.61:/etc/cvmfs/keys/neuro* .

sudo cvmfs_server mkfs -o $USER neurodesk.ardc.edu.au

cd /storage
sudo mkdir -p cvmfs-storage/srv/
cd /srv/
sudo mv cvmfs/ /storage/cvmfs-storage/srv/
sudo ln -s /storage/cvmfs-storage/srv/cvmfs/

cd /var/spool
sudo mkdir /storage/spool
sudo mv cvmfs/ /storage/spool/
sudo ln -s  /storage/spool/cvmfs .

cvmfs_server transaction neurodesk.ardc.edu.au

cvmfs_server publish neurodesk.ardc.edu.au
sudo vi /etc/cron.d/cvmfs_resign
0 11 * * 1 root /usr/bin/cvmfs_server resign neurodesk.ardc.edu.au
cat /etc/cvmfs/keys/neurodesk.ardc.edu.au.pub
MIIBIjANBgkqhkiG9w0BAQEFAAOCAQ8AMIIBCgKCAQEAuV9JBs9uXBR83qUs7AiE
nSQfvh6VCdNigVzOfRMol5cXsYq3cFy/Vn1Nt+7SGpDTQArQieZo4eWC9ww2oLq0
vY1pWyAms3Y4i+IUmMbwNifDU4GQ1KN9u4zl9Peun2YQCLE7mjC0ZLQtLM7Q0Z8h
NwP8jRJTN+u8mRKzkyxfSMLscVMKhm2pAwnT1zB9i3bzVV+FSnidXq8rnnzNHMgv
tfqx1h0gVyTeodToeFeGG5vq69wGZlwEwBJWVRGzzr+a8dWNBFMJ1HxamrBEBW4P
AxOKGHmQHTGbo+tdV/K6ZxZ2Ry+PVedNmbON/EPaGlI8Vd0fascACfByqqeUEhAB
dQIDAQAB
-----END PUBLIC KEY-----

Next iteration of this:

use object storage?

  • current implementation uses block storage, but this makes increasing the volume size a bit more work
  • we coulddn’t get object storage to work on Oracle as it assumes AWS S3

Optimize settings for repositories for Container Images

from the CVMFS documentation: Repositories containing Linux container image contents (that is: container root file systems) should use overlayfs as a union file system and have the following configuration:

CVMFS_INCLUDE_XATTRS=true
CVMFS_VIRTUAL_DIR=true

Extended attributes of files, such as file capabilities and SElinux attributes, are recorded. And previous file system revisions can be accessed from the clients.

Currently not used

We tested the DUCC tool in the beginning, but it was leading to too many docker pulls and we therefore replaced it with our own script: https://github.com/NeuroDesk/neurocommand/blob/main/cvmfs/sync_containers_to_cvmfs.sh

This is the old DUCC setup

sudo yum install cvmfs-ducc.x86_64
sudo -i
dnf install -y yum-utils 
yum-config-manager --add-repo https://download.docker.com/linux/centos/docker-ce.repo
dnf install docker-ce docker-ce-cli containerd.io
systemctl enable docker
systemctl start docker
docker version
docker info

# leave root mode

sudo groupadd docker
sudo usermod -aG docker $USER
sudo chown root:docker /var/run/docker.sock
newgrp docker


vi convert_appsjson_to_wishlist.sh
export DUCC_DOCKER_REGISTRY_PASS=configure_secret_password_here_and_dont_push_to_github
cd neurodesk
git pull
./gen_cvmfs_wishlist.sh
cvmfs_ducc convert recipe_neurodesk_auto.yaml
cd ..


chmod +x convert_appsjson_to_wishlist.sh

git clone https://github.com/NeuroDesk/neurodesk/

# setup cron job
sudo vi /etc/cron.d/cvmfs_dockerpull
*/5 * * * * opc cd ~ && bash /home/opc/convert_appsjson_to_wishlist.sh



#vi recipe.yaml

##version: 1
#user: vnmd
#cvmfs_repo: neurodesk.ardc.edu.au
#output_format: '$(scheme)://$(registry)/vnmd/thin_$(image)'
#input:
#- 'https://registry.hub.docker.com/vnmd/tgvqsm_1.0.0:20210119'
#- 'https://registry.hub.docker.com/vnmd/itksnap_3.8.0:20201208'


#cvmfs_ducc convert recipe_neurodesk.yaml
#cvmfs_ducc convert recipe_unpacked.yaml