HLR Server


IGI Documentation


Hardware Requirements

The HLR server host should be an real or virtual host having an optimal disk access.

The suggested requirements are:

  • processor with 4 or 8 cores
  • 8GB RAM or better 16GB
  • minimum 200 GB of space for a first level HLR. (check your database actual dimension)

If you will use a virtual host ensure you are not using virtio to access to the mysql storage DB. Please use a physic partition.

Check the FQDN hostname

Ensure that the hostnames of your machines are correctly set. Run the command:

hostname -f

Disabling SELinux

Please remember to fully disabling SELinux. Disabling will completely disable all SELinux functions including file and process labelling. In RedHat Enterprise, edit /etc/selinux/config and change the SELINUX line to SELINUX=disabled:
# disabled - No SELinux policy is loaded.

Repository Settings


  • If present remember to disable the dag.repo if it is enabled.
cd /etc/yum.repos.d/
mv dag.repo dag.repo.disabled

Get the repos file:

You have to download the correct repository file for HLR Server. EPEL, and EMI repos has default and IGI-EMI repo.
cd /root
wget http://download.fedoraproject.org/pub/epel/5/i386/epel-release-5-4.noarch.rpm
wget http://emisoft.web.cern.ch/emisoft/dist/EMI/2/sl5/x86_64/base/emi-release-2.0.0-1.sl5.noarch.rpm
yum localinstall *.rpm
wget http://repo-pd.italiangrid.it/mrepo/repos/igi/sl5/x86_64/igi-cert-emi.repo -O /etc/yum.repos.d/igi-cert-emi.repo
wget http://repo-pd.italiangrid.it/mrepo/repos/egi-trustanchors.repo -O /etc/yum.repos.d/egi-trustanchors.repo

If you obtain this error:

warning: rpmts_HdrFromFdno: Header V3 DSA signature: NOKEY, key ID df9e12ef

Public key for emi-release-2.0.0-1.sl5.noarch.rpm is not installed

You have to pu the variable gpgcheck=0 in /etc/yum.conf

[~]# cat /etc/yum.conf 



# PUT YOUR REPOS HERE OR IN separate files named file.repo
# in /etc/yum.repos.d


CAs installation:

  • Install CAs on ALL profiles:
yum install ca-policy-egi-core

Service installation

  • Install the HLR Server metapackage, containing all packages needed by this service:
yum install igi-hlr

Configure the service:

YAIM Variables:

The Mandatory Variables for the HLR Server are:

Name Possible Value Description
NTP_HOSTS_IP pool.ntp.org This variable is useful to configure the NTP in the HLR host
MYSQL_PASSWORD D1ffiCulPassW0rd This variable is used to configure the Mysql root Password
DGAS_HLR_DB_PASSWORD Hlr-1PassW0rd This variable is used to configure the dgas Password

Other useful variables can be found in /opt/glite/yaim/examples/siteinfo/services/hlr file.

Configuring HLR

/opt/glite/yaim/bin/yaim -c -d 6 -s <site-info.def> -n HLR 2>&1 | tee /root/conf_HLR.`hostname -s`.`date +%Y%m%d-%H%M%S`.log


Testing reports SL5

Testing Report SL6

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