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### Support Tools Installation
Before installation of the APS Data Management System a number of tools need to be installed on the server nodes. The __DM__ system depends on tools such as Java, Python, Postgresql, MongoDB, ZeroMQ, etc. A set of scripts have been established which will download, build (when necessary) and install these tools for use with the __DM__ system. While it is possible to install most of these tools using more conventional means (e.g. RPM on Linux) the install scripts provided here builds and installs these tools specifically for use with the __DM__ system.
For the purposes of this tutorial, we will are creating two nodes which will contain different pieces of the __DM__. One node will be referred to as the data-storage node. This will contain the data storage web service and the Postgresql database which conatains the user database. The second node will be reffered to as the exp-station node. This node will provide the cat web service (a catalog of the stored data), the daq web service (provides a way to move collected data) and the proc web service (provides a means to process data).
For the purposes of this tutorial, we will are creating two nodes which will contain different pieces of the __DM__. One node will be referred to as the data-storage node. This will contain the data storage web service and the Postgresql database which conatains the user database. The second node will be referred to as the exp-station node. This node will provide the cat web service (a catalog of the stored data), the daq web service (provides a way to move collected data) and the proc web service (provides a means to process data).
These scripts can be found in the APS git repository at:
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##### On data-storage node
We will install support tools needed by the data-storage node. Again these tools will support the data storage service, a central database (which stores information on users, experiments, and beamline deployments) and Web Portal that allows some management of the sytem. For these services, this step will install postgresql, openjdk, ant, payara, python and a number of needed python modules.
We will install support tools needed by the data-storage node. Again these tools will support the data storage service, a central database (which stores information on users, experiments, and beamline deployments) and Web Portal that allows some management of the system. For these services, this step will install postgresql, openjdk, ant, payara, python and a number of needed python modules.
* Run the command `./sbin/install_support_with_conda_ds.sh`. This installation will take some time to complete as this will download, compile and configure a number of key tools. NOTE: to later wipe out this step of the install run `./sbin/clean_support_all.sh`.
* As this script runs, you will be prompted to provide passwords for the master and admin accounts for the Payara web server. Choose appropriate passwords & record these for later use. These will be used to manage the Payara server, which will provide a portal for managing some parts of the DM.
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This node will be responsible for providing the data storage web service, the postgresql database (which stores information on users, experiments, and beamline deployments), and the payara web server (provides portal for management).
To install _data-management_ compnents for the data-storage node
To install _data-management_ components for the data-storage node
* cd DM\_INSTALL\_DIR/production
* edit etc/dm.deploy.conf to change DM\_CA\_HOST to data-storage (certificates contained to this development)
* ./sbin/dm\_deploy\_data\_storage.sh
- This deploy process will install components and prompt for user input as necessary. Prompts will ask for a number of system passwords, some existing and some being set by this process, node names for the DS web service node and file locations. These include
- __postgres__ admin account - This will be used to manage the postgres itself. Each developer can set this to a unique value.
- __dm__ db management account - This will be for mananging the 'dm' database in postgres. Each developer can set this to a unique value.
- __dm__ db management account - This will be for managing the 'dm' database in postgres. Each developer can set this to a unique value.
- data storage directory - this directory will serve as the root directory for storage of data in the system. During transfers initiated by the daq web service, files will be moved into subdirectories of this system. The subdirectory paths will be constructed from beamline name, experiment name and a path specified by the user in the transfer setup.
- __dm__ system account - This is user __dm__ in the Data Management system. This user has administrative priviledge in the Data Management system. This is a user in the 'dm' user\_info table. Each developer can set this to a unique value.
- __dm__ system account - This is user __dm__ in the Data Management system. This user has administrative privilege in the Data Management system. This is a user in the 'dm' user\_info table. Each developer can set this to a unique value.
- __dmadmin__ LDAP password - This password provides the Data Management software access to the APS/ANL LDAP system to gather reference to that database. This is a password to an external system and and is therefore a pre-existing password that developers will need to get from the Data Management system administrator.
#### exp-station Node Installation
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- This will start the installation process which will prompt for
- DM DS Web Service Host (data-storage in this case)
- DM DS Web Service Installation directory (where the web service is installed on node data-storage)
- DM DAQ station name. TEST in this instance, something like 8-ID-I on the real system. Oficial name of station in facility system such as our proposal/ESAF/Scheduling systems.
- DM DAQ station name. TEST in this instance, something like 8-ID-I on the real system. Official name of station in facility system such as our proposal/ESAF/Scheduling systems.
### Post-Install configuration
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The installed development system has a few tools for managing the system. This section describes some of the available tools and process ideas for the system. The next section will describe some steps to walk through final setup and use.
- A web portal which should now be up and running at the URL https://data-storage:8181/dm. This portal is powered by a Payara application server which has its own setup page at https://localhost:4848. Once configured above, you may not need to do much with the Payara config page.
- A set of command-line scripts for manipulating the system. These commands are made accessible by sourcing the file DM_INSTALL_DIR/etc/dm.setup.sh on the exp-station. (Note there are some definitions that are blank in the default version of this file).
- A PyQt app installed on the exp-station, dm-station-gui which can be used to setup/monitor experiment definition, file trasfers and data workflows.
- A PyQt app installed on the exp-station, dm-station-gui which can be used to setup/monitor experiment definition, file transfers and data workflows.
- There are also a couple of underlying databases holding the data.
- A postgresql database which holds standard data such as user info, beamline/station definitions, experiments, access info linking users to experiments and data.
- A mongo database, which allows a bit more flexibility. This stores info on workflows and file information.
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After defining an experiment, it is possible to then manage tasks such as file transfers (daq or upload) or workflows & processing jobs. These tasks can be done using either the dm-station-gui or by the command line interface.
'daq' transfers monitor selected directories for files from a live data acquisition process from the collected location to a 'storage' location. 'upload' tranfers copy any existing files from the collected location to the 'storage' location. As file are transfered, they are placed into a storage directory with subdirectories for the _(station name)/(storage root path)/(experiment name)_.
'daq' transfers monitor selected directories for files from a live data acquisition process from the collected location to a 'storage' location. 'upload' transfers copy any existing files from the collected location to the 'storage' location. As file are transfered, they are placed into a storage directory with subdirectories for the _(station name)/(storage root path)/(experiment name)_.
DM workflows define a sequence of commands that would operate on data sets to:
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* dm/etc/init.d/dm-ds-webservice restart
### Testing the sytem
### Testing the system
As mentioned earlier, after the inital install we have one user __dm__ which is intended to be for the overall system. We now need to set up a user for administration of a beamline and start some steps to use the sytem.
As mentioned earlier, after the initial install we have one user __dm__ which is intended to be for the overall system. We now need to set up a user for administration of a beamline and start some steps to use the system.
You should at this point have a directory installed which has both the _Data Manangement_ and _support_ software installed. After doing the installs described above there should be a number of other directories as well such as etc, log and var. We are now going to walk through changes needed in the etc directory which will allow us to interact with the system.
1. source the file _etc/dm.setup.sh_. For now, this will be done on both nodes. This defines a number of environment variables and modifies the path to include, in particular, a number of commands beginning with __dm-__ which interact with the underlying system to add/modify users, experiments, upload and daq (both to move files) and workflows and processes (to define & monitor processing of the collected data). Normally, you will only do this on exp-station since most operations will be done there.
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- Re-source the setup file from step 1. This is only necessary on exp-station.
- source etc/dm.setup.sh
At this point we are more in a position to start using the sytem. As a first test we will add a few test users to the system and then run the command dm-test-upload which will
At this point we are more in a position to start using the system. As a first test we will add a few test users to the system and then run the command dm-test-upload which will
* create a new experiment
* attach a list of users to the experiment
* define a location where data exists
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id=5de938931d9a2030403a7dd0 name=example-02 owner=dmtest
```
This workflow can be executend by the command:
This workflow can be executed by the command:
> dm-start-processing-job --workflow-name=example-02 --workflow-owner=dmtest filePath:/home/dmadmin/testData/myData
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