Release Announcement for NorduGrid ARC 13.11 update 2

August 14, 2014

This is a minor release, fixing a number of bugs and introducing several new features.

New features are:

NorduGrid ARC 13.11u1 has received an update to:

CAnL C++ and metapackages are unchanged.

Detailed notes

ARC Core

The following new features were added to the ARC core:

In addition, many bugs were fixed, see the list below.

ARC Compute Element

An issue were A-Rex occasionally crashed due to logrotate is now fixed.

Other components

arcproxy got a new argument --password-source to take advantage of the above mentioned password feature.

An issue where the Nagios plugin check_arcce_monitor did not work due to a newline in arcstat is now fixed.

Fixed bugs:

Since ARC 13.11u1, the following bugs were fixed:

Fixed GGUS tickets:

API changes

API changes from libraries version 4.1.0 to 4.2.0 are documented at NorduGrid Wiki.

Known issues



ARC release 13.11u2 consists of the following source packages:

Source code for main components is available from:

Documentation source (mostly LaTeX) is available from:

Source for metapackages is available from:{fedora,debian}/nordugrid-arc-meta/tags/1.0.7

Source for Nagios probes is available from:

Source for the common authentication library caNl++ is available from:


See detailed description at NorduGrid downloads

These repositories provide binary packages for:

Scientific Linux and CentOS are implicitly supported through corresponding RedHat repositories.

NorduGrid homepage