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  • Coordination of networking activities across LSST

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NET Action Items Status

Update on ESnet agreement

Reminder: Work on your items

Documentation updates schedule:

August - LSST Joint NSF/DOE Status Review will establish new overall project schedule, commissioning milestones.  We will update Network Milestones sheet accordingly.

September - LSST Change Request to update LSE-309 Summit - Base ITC Design Document (including Summit and Base networks) and related milestones in PMCS.  Also create FY20 contract amendments for FIU, REUNA, NCSA.

October - LSST Change Request to update LSE-78 LSST Observatory Network Design (including Chilean, International, and US networks) and related milestones in PMCS.  Need updated diagrams, including ESnet, etc.

November - Develop complete LSST Network Verification Plan (including JIRA).  See discussion below.

December - Develop draft LSST Operations Network SLAs.  See discussion below.

US Networks, including ESnet:

LSST Continental US Networks Implementation Team (CNIT), sub team of LSST NET

Scope:  All Florida - Illinois connectivity

Team Members: 

Paul Wefel (Team lead), Kate Robinson, Gizella Kapus - ESnet

Jeronimo Bezerra - FIU/AmLight

Matt Kollross - NCSA

John Hicks - internet2 (tertiary path and Miami - Atlanta link until operations)

Ex officio/Management:

Julio Ibarra - FIU/AmLight

Kate Mace, Inder Monga - ESnet

Jeff Kantor - LSST

Wil O'Mullane - LSST

Phil DeMar - LSST Network Operations/FNAL

Network Design and End-to-End Test Plan and QoS planning

No updates.

Discussion Topics

LSST Network Document Update from April Santiago Meeting:  Julio Ibarra

Draft sent out in email, need input, comments from NET.  Targeting end of August to complete.  Jeff Kantorwill do first revisions and turn into google doc.  We will also decide on boundary between this document and LSE-78, and how to manage documents for future updates.

TICAL Conference/LSST Workshop  - 

Attending TICAL: Jeff Kantor,  Julio Ibarra (maybe some sessions Wednesday)Heidi Morgan, Paola Arellano

Pending confirmation of paper, Jeronimo Bezerrawill amend with comments and attend.

Attending Workshop:  Jeff KantorMatt Kollross (remote), Albert Astudillo , Jeronimo Bezerra Heidi Morgan


Jeff Kantor will draft slides, send out for comment

LSST Network Verification:

We are now approaching time when LSST Networks will need to be formally verified as ready for LSST System Integration and Commissioning.   2019-07-11 Meeting published a list of requirement to be verified and a diagram of the JIRA test artifacts that must be done (NOTE: Confluence can't render the JIRA test artifacts attachment, but it is a valid JPG file.  Download it to view it.)  Also see Network Verification Plan and Matrix, etc. on LSST-NET home page.

Need to formally capture in JIRA, set schedules, etc.

LSST Network SLAs for Operations:

Need to start putting in place, work with Robert Blum , Director for LSST Operations.  We know these will not be typical commercial (e.g. financial penalties) but we need to set expectations and resource levels.

Virtual NOC:

Follow up on last Face to Face NET meeting.  This will be included in SLAs.

Other businessAny

Jeronimo Bezerra Monet Spectrum update:

Monet cable will be activated in 2 steps, Boca - Fortaleza (not LSST),    Boca - Sao Paolo (LSST)   , during week  Boca - Miami.

Wrap up and next meeting

Wrap up and Next meetings:

 (tentative, after LSST Workshop)





All meetings at 0800 PDT/0800 MST/1000 CDT/1100 EDT/1100 CLT (subject to time changes)

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