E-iRODS 3.0.1 Beta 1 is released

RENCI is pleased to announce a beta of the second open source release of E-iRODS, managed and overseen by the iRODS Consortium.

This release marks a significant step towards a full plugin architecture while remaining API compatible with the community iRODS releases.  We are committed to keeping Federation with community iRODS grids a first class use case.

3.0.1b1 includes all community bugfixes through iRODS 3.3.

The release notes include:

– API Compatibility with Community iRODS for purposes of Federation
– Met all US Export Control requirements for distribution
– Introduced pluggable interface for networks
    – TCP
    – SSL
– Introduced pluggable interface for authentication
    – Native iRODS password
    – OSAuth
    – GSI
    – PAM
    – Kerberos
    – LDAP (via PAM)
– Additional coordinating resource plugins
    – Compound
    – Replication
– Migration support for composable resources
    – Rebalance mechanism
    – Adding/removing child resources with existing data
    – itrim from child resources of replication resources
– Full python-based testing framework
– Certified against full Jargon test suite
– Continuous integration testing via hudson
– Continuous static analysis via cppcheck
– Increased code coverage from ~50% to over 56%
– Continuously built and tested across 3 major linux distributions
– Packaged for 3 major linux distributions

This release includes packages that have been tested on CentOS 5 and 6, SuSE 11 and 12, and Ubuntu 10 and 12.

E-iRODS Manual (3.0.1b1), Oct 2013 (PDF, 390KB)

Please find the latest files available at ftp://ftp.renci.org/pub/eirods/releases/3.0.1b1/.

Please send feedback to info@eirods.org.