REVIEW-34: XCI-021 Fix and enhance IPF software publishing - Test Readiness Review


The Information Publishing Framework (IPF) is used by XSEDE Ops to publish dynamic software and services availability information. XCI-21 delivers an incremental update to the IPF software.

Review Summary

  • (Derek) List of resources out of date in deployment plan and minor fixes to Nagios and Inca sections
    • Developer fixed
  • (Derek) Test plan still references SDI group
    • Developer fixed to XCI

Review Input Documents


Review Criteria

Package information: All software packages (e.g., server and client packages) for this CI are listed.

Documentation and Installation instructions: The deployment plan for this CI on XSEDE is clearly described as well as the installation instructions and any XSEDE specific configuration instructions.

Test environment and facilities: The test environment needed to adequately to validate this component is described. Should indicate also whether testing can be performed within a VM and if not, the reasons for it.

Assumptions: Lists any assumptions needed before testing can begin (e.g., accounts needed).

Test procedures, cases, and scenarios: Lists the tests that should be run or an associated test suite and expected performance metrics if applicable.

Defect, issue, and risk reporting: Deployment plans should include defect and issue reporting information. The testing plan could reference that same information from the deployment plan, or provide alternate information if defects and issues need to be reported differently during testing. Risks, as well as defects and issues, should be part of the testing report.


Current Date: 2024-05-19
Current Status: Closed (Test Readiness Review)
Target Date Actual Date Activity Milestone
  2016-10-28 Review launch date
2016-11-04 Written feedback due (Reviewers)
2016-11-08 2016-11-18 Written response date (Review Material Developers)
2016-11-10 2016-11-18 Final approval due and completion date (Reviewers)
Review Created: 2016-10-27 1:02 pm
Review Last Updated: 2016-11-18 1:21 pm



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  • Derek Simmel
    SIGNED: 2016-11-10 18:00
  • Shava Smallen
    SIGNED: 2016-11-01 10:42


  • David Carver
    SIGNED: 2016-10-28 12:00
  • Victor Hazlewood

Review Material Developers

Eric Blau
John-Paul Navarro

Review Facilitator

Shava Smallen


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