Configuration Management, Tracking and Reporting of Unix Machines using BCFG. Gene Rackow Argonne National Laboratory 2007 DOE, OCIO Cyber Security Training Conference Anaheim, California May 2,2007. Diverse population: 2500 employees 10,000+ visitors annually Off-site computer users
Argonne National Laboratory
2007 DOE, OCIO Cyber Security Training Conference
Diverse population: Machines using BCFG
10,000+ visitors annually
Off-site computer users
Foreign national employees, users, and collaborators
Not every computer is a DOE computer.
IT is funded in many ways.
Every program is working in an increasingly distributed computing model.
Our goal: a consistent and comprehensively secure environment that supports the diversity of IT and requirements.Argonne National Laboratory
IT Environment Challenges
Argonne is managed by the UChicago Argonne LLC for the Department of Energy.
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Gene Rackow Engineering & Applications
Cyber Security Office
HPC Cluster Support
Software Support and licensing
HPC Cluster Systems Manager
HPC Clusters and Visualization
Infrastructure and Desktop Systems
HPC Cluster SystemsSystems Team Behind Bcfg
Added support now coming from the OpenSource Community
How do these relate to the system installed on the last slide?
History Data Engineering & Applications
Configuration DataBcfg Block Diagram
Client host Engineering & Applications
Clusternode Engineering & Applications
Operating System Packages
Revision Control SystemAdding complexity