>From: Michael Keables <address@hidden> >Organization: Geography Dept, University of Denver >Keywords: 200009121648.e8CGmYb24740 ldm-mcidas PNG compressed images pnga2area Mike, >Both telnet and ssh have been enabled on cyclone to machines with >hostnames .unidata.edu, so hopefully you'll be able to login. OK. I got your second note and have been merrily making modifications to cyclone. I will try to list all of the mods I made here, so you will know what went on. >As part of the security script (YASSP), the cron.allow file did not >include any user except root. Users ldm, mcidas, mcadde have since been >added. I've noticed that the /data directory is full, and I suspect that >is due to cron not running mcscour as needed. OK. I added cron entries for data scouring as 'ldm'. This includes scouring of the McIDAS-XCD generated files which are going to /data/ldm/mcidas. Here is what I did: <login as 'ldm'> <added some aliases to .cshrc to make my life easier :-)> cd ~/ldm-mcidas-7.6.4/bin cp area2png lwtoa3 nids2area nldn2md pnga2area proftomd uwgrid.sh ~/decoders cd ~/decoders rm lwfile lwtmd2 gunrv2 cdftomd <edit batch.k, xcd_run, and uwgrid.sh to make sure that McIDAS environment variable settings were correct> cd ~/etc <edit ldmd.conf (and all of your various copies of it) and setup request lines for DDPLUS|IDS|HRS|FSL2 == WMO|FLS2 and MCIDAS: request WMO|FSL2 ".*" cirrus.al.noaa.gov request MCIDAS "pnga2area Q" cirrus.al.noaa.gov request NLDN ".*" striker.atmos.albany.edu <edit pqact.conf and fix the pnga2area entry: MCIDAS ^pnga2area Q. (..) (.*) (.*) (.*) (.*) (........) (....) PIPE -close pnga2area -a /export/home/mcidas/data/SATANNOT -b /export/home/mcidas/data/SATBAND -d /data/ldm/mcidas -r \1,\2 o added cron entries for rotating log files and scouring data files <as 'root'> o add needed entries to /etc/syslog.con, /etc/rpc, and /etc/services o killed syslogd and restarted it (it was not logging to ldmd.log). NOTE: Solaris 5. has problems with syslogd hanging. It may be necessary for you to kill and restart syslogd as 'root' in order to keep logging working. Also, you should attempt to keep up on OS patches especially related to syslogd and ALL security issues! o changed the group of files and links in ~ldm to be 'ldmgroup'. It looks like 'ldm' was in the group 'staff' at one point and is now in 'ldmgroup'. I was just trying to make everything have the same group. o changed the ownership of the ~ldm/data link to 'ldm'; it was 'root' <as 'mcidas'> o upgrade your distribution from 7.612 to 7.613. This was a minor upgrade. o fixed REDRIECTions in the ~mcidas/workdata/LWPATH.NAM file. There were numerous references to /var/data/mcidas, and that directory doesn't exist. I changed all of these to /data/ldm/mcidas. fixed REDIRECTions in ~mcidas/data/LOCAL.NAM. Same comment as for LWPATH.NAM. o deleted the GBs of data in /data/ldm/mcidas that was really old. I also deleted a number of zero length files in /data/ldm/mcidas. After you ingest/decode for a couple of days, all truncated files should have been written over by new data. o added ROUTE.SYS entries for the CIMSS products that were added to the UW broadcast at the end of June: cd ~/workdata ftp ftp.unidata.ucar.edu <user> anonymous <pass> your email address cd pub/mcidas get CIMSS.BAT quit batch.k CIMSS.BAT I also created a local copy of DROUTE.BAT in ~mcidas/data as per the online McIDAS installation instructions. I added the CIMSS.BAT entries to the end of this copy, ~mcidas/data/LROUTE.BAT. You can now easily recreate your routing table (ROUTE.SYS) if you need to. As I write this, I am watching data roll in to cyclone and get decoded. The change made to the MCIDAS request in ldmd.conf cuts down on the amount of image data that is coming to your machine. This change would not be necessary as of this Friday, but I figured "what the hey". Please let me know if you find anything that doesn't make sense, or that is not working correctly. Tom >From address@hidden Thu Sep 14 10:02:11 2000 >Subject: Re: 20000913: ldm-mcidas-7.6.4 install and McIDAS-X 7.613 update Tom, Thank you so much for getting cyclone back on track with ldm and mcidas. You are ACES!!! --MK
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