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Collection of Django apps to manage a clusters

Project description

Karaage 4

**Cluster account management tool.**

.. contents :: Table of Contents


Karaage manages users and projects in a cluster and can store the data in
various backends.

Project background

Karaage 4 will extend Karaage 3 to allow management of resource allocations to
projects based on grants. It will also make Karaage faster and more responsive.

Karaage 4 proposal

A Karaage Enhancement Proposal -- KEP 4000 -- similar to a `Python Enhancement
Proposal <>`_ is being

A link to KEP 4000 will being added to this README once the draft is complete,
and comment from the Karaage community will be sought.


The Karaage 4 documentation will be available soon on `ReadTheDocs

Mailing list: `<>`_

Old gerrit code review tool (not used anymore): `<>`_

Karaage 2.7.x: <>`_.

Karaage 3.x User documentation:

Karaage 3.x Programmer documentation:

Karaage 3.x Admin documentation: `<>`_

Software requirements specification:


Prior to Karaage 3.1.11, the various Karaage modules had been in seperate
repositories. They have now been brought together into one repo.

These modules are:

- karaage-applications (also see `Karaage 3 karaage-applications
- karaage-cluster-tools (also see `Karaage 3 karaage-cluster-tools
- karaage-software (also see `Karaage 3 karaage-software
- karaage-usage (also see `Karaage 3 karaage-usage



.. todo:: Write paragraph about what the usage plugin does.

The karaage-usage plugin provides monitoring of usage information.


This plugin allows users to self register accounts with Karaage.


.. todo:: Write paragraph about what the software plugin does.


The lead developer for Karaage 3 is `Brian May

Setting up a development instance

The steps below will guide you through setting up an instance of Karaage 4.

Step 1. Install system dependencies


$ sudo apt-get remove karaage\*
$ sudo apt-get install libcrack2-dev csstidy slapd ldap-utils
$ sudo apt-get build-dep python-cracklib

Step 2. Install pip, virtualenv and virtualenvwrapper

You may already have these installed. If so, skip this step.


$ sudo apt-get install python-pip
$ sudo pip install virtualenv virtualenvwrapper

Add these lines to the end of your ``~/.bashrc`` file::

export WORKON_HOME=$HOME/.virtualenvs
source /usr/local/bin/

Reload ``~/.bashrc``::

$ source ~/.bashrc

Step 3. Set up a virtualenv


$ mkvirtualenv karaage4

Add these lines to the end of ``~/.virtualenvs/karaage4/bin/postactivate``::

export KARAAGE_SECRET_KEY='d4-5vjhdyi)673gd56#ge@3r8t#*)+s8z-z0l!_sy94ol!m'
export KARAAGE_DEBUG='True'
export KARAAGE_DB_ENGINE='django.db.backends.mysql'

Restart the virtualenv so that these setting take effect:


$ deactivate
$ workon karaage4

Step 4. Install Karaage 4


$ pip install -e 'git+[usage,applications,software]'

Step 5. Migrate database


$ kg-manage migrate

Step 6. Start the server


$ kg-manage runsslserver 0:8000

Step 7. Open Karaage

Browse to ``https://localhost:8000``

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