Argus Development Tools

The tools used by the Argus PT to develop the Argus Authorization Service



  • Maven for the compilation of the main Java components (
  • ANT for the compilation of the PEP Java client library (
  • Autotools, configure and make for the compilation of the C components



  • GGUS for users support (
  • LCG Savannah for bugs, tasks and patches tracking (
  • A code review was done by the PSNC Security Team, but we don’t have enough resource within the Argus PT to do it ourself
  • CERN vNode test bed using the automatic YAIM-gen for product certification

Infrastructure and Repository

  • Some virtual machines for internal testing
  • CERN YUM repository for deployment
  • YAIM for the glite-ARGUS node configuration