Running CMS jobs on grid using CRAB

Set up your environment

On your account put these lines into your shell rc:


# cms environment

source /opt/storage/exp_software/cms/cmsset_default.csh

# crab setup, always points to the latest/recommended version

source /afs/

# necessary setup until central fix

alias scram $CMS_PATH/slc4_ia32_gcc345/lcg/SCRAMV1/V2_0_6/bin/scram
setenv PYTHONPATH ${PYTHONPATH}:/opt/glite/lib/


Old versions:

Old version of crab are usually available for a while, depending on CERN's policy and action, with versioned setup:

# old

source /afs/

source /afs/

# current

source /afs/

Release notes and forums

* 26 June 2009: CRAB_2_6_0 has been released

* Hypernews: CRAB Development


* CMS Remote Analysis Builder - CRAB software guide (CERN)

* Grid user and application developer training (29-31 January 2008, Debrecen)

* How to install CRAB outside CERN

Finding Data

* DBS Discovery

Certificates and Virtual Organization

* Get a personal certificate from the NIIF CA or the KFKI RA or the CERN CA

* Register it in the CMS VO

* Install your certificate on your account

-- PalHidas - 08 Feb 2008

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