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> [mailto:[log in to unmask]] On Behalf Of Henry Nebrensky said:
> IIRC one of the worries back then was that if the SE storage
> was directly
> mounted (e.g. NFS) then users could modify the datafiles
> without the SE
> noticing, thus completely messing up replica management.
> Do current invocations of "file" access get round this somehow?
I don't know what storm does, but the problem you describe potentially
exists for any SE, e.g. you could write files directly with gridftp. The
basic answer is not to do it! The LHC VOs at least are now doing checks
for dark data and checksum mimatches to try to catch inconsistencies.
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