On Sun, Feb 21, 2010 at 7:52 PM, <jchatign@xxxxxxx
> I checked the logs on my local (BBN) machine and can confirm that the
> federation is only running every four hours. Each run is completing in just
> a few seconds because it isn't finding any *new* ontologies on the
> OOR-sandbox. And you are right that federation is a pure "download"
> operation as far as OOR-sandbox is concerned.
> I believe the "OBO pull" operation does a complete checkout (cvs or svn) of
> the OBO repository each time it runs. So that could account for the traffic
> you're seeing if it has been configured to run hourly.
> To change an operation's schedule (or disable it completely) you need to
> modify the bioportal core's build.properties file, rebuild and redeploy into
> In any case, having a look at bioportal.log (or catalina.out) on the
> OOR-sandbox machine would likely tell the full story.
>> -----Original Message-----
>> From: Peter Yim [mailto:peter.yim@xxxxxxxx
>> Sent: Sunday, February 21, 2010 4:21 PM
>> To: Paul R Alexander; Jim Chatigny; Tejas Parikh; Shinya Yamada
>> Cc: OpenOntologyRepository-development; [cwe-imp]
>> Subject: Heavy "upload" traffic to the OOR-sandbox
>> Paul / Jim / Tejas / Shinya,
>> I am seeing some irregular traffic pattern in the OOR-sandbox.
>> ... where I have shown the traffic into eth-0 of the <oor-01> vm.
>> [ ... Started about mid-day Fri 2010.02.12, we are seeing
>> uploads that goes into the OOR-sandbox every hour (starting
>> about 15 min. past the hour, and lasting anywhere from 10 to
>> 30 minutes or so) and peeks at rates of up to ~10mbps. ]
>> Ref. Jim's explanations last Friday
>> I suspect this traffic could be the result of:
>> (a) the BioPortal "OBO-pull" traffic - something BioPortal
>> would do to periodically check the Open Biomedical Ontologies
>> (OBO) Foundry, and pull over any updates into the BioPortal.
>> Assuming the OOR-sandbox has not been customized in this
>> respect (to "not" behave like BioPortal) then this probably
>> could be it ... although, I am somewhat surprised that there
>> is *so much traffic* needed to sync up with the OBO Foundry ... or,
>> (b) Jim's federation traffic ... although this is less
>> likely, because Jim claims that he has been "downloading"
>> from the OOR-sandbox to his instance of the repository, and
>> this traffic, presumably, is traffic going "into" the
>> OOR-sandbox and not "out of" it.
>> 1. Does the above explain the situation adequately, or am I
>> missing something (somewhere else)?
>> 2. if above (a) is really the case, can it be stopped by the
>> OOR-sandbox admin (or does it have to be modified at the
>> configuration, or the code somewhere). [I can only see an
>> option to invoke the "OBO Pull - Run" (and don't seem to see
>> a "OBO Pull - Stop") at the Admin GUI.
>> 3. Corrective action suggestions and plans ... anyone?
>> Thanks & regards. =ppy