Commit 36f6116c authored by Balazs's avatar Balazs

Turning the git documentation area into THE ARC6 general information website,...

Turning the git documentation area into THE ARC6 general information website, as was agreed on the call.
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Welcome to NorduGrid ARC Version 6!
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Welcome to ARC Version 6!
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The *Advanced Resource Connector (ARC)* middleware, developed by the
`NorduGrid Collaboration <http://www.nordugrid.org>`_, is an open source software solution
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ARC is being used to enable national and international e-infrastructures since its first release in 2002. As of 2019, the next major release, ARC version 6, is under preparation.
This page is dedicated to the ARC Version 6 collecting all relevant information at one place. You should be able to find information regarding code, documentation, testing, support channels, so on here.
This document is dedicated to the ARC Version 6 collecting all relevant information in one place. You should be able to find information regarding the code, documentation, testing activities, support channels, ... so on here. The information is refreshed daily, a snapshot of the development version can be found `here <http://nordugrid.pages.coderefinery.org/doc/index.html>`_.
If you are new to ARC start reading the :doc:`Try ARC6 <admins/try_arc6>` quickstart guide to get an overview of main operations in the simple test case.
For production *Computing Element* deployment follow the :doc:`Installation and Configuration Guide <admins/arc6_install_guide>` that contains the structure and pointers to precise configuration of every ARC subsystem.
The ultimate description of the new ARC 6 configuration can be found in the :doc:`admins/reference`.
Obtaining the software
**********************
ARC is available for variety of GNU/Linux flavors via stable :doc:`Repositores <repos/repository>` or :doc:`Nigtly Builds <repos/nightlies-repo>` if you want to test the latest development release.
If you are new to ARC get started with the :doc:`Try ARC6 <admins/try_arc6>` quickstart guide to get an overview of main operations in the simple test case.
The source code is hosted in the `NeIC Coderefinery <https://source.coderefinery.org/nordugrid/arc>`_.
Support and Community
**********************
User support and site installation assistance is provided via the `nordugrid-discuss mailing list
<https://mail.nordugrid.org/mailman/listinfo/nordugrid-discuss>`_, and the
`Nordugrid Bugzilla <https://bugzilla.nordugrid.org>_`.
For production *Computing Element* deployment follow the :doc:`Installation and Configuration Guide <admins/arc6_install_guide>` that contains the structure and pointers to precise configuration of every ARC subsystem.
The ultimate description of each configuration option can be found in the :doc:`admins/reference`.
.. _admins_docs:
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users/index.rst
Testing Activities
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A dedicated area is created for the ARC6 tesdting and certification.
.. toctree::
:maxdepth: 2
testing/index.rst
.. Not linked directly to the TOC but still built and available via linking or if you know what you are looking for
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ARC 6 Testing Area
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.. note::
This is the home for all ARC6 related testing activities, infrastructures and plans. Please add text, links, anything here
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