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GT 5.2.4 released!

posted 28 Feb 2013, 08:37 by Matthias Hofmann
The GT development team is pleased to make a new stable release of the Globus Toolkit available for download. This release is primarily to add beta support for "Sharing" for use with Globus Online.

Download links:

Quickstart and detailed installation instructions:

Users that already have installed the 5.2 stable repository package can get the new packages via an apt or yum update without installing a new repo!

Highlights of this release include:

  • Add beta support for "Sharing" for use with Globus Online (
  • Added ability for clients to authenticate without delegating.
  • Added support for client to force using IPv6 via an environment variable
  • Improved reliability, logging, and fixed memory leaks

Also supported with native RPM or Debian Packages:
  • CentOS 4, 5, 6;
  • Fedora 16, 17;
  • RHEL 5, 6;
  • Scientific Linux 5, 6;
  • Debian 6, 7 (testing);
  • Ubuntu 10.04, 11.10, 12.04, 12.10;

The toolkit is also tested on the following platforms: Solaris 11, MacOS 10.8 (Mountain Lion)