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MEG: Mock Event Generator

MEG is a tool used to insert mock events inside graceDB.

Deployment of the mock-event-generator

To have a local k8s deployment of the mock-event-generator using the locally provided Helm chart:

minikube -p igwn-kube ssh docker login containers.ligo.org
minikube -p igwn-kube ssh docker pull containers.ligo.org/emfollow/mock-event-generator:latest
helm install meg meg
The first command will prompt you your ligo credential that are needed to establish a ssh connection between the container and the repository containers.ligo.org.

Once installed, you may access the mock-event-generatiom with the commands:

./utility/enter-pod.sh meg
meg ca-certificate /tmp/ca.crt
ligo-proxy-init albert.einstein
meg create --source production --target local --original-search S240428dr