New version of CDB framework. Proper initialization of CDB inside AliSimulation and...
[u/mrichter/AliRoot.git] / STEER / AliCDBGrid.cxx
index 423b411d21ea94404b1d4813e29c7a101c1c98cd..640a558c88c39fcb8584f28d269335a6f241b68a 100644 (file)
 #include <TRegexp.h>
 
 #include "AliLog.h"
 #include <TRegexp.h>
 
 #include "AliLog.h"
+#include "AliCDBEntry.h"
 #include "AliCDBGrid.h"
 
 
 ClassImp(AliCDBGrid)
 
 //_____________________________________________________________________________
 #include "AliCDBGrid.h"
 
 
 ClassImp(AliCDBGrid)
 
 //_____________________________________________________________________________
-AliCDBGrid::AliCDBGrid(const char *host, const Int_t port, 
-                       const char *user, const char *dbPath, const char *se) :
+AliCDBGrid::AliCDBGrid(const char *gridUrl, const char *user, const char *dbFolder, const char *se) :
 AliCDBStorage(),
 AliCDBStorage(),
-fHost(host),
-fPort(port),
+fGridUrl(gridUrl),
 fUser(user),
 fUser(user),
-fDBPath(dbPath),
+fDBFolder(dbFolder),
 fSE(se)
 {
 // constructor //
 
 fSE(se)
 {
 // constructor //
 
-       TString grid="alien://";
-       grid+=host; grid+=":"; grid+=port;
-
        // if the same Grid is alreay active, skip connection
        // if the same Grid is alreay active, skip connection
-       if (!gGrid || TString(host) != gGrid->GetHost() || 
-           port != gGrid->GetPort() || TString(user) != gGrid->GetUser()) {
+       if (!gGrid || fGridUrl != gGrid->GridUrl()  
+            || (( fUser != "" ) && ( fUser != gGrid->GetUser() )) ) {
                // connection to the Grid
                // connection to the Grid
-               TGrid::Connect(grid.Data(),fUser.Data());
+               AliInfo("Connection to the Grid!!!!");
+               if(gGrid){
+                       AliInfo(Form("gGrid = %x; fGridUrl = %s; gGrid->GridUrl() = %s",gGrid,fGridUrl.Data(), gGrid->GridUrl()));
+                       AliInfo(Form("fUser = %s; gGrid->GetUser() = %s",fUser.Data(), gGrid->GetUser()));
+               }
+               TGrid::Connect(fGridUrl.Data(),fUser.Data());
        }
 
        if(!gGrid) {
        }
 
        if(!gGrid) {
@@ -65,23 +66,23 @@ fSE(se)
        }
 
        TString initDir(gGrid->Pwd(0));
        }
 
        TString initDir(gGrid->Pwd(0));
-       if (fDBPath[0] != '/') {
-               fDBPath.Prepend(initDir);
+       if (fDBFolder[0] != '/') {
+               fDBFolder.Prepend(initDir);
        }
 
        // check DBFolder: trying to cd to DBFolder; if it does not exist, create it
        }
 
        // check DBFolder: trying to cd to DBFolder; if it does not exist, create it
-       if(!gGrid->Cd(fDBPath.Data(),0)){
-               AliDebug(2,Form("Creating new folder <%s> ...",fDBPath.Data()));
-               if(!gGrid->Mkdir(fDBPath.Data(),"",0)){
-                       AliError(Form("Cannot create folder <%s> !",fDBPath.Data())); 
+       if(!gGrid->Cd(fDBFolder.Data(),0)){
+               AliDebug(2,Form("Creating new folder <%s> ...",fDBFolder.Data()));
+               if(!gGrid->Mkdir(fDBFolder.Data(),"",0)){
+                       AliError(Form("Cannot create folder <%s> !",fDBFolder.Data())); 
                }
        } else {
                }
        } else {
-               AliDebug(2,Form("Folder <%s> found",fDBPath.Data()));
+               AliDebug(2,Form("Folder <%s> found",fDBFolder.Data()));
        }
 
        // removes any '/' at the end of path, then append one '/'
        }
 
        // removes any '/' at the end of path, then append one '/'
-       while(fDBPath.EndsWith("/")) fDBPath.Remove(fDBPath.Last('/')); 
-       fDBPath+="/";
+       while(fDBFolder.EndsWith("/")) fDBFolder.Remove(fDBFolder.Last('/')); 
+       fDBFolder+="/";
 
        // return to the initial directory
        gGrid->Cd(initDir.Data(),0);
 
        // return to the initial directory
        gGrid->Cd(initDir.Data(),0);
@@ -132,13 +133,13 @@ Bool_t AliCDBGrid::IdToFilename(const AliCDBRunRange& runRange, Int_t gridVersio
 // build file name from AliCDBId data (run range, version)
 
        if (!runRange.IsValid()) {
 // build file name from AliCDBId data (run range, version)
 
        if (!runRange.IsValid()) {
-               AliWarning(Form("Invalid run range <%d, %d>.", 
+               AliDebug(2,Form("Invalid run range <%d, %d>.", 
                        runRange.GetFirstRun(), runRange.GetLastRun()));
                return kFALSE;
        }
 
        if (gridVersion < 0) {
                        runRange.GetFirstRun(), runRange.GetLastRun()));
                return kFALSE;
        }
 
        if (gridVersion < 0) {
-               AliWarning(Form("Invalid version <%d>.", gridVersion));
+               AliDebug(2,Form("Invalid version <%d>.", gridVersion));
                 return kFALSE;
        }
  
                 return kFALSE;
        }
  
@@ -160,7 +161,7 @@ Bool_t AliCDBGrid::PrepareId(AliCDBId& id) {
        TString initDir(gGrid->Pwd(0));
        TString pathName= id.GetPath();
 
        TString initDir(gGrid->Pwd(0));
        TString pathName= id.GetPath();
 
-       TString dirName(fDBPath);
+       TString dirName(fDBFolder);
 
        Bool_t dirExist=kFALSE;
  
 
        Bool_t dirExist=kFALSE;
  
@@ -171,7 +172,7 @@ Bool_t AliCDBGrid::PrepareId(AliCDBId& id) {
                dirName+=buffer; dirName+="/";
                dirExist=gGrid->Cd(dirName,0);
                if (!dirExist) {
                dirName+=buffer; dirName+="/";
                dirExist=gGrid->Cd(dirName,0);
                if (!dirExist) {
-                       AliInfo(Form("Creating new folder <%s> ...",dirName.Data()));
+                       AliDebug(2,Form("Creating new folder <%s> ...",dirName.Data()));
                        if(!gGrid->Mkdir(dirName,"",0)){
                                AliError(Form("Cannot create directory <%s> !",dirName.Data()));
                                gGrid->Cd(initDir.Data());
                        if(!gGrid->Mkdir(dirName,"",0)){
                                AliError(Form("Cannot create directory <%s> !",dirName.Data()));
                                gGrid->Cd(initDir.Data());
@@ -206,7 +207,7 @@ Bool_t AliCDBGrid::PrepareId(AliCDBId& id) {
 
        TString lastStorage = id.GetLastStorage();
        if(lastStorage.Contains(TString("new"), TString::kIgnoreCase) && id.GetVersion() > 1 ){
 
        TString lastStorage = id.GetLastStorage();
        if(lastStorage.Contains(TString("new"), TString::kIgnoreCase) && id.GetVersion() > 1 ){
-               AliWarning(Form("*** WARNING! a NEW object is being stored with version %d",
+               AliWarning(Form("A NEW object is being stored with version %d",
                                        id.GetVersion()));
                AliWarning(Form("and it will hide previously stored object with version %d!",
                                        id.GetVersion()-1));
                                        id.GetVersion()));
                AliWarning(Form("and it will hide previously stored object with version %d!",
                                        id.GetVersion()-1));
@@ -220,20 +221,18 @@ Bool_t AliCDBGrid::PrepareId(AliCDBId& id) {
 }
 
 //_____________________________________________________________________________
 }
 
 //_____________________________________________________________________________
-AliCDBId AliCDBGrid::GetId(const AliCDBId& query) {
+Bool_t AliCDBGrid::GetId(const AliCDBId& query, AliCDBId& result) {
 // look for filename matching query (called by GetEntry)
 
        TString initDir(gGrid->Pwd(0));
 
 // look for filename matching query (called by GetEntry)
 
        TString initDir(gGrid->Pwd(0));
 
-       AliCDBId result(query.GetAliCDBPath(), -1, -1, -1, -1);
-
-       TString dirName(fDBPath);
-       dirName += query.GetPath(); // dirName = fDBPath/idPath
+       TString dirName(fDBFolder);
+       dirName += query.GetPath(); // dirName = fDBFolder/idPath
 
        if (!gGrid->Cd(dirName,0)) {
 
        if (!gGrid->Cd(dirName,0)) {
-               AliError(Form("Directory <%s> not found", (query.GetPath()).Data()));
-               AliError(Form("in DB folder %s", fDBPath.Data()));
-               return result;
+               AliDebug(2,Form("Directory <%s> not found", (query.GetPath()).Data()));
+               AliDebug(2,Form("in DB folder %s", fDBFolder.Data()));
+               return kFALSE;
        }
  
        TGridResult *res = gGrid->Ls(dirName);
        }
  
        TGridResult *res = gGrid->Ls(dirName);
@@ -253,10 +252,9 @@ AliCDBId AliCDBGrid::GetId(const AliCDBId& query) {
                if (!query.HasVersion()){ // look for highest version
                        if(result.GetVersion() > aVersion) continue;
                        if(result.GetVersion() == aVersion) {
                if (!query.HasVersion()){ // look for highest version
                        if(result.GetVersion() > aVersion) continue;
                        if(result.GetVersion() == aVersion) {
-                               AliError(Form("More than one object valid for run %d, version %d!", 
+                               AliDebug(2,Form("More than one object valid for run %d, version %d!", 
                                        query.GetFirstRun(), aVersion));
                                        query.GetFirstRun(), aVersion));
-                               result.SetRunRange(-1,-1); result.SetVersion(-1);
-                       return result; 
+                       return kFALSE; 
                        }
                        result.SetVersion(aVersion);
                        result.SetFirstRun(aRunRange.GetFirstRun());
                        }
                        result.SetVersion(aVersion);
                        result.SetFirstRun(aRunRange.GetFirstRun());
@@ -265,10 +263,9 @@ AliCDBId AliCDBGrid::GetId(const AliCDBId& query) {
                } else { // look for specified version
                        if(query.GetVersion() != aVersion) continue;
                        if(result.GetVersion() == aVersion){
                } else { // look for specified version
                        if(query.GetVersion() != aVersion) continue;
                        if(result.GetVersion() == aVersion){
-                               AliError(Form("More than one object valid for run %d, version %d!", 
+                               AliDebug(2,Form("More than one object valid for run %d, version %d!", 
                                        query.GetFirstRun(), aVersion));
                                        query.GetFirstRun(), aVersion));
-                                       result.SetRunRange(-1,-1); result.SetVersion(-1); 
-                                       return result; 
+                                       return kFALSE; 
                        }
                        result.SetVersion(aVersion);
                        result.SetFirstRun(aRunRange.GetFirstRun());
                        }
                        result.SetVersion(aVersion);
                        result.SetFirstRun(aRunRange.GetFirstRun());
@@ -279,38 +276,41 @@ AliCDBId AliCDBGrid::GetId(const AliCDBId& query) {
        
        gGrid->Cd(initDir.Data(),0);
  
        
        gGrid->Cd(initDir.Data(),0);
  
-       return result;
+       return kTRUE;
 }
 
 //_____________________________________________________________________________
 AliCDBEntry* AliCDBGrid::GetEntry(const AliCDBId& queryId) {
 // get AliCDBEntry from the database
 
 }
 
 //_____________________________________________________________________________
 AliCDBEntry* AliCDBGrid::GetEntry(const AliCDBId& queryId) {
 // get AliCDBEntry from the database
 
-       AliCDBId dataId;
+       AliCDBId dataId(queryId.GetAliCDBPath(), -1, -1, -1, -1);
+        Bool_t result;
        
        // look for a filename matching query requests (path, runRange, version, subVersion)
        if (!queryId.HasVersion()) {
                // if version is not specified, first check the selection criteria list
        
        // look for a filename matching query requests (path, runRange, version, subVersion)
        if (!queryId.HasVersion()) {
                // if version is not specified, first check the selection criteria list
-               dataId = GetId(GetSelection(queryId));
+               AliCDBId selectedId(queryId);
+               GetSelection(&selectedId);
+               result = GetId(selectedId,dataId);
        } else {
        } else {
-               dataId = GetId(queryId);
+               result = GetId(queryId,dataId);
        }
 
        }
 
-       if (!dataId.IsSpecified()) return NULL;
+       if (!result || !dataId.IsSpecified()) return NULL;
 
        TString filename;
        if (!IdToFilename(dataId.GetAliCDBRunRange(), dataId.GetVersion(),filename)) {
 
        TString filename;
        if (!IdToFilename(dataId.GetAliCDBRunRange(), dataId.GetVersion(),filename)) {
-               AliError("Bad data ID encountered! Subnormal error!");
+               AliDebug(2,Form("Bad data ID encountered! Subnormal error!"));
                return NULL;
        }
 
                return NULL;
        }
 
-       filename.Prepend("/alien" + fDBPath + queryId.GetPath() + '/');
+       filename.Prepend("/alien" + fDBFolder + queryId.GetPath() + '/');
        filename += "?se="; filename += fSE.Data(); 
 
        filename += "?se="; filename += fSE.Data(); 
 
-       AliInfo(Form("Opening file: %s",filename.Data()));
+       AliDebug(2,Form("Opening file: %s",filename.Data()));
        TFile *file = TFile::Open(filename);
        if (!file) {
        TFile *file = TFile::Open(filename);
        if (!file) {
-               AliError(Form("Can't open file <%s>!", filename.Data()));
+               AliDebug(2,Form("Can't open file <%s>!", filename.Data()));
                return NULL;
        }
 
                return NULL;
        }
 
@@ -320,12 +320,12 @@ AliCDBEntry* AliCDBGrid::GetEntry(const AliCDBId& queryId) {
        TObject* anObject = file->Get("AliCDBEntry");
 
        if (!anObject) {
        TObject* anObject = file->Get("AliCDBEntry");
 
        if (!anObject) {
-               AliError("Bad storage data: NULL entry object!");
+               AliDebug(2,Form("Bad storage data: NULL entry object!"));
                return NULL;
        }
 
        if (AliCDBEntry::Class() != anObject->IsA()) {
                return NULL;
        }
 
        if (AliCDBEntry::Class() != anObject->IsA()) {
-               AliError("Bad storage data: Invalid entry object!");
+               AliDebug(2,Form("Bad storage data: Invalid entry object!"));
                return NULL;
        }
 
                return NULL;
        }
 
@@ -353,11 +353,11 @@ void AliCDBGrid::GetEntriesForLevel0(const char* level0,
        const AliCDBId& queryId, TList* result) {
 // multiple request (AliCDBStorage::GetAll)
 
        const AliCDBId& queryId, TList* result) {
 // multiple request (AliCDBStorage::GetAll)
 
-       TString level0Dir=fDBPath;
+       TString level0Dir=fDBFolder;
        level0Dir += level0;
 
        if (!gGrid->Cd(level0Dir,0)) {
        level0Dir += level0;
 
        if (!gGrid->Cd(level0Dir,0)) {
-               AliError(Form("Level0 directory <%s> not found", level0Dir.Data()));
+               AliDebug(2,Form("Level0 directory <%s> not found", level0Dir.Data()));
                return;
        }
 
                return;
        }
 
@@ -376,13 +376,13 @@ void AliCDBGrid::GetEntriesForLevel1(const char* level0, const char* level1,
        const AliCDBId& queryId, TList* result) {
 // multiple request (AliCDBStorage::GetAll)
 
        const AliCDBId& queryId, TList* result) {
 // multiple request (AliCDBStorage::GetAll)
 
-       TString level1Dir=fDBPath;
+       TString level1Dir=fDBFolder;
        level1Dir += level0;
        level1Dir += '/';
        level1Dir += level1;
 
        if (!gGrid->Cd(level1Dir,0)) {
        level1Dir += level0;
        level1Dir += '/';
        level1Dir += level1;
 
        if (!gGrid->Cd(level1Dir,0)) {
-               AliError(Form("Level1 directory <%s> not found", level1Dir.Data()));
+               AliDebug(2,Form("Level1 directory <%s> not found", level1Dir.Data()));
                return;
        }
 
                return;
        }
 
@@ -414,7 +414,7 @@ TList* AliCDBGrid::GetEntries(const AliCDBId& queryId) {
 
        TString initDir(gGrid->Pwd(0));
 
 
        TString initDir(gGrid->Pwd(0));
 
-       TGridResult *res = gGrid->Ls(fDBPath);
+       TGridResult *res = gGrid->Ls(fDBFolder);
        TString level0;
 
        for(int i=0; i < res->GetEntries(); i++){
        TString level0;
 
        for(int i=0; i < res->GetEntries(); i++){
@@ -444,7 +444,7 @@ Bool_t AliCDBGrid::PutEntry(AliCDBEntry* entry) {
                return kFALSE;
        } 
 
                return kFALSE;
        } 
 
-       filename.Prepend("/alien" + fDBPath + id.GetPath() + '/');
+       filename.Prepend("/alien" + fDBFolder + id.GetPath() + '/');
        TString filenameCopy(filename);
        filename += "?se="; filename += fSE.Data(); 
  
        TString filenameCopy(filename);
        filename += "?se="; filename += fSE.Data(); 
  
@@ -470,13 +470,60 @@ Bool_t AliCDBGrid::PutEntry(AliCDBEntry* entry) {
        if (saveDir) saveDir->cd(); else gROOT->cd();
        file->Close(); delete file; file=0;
        if(result) {
        if (saveDir) saveDir->cd(); else gROOT->cd();
        file->Close(); delete file; file=0;
        if(result) {
-               AliInfo(Form("AliCDBEntry stored into file %s",filenameCopy.Data()));
+               AliInfo(Form("CDB object stored into file %s",filenameCopy.Data()));
                AliInfo(Form("using S.E. %s", fSE.Data()));
        }
  
        return result;
 }
 
                AliInfo(Form("using S.E. %s", fSE.Data()));
        }
  
        return result;
 }
 
+//_____________________________________________________________________________
+TList* AliCDBGrid::GetIdListFromFile(const char* fileName){
+
+       TString turl(fileName);
+       turl.Prepend("/alien" + fDBFolder);
+       turl += "?se="; turl += fSE.Data(); 
+       TFile *file = TFile::Open(turl);
+       if (!file) {
+               AliError(Form("Can't open selection file <%s>!", turl.Data()));
+               return NULL;
+       }
+
+       TList *list = new TList();
+       list->SetOwner();
+       int i=0;
+       TString keycycle;
+       
+       AliCDBId *id;
+       while(1){
+               i++;
+               keycycle = "AliCDBId;";
+               keycycle+=i;
+               
+               id = (AliCDBId*) file->Get(keycycle);
+               if(!id) break;
+               list->AddFirst(id);
+       }
+       file->Close(); delete file; file=0;
+       
+       return list;
+
+
+}
+
+//_____________________________________________________________________________
+Bool_t AliCDBGrid::Contains(const char* path) const{
+// check for path in storage's DBFolder
+
+       TString initDir(gGrid->Pwd(0));
+       TString dirName(fDBFolder);
+       dirName += path; // dirName = fDBFolder/path
+       Bool_t result=kFALSE;
+       if (gGrid->Cd(dirName,0)) result=kTRUE;
+       gGrid->Cd(initDir.Data(),0);
+       return result;
+}
+
 /////////////////////////////////////////////////////////////////////////////////////////////////
 //                                                                                             //
 // AliCDBGrid factory                                                                                 //
 /////////////////////////////////////////////////////////////////////////////////////////////////
 //                                                                                             //
 // AliCDBGrid factory                                                                                 //
@@ -492,7 +539,8 @@ Bool_t AliCDBGridFactory::Validate(const char* gridString) {
        // pattern: alien://hostName:Port;user;dbPath;SE
        // example of a valid pattern:
        // "alien://aliendb4.cern.ch:9000;colla;DBTest;ALICE::CERN::Server"
        // pattern: alien://hostName:Port;user;dbPath;SE
        // example of a valid pattern:
        // "alien://aliendb4.cern.ch:9000;colla;DBTest;ALICE::CERN::Server"
-        TRegexp gridPattern("^alien://.+:[0-9]+;[a-zA-Z0-9_-.]+;.+;.+$");
+//        TRegexp gridPattern("^alien://.+:[0-9]+;[a-zA-Z0-9_-.]+;.+;.+$");
+        TRegexp gridPattern("^alien://.+$");
 
         return TString(gridString).Contains(gridPattern);
 }
 
         return TString(gridString).Contains(gridPattern);
 }
@@ -504,24 +552,58 @@ AliCDBParam* AliCDBGridFactory::CreateParameter(const char* gridString) {
        if (!Validate(gridString)) {
                return NULL;
        }
        if (!Validate(gridString)) {
                return NULL;
        }
-       TString buffer(gridString + sizeof("alien://") - 1);
-       TString host = buffer(0,buffer.First(':')); // host (ex. aliendb4.cern.ch)
-       buffer = buffer(host.Sizeof(),buffer.Sizeof());
-       TString strPort = buffer(0, buffer.First(';'));
-       Int_t port = atoi(strPort.Data());      // port number (ex. 9000)
-       buffer = buffer(strPort.Sizeof(),buffer.Sizeof());
-       TString user = buffer(0,buffer.First(';')); // user (ex. colla)
-       buffer = buffer(user.Sizeof(),buffer.Sizeof());
-       TString dbPath = buffer(0,buffer.First(';')); // DB path (ex. /alice/cern.ch/user/c/colla/DB)
-       TString se = buffer(dbPath.Sizeof(),buffer.Sizeof()); // storage element (ex. ALICE::CERN::Server)
+       //TString buffer(gridString + sizeof("alien://") - 1);
+       TString buffer(gridString);
+       TString gridUrl         = "alien://"; 
+       TString user            = "";
+       TString dbFolder        = "DBGrid";
+       TString se              = "ALICE::CERN::se01";
+
+       TObjArray *arr = buffer.Tokenize('?');
+       TIter iter(arr);
+       TObjString *str;
        
        
-       AliInfo(Form("host: %s",host.Data()));
-       AliInfo(Form("port: %d",port));
-       AliInfo(Form("user: %s",user.Data()));
-       AliInfo(Form("dbPath: %s",dbPath.Data()));
-       AliInfo(Form("s.e.: %s",se.Data()));
+       while((str = (TObjString*) iter.Next())){
+               TString entry(str->String());
+               Int_t indeq = entry.Index('=');
+               if(indeq == -1) {
+                       if(entry.BeginsWith("alien://")) { // maybe it's a gridUrl!
+                               gridUrl = entry;
+                               continue;
+                       } else {
+                               AliError(Form("Invalid entry! %s",entry.Data()));
+                               continue;
+                       }
+               }
+               
+               TString key = entry(0,indeq);
+               TString value = entry(indeq+1,entry.Length()-indeq);
+
+               if(key.Contains("grid",TString::kIgnoreCase)) {
+                       gridUrl += value;
+               } 
+               else if (key.Contains("user",TString::kIgnoreCase)){
+                       user = value;
+               }
+               else if (key.Contains("folder",TString::kIgnoreCase)){
+                       dbFolder = value;
+               }
+               else if (key.Contains("se",TString::kIgnoreCase)){
+                       se = value;
+               }
+               else{
+                       AliError(Form("Invalid entry! %s",entry.Data()));
+               }
+       }
+       delete arr; arr=0;
+               
+       AliInfo(Form("gridUrl:  %s",gridUrl.Data()));
+       AliInfo(Form("user:     %s",user.Data()));
+       AliInfo(Form("dbFolder: %s",dbFolder.Data()));
+       AliInfo(Form("s.e.:     %s",se.Data()));
 
 
-       return new AliCDBGridParam(host, port, user, dbPath, se);       
+       return new AliCDBGridParam(gridUrl, user, dbFolder, se);       
 }
 
 //_____________________________________________________________________________
 }
 
 //_____________________________________________________________________________
@@ -531,8 +613,8 @@ AliCDBStorage* AliCDBGridFactory::Create(const AliCDBParam* param) {
        if (AliCDBGridParam::Class() == param->IsA()) {
                
                const AliCDBGridParam* gridParam = (const AliCDBGridParam*) param;
        if (AliCDBGridParam::Class() == param->IsA()) {
                
                const AliCDBGridParam* gridParam = (const AliCDBGridParam*) param;
-               AliCDBGrid *grid = new AliCDBGrid(gridParam->GetHost(), gridParam->GetPort(), 
-                                     gridParam->GetUser(), gridParam->GetPath(),
+               AliCDBGrid *grid = new AliCDBGrid(gridParam->GridUrl(), 
+                                     gridParam->GetUser(), gridParam->GetDBFolder(),
                                      gridParam->GetSE()); 
 
                if(gGrid) return grid;
                                      gridParam->GetSE()); 
 
                if(gGrid) return grid;
@@ -556,25 +638,24 @@ AliCDBGridParam::AliCDBGridParam() {
 }
 
 //_____________________________________________________________________________
 }
 
 //_____________________________________________________________________________
-AliCDBGridParam::AliCDBGridParam(const char* host, 
-                               const Int_t port, 
+AliCDBGridParam::AliCDBGridParam(const char* gridUrl, 
                                const char* user, 
                                const char* user, 
-                               const char* dbPath
+                               const char* dbFolder
                                const char* se):
                                const char* se):
- fHost(host),
- fPort(port),
+ fGridUrl(gridUrl),
  fUser(user),
  fUser(user),
- fDBPath(dbPath),
+ fDBFolder(dbFolder),
  fSE(se)
 {
 // constructor
        
        SetType("alien");
 
  fSE(se)
 {
 // constructor
        
        SetType("alien");
 
-       TString uri=("alien://");
-       uri+=host; uri+=":"; uri+=port; uri+=";";
-       uri+=user; uri+=";"; uri+=dbPath; uri+=";";
-       uri+=se;
+       TString uri;
+       uri+=fGridUrl; uri+="?";
+       uri+="User=";   uri+=fUser; uri+="?"; 
+       uri+="DBFolder="; uri+=fDBFolder; uri+="?";
+       uri+="SE=";     uri+=fSE;
        
        SetURI(uri);
 }
        
        SetURI(uri);
 }
@@ -589,14 +670,14 @@ AliCDBGridParam::~AliCDBGridParam() {
 AliCDBParam* AliCDBGridParam::CloneParam() const {
 // clone parameter
 
 AliCDBParam* AliCDBGridParam::CloneParam() const {
 // clone parameter
 
-        return new AliCDBGridParam(fHost, fPort, fUser, fDBPath, fSE);
+        return new AliCDBGridParam(fGridUrl, fUser, fDBFolder, fSE);
 }
 
 //_____________________________________________________________________________
 ULong_t AliCDBGridParam::Hash() const {
 // return Hash function
 
 }
 
 //_____________________________________________________________________________
 ULong_t AliCDBGridParam::Hash() const {
 // return Hash function
 
-        return fHost.Hash()+fPort+fUser.Hash()+fDBPath.Hash()+fSE.Hash();
+        return fGridUrl.Hash()+fUser.Hash()+fDBFolder.Hash()+fSE.Hash();
 }
 
 //_____________________________________________________________________________
 }
 
 //_____________________________________________________________________________
@@ -613,10 +694,9 @@ Bool_t AliCDBGridParam::IsEqual(const TObject* obj) const {
 
         AliCDBGridParam* other = (AliCDBGridParam*) obj;
 
 
         AliCDBGridParam* other = (AliCDBGridParam*) obj;
 
-        if(fHost != other->fHost) return kFALSE;
-        if(fPort != other->fPort) return kFALSE;
+        if(fGridUrl != other->fGridUrl) return kFALSE;
         if(fUser != other->fUser) return kFALSE;
         if(fUser != other->fUser) return kFALSE;
-        if(fDBPath != other->fDBPath) return kFALSE;
+        if(fDBFolder != other->fDBFolder) return kFALSE;
         if(fSE != other->fSE) return kFALSE;
        return kTRUE;
 }
         if(fSE != other->fSE) return kFALSE;
        return kTRUE;
 }