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Using the Worker Node Containers

The OSG worker node containers contain the suggested base environment for worker nodes. They can be used as a base image to build containers or to perform testing.

The containers are available on Docker Hub.

Available Containers

Available tags include:

  • latest: The latest version of the OSG worker node environment on the most recent supported OS. As of August 2019, this is OSG 3.5 and RHEL7.
  • 3.5: The OSG 3.5 release series on top of the most recent supported OS. As of August 2019, this is RHEL7.
  • 3.5-el7: The OSG 3.5 release series on top of a RHEL7 environment.
  • 3.4: The OSG 3.4 release series on top of the most recent supported OS. As of August 2019, this is RHEL7.
  • 3.4-el7: The OSG 3.4 release series on top of a RHEL7 environment.
  • 3.4-el6: The OSG 3.4 release series on top of a RHEL6 environment.

Building Upon the Container

You may base the container on the OSG worker node by including it inside your Dockerfile:

FROM opensciencegrid/osg-wn:latest

You can replace latest with any tag listed above.

Perform Testing

You may perform testing from within the OSG worker node envionment by running the command:

[email protected] # docker run -ti --rm opensciencegrid/osg-wn:latest /bin/bash