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OSG Technology Area Meeting, 8 January 2018

Coordinates: Conference: 719-284-5267, PIN: 57363;
Attending: BrianL, Carl, Derek, Edgar, Marian, Suchandra, TimC, TimT


Triage Duty

  • This week: Edgar
  • Next week: TimT
  • 8 (+1) open tickets


# of tickets Δ State
150 -3 Open
36 +0 In Progress
8 +2 Ready for Testing
0 +0 Ready for Release

OSG Software Team

  • GlideinWMS release candidate expected today
  • TWiki expected to be turned down in the next few days
  • Address PR comments from last month's doc focus
  • The Madison team is deciding on a day for the next doc focus. Other team members are welcome to join the chosen date+time or set aside their own 4 hour focus time.
  • Thoughts/feedback on the material theme used for the technology area vs the readthedocs theme used for the docs area?


  • The material theme content width is too narrow. Request a configuration knob or pointers on how to adjust it.
  • Additionally, TimC would like configuration to easily disable previous/next page links in the footer

Support Update

  • AGLT2 (BrianL): Bad UK eScience CA update may be the cause of a user's gfal-copy failures to AGLT2's SRM
  • Oklahoma (Marian): /var/run/xrootd doesn't get recreated on EL7 upon reboot. Passing this information onto the xrootd developers.
  • Utah (Suchandra, Derek): Adding lonepeak cluster to the OSG via hosted CE

OSG Release Team

3.4.7 Δ Status
15 +2 Open
24 +2 In Progress
5 +2 Ready for Testing
0 +0 Ready for Release
44 +6 Total
  • 3.4.7
    • frontier-squid 3.5.27-2.1
    • osg-ca-generator 1.3.0
      • backups should be created if using --force
      • Generate LSC file
    • Remove Slurm from osg-contrib


None this week

OSG Investigations Team

  • GRACC is now collecting HTCondor transfer records. All the Graphs (URL likely to change)
  • GRACC is now running on a new frontend (web facing node). Check for broken things.
  • New GRACC HTCondor xfer nodes coming online
  • New PS service coming to GRACC
  • StashCache monitoring / accounting in inadaquate. We always knew this, but now we are getting requests for reports. Need to add features to XRootD for better monitoring.



None this week