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OSG Technology Area Meeting, 10 September 2018

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


IRIS-HEP officially announced on Tuesday (

Triage Duty

  • This week: BrianL
  • Next week: Mat?
  • 4 (-1) open tickets


# of tickets Δ State
131 +1 Open
27 +4 In Progress
7 +1 Ready for Testing
0 +0 Ready for Release

OSG Software Team

  • Remember to add your outages to the OSG Software calendar
  • When replying to Freshdesk tickets, add yourself as a watcher!
  • AI (Suchandra, TimT): Update your Y7 effort numbers
  • OSG 3.4.18
    • AI (Marian) xrootd-hdfs-2.1.2 build?
    • AI (Carl): xrootd-lcmaps troubleshooting and build
    • AI (Carl): kick off VMU tests against branch that supports xrootd-lcmaps < 1.4.0
    • AI (Suchandra): kick off VMU tests against the new xrootd build
    • AI: blahp, osg-test, htcondor-ce builds
  • AI (Derek): is uploading pilot records is unregistered in the topology


None this week

Support Update

  • Harvard (BrianL): still having issues with multicore pilots and their CE. Doesn't seem to be an HTCondor-CE issue at this point.
  • Topology (BrianL, Mat): fixup Purdue downtime, various downtime and contact registrations

OSG Release Team

3.4.18 Δ Status
6 +4 Open
9 +6 In Progress
4 +1 Ready for Testing
1 +1 Ready for Release
20 +12 Total
  • OSG 3.4.18
    • Testing
      • GlideinWMS 3.4 in OSG 3.4
      • Gratia SLURM probe fails to log exceptions
      • Fix "GRACC server not responding" warnings in RSV
      • Gratia Slurm fails to log probe exceptions
      • tarball-client: remove cog-jglobus-axis workaround
    • Ready for Release
      • CVMFS 2.5.1
  • Data
    • Testing
      • Update LSC and vomses for SuperCDMS and LSST
    • Ready for Release
      • Create vo-client-dcache
  • GOC
    • Testing
      • Nothing
    • Ready for Release
      • Nothing


  • Probably do a data release this week
  • Probably do a software (3.4.18) release next week
  • AI (TimT): get approval from Alessandra or Wei on the LSST vo-client updates
  • AI (Carl): find out the original reporter of the GRACC-RSV issue
  • AI (Edgar): test GlideinWMS 3.4.0

OSG Investigations Team

In Progress:

  • Shepherding the xrootd plugins through the release process.
    • xrootd-TPC - contrib
    • xrootd-macaroons - contrib
    • xrootd-scitokens - release
    • x509-scitokens-issuer - contrib
  • Discussions with with Internet2 to place StashCache in connection points. Waiting on GeoIP issues to be worked out.
  • (Still ongoing) The repo server is going to move, once again. But there should be no noticable differences. If there is, then we failed.



None this week