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OSG Technology Area Meeting, 15 October 2018

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


TimT out Wed and Thurs

Triage Duty

  • This week: BrianL
  • Next week: Carl
  • 4 (-3) open tickets


# of tickets Δ State
138 +0 Open
14 -3 In Progress
5 +5 Ready for Testing
0 +0 Ready for Release

OSG Software Team

  • Next doc focus this Thursday (10/18) afternoon
  • Reminder: topology and especially downtime updates should be considered high priority. Please watch the topology GitHub repo.
  • AI (TimT): Update your Y7 effort numbers


None this week

Support Update

  • UCSD (Edgar) - worked with the UCSD CIO so that they can now request InCommon IGTF certificates
  • University of Amsterdam (Edgar) - encountered some policy issues with accepting Let's Encrypt certificates.
  • GlideinWMS (Edgar) - 3.4.1 release candidate with built-in Singularity support has been running for a few weeks at GLOW-ITB and GlueX without any issues.
  • UCSD test frontend (Edgar) - OSG and CMS Singularity wrappers are consistently having issues accessing CVMFS at Nebraska, Purdue, and some T3s. Investigating.

OSG Release Team

3.4.19 Δ Status
6 +1 Open
3 -1 In Progress
3 +3 Ready for Testing
0 +0 Ready for Release
12 +3 Total
  • OSG 3.4.19
    • Testing
      • Improve StashCache packaging
      • Release autopyfactory 2.4.9
      • Release OSG flock submit host packaging
    • Ready for Release
      • Nothing yet
  • Data
    • Nothing on the horizon
  • Operations
    • repo-update-cadist updates


  • AI (TimT): Coordinate with Edgar about issues with submitting pilots to the Madison ITB

OSG Investigations Team

Marian out this week.

  • XRootD-scitokens release coming!
  • SciTokens release coming!
  • PyJWT built in osg-devel. Need to run some tests.
  • XRootD-macaroons: Developer testing. Difficult to test (need some infrastructure to setup)
  • XRootD-TPC in osg-contrib


Edgar, Derek, Brian, Marian all involved in CHEP papers that are due at the end of this month.



None this week