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OSG Technology Area Meeting, 29 October 2018

Coordinates: Conference: 719-284-5267, PIN: 57363; https://www.uberconference.com/osgblin
Attending: BrianL, Carl, Derek, Edgar, Marian, Mat, TimT

Announcements

  • Bob Ball (AGLT2) is retiring at the end of this week
  • IRIS-HEP kickoff at UChicago 10/31-11/2
  • OSG Annual Planning Retreat at UW-Madison, 11/6-11/8

Triage Duty

  • This week: Edgar
  • Next week: Mat
  • 4 (+1) open tickets

JIRA

# of tickets Δ State
137 -2 Open
21 +3 In Progress
7 +3 Ready for Testing
0 -1 Ready for Release

OSG Software Team

  • 3.4.20
    • HDFS-FUSE support on EL6
    • GlideinWMS 3.4.2
    • SciTokens 1.2.1
    • Improved StashCache packaging
  • Reminder: topology and especially downtime updates should be considered high priority. Please watch the topology GitHub repo.
  • AI (TimT, Carl): Update your Y7 effort numbers
  • Doc focus
    • AI (BrianL): Review PRs, finish XRootD overview
    • AI (TimT): start doc focus tickets

Discussion

None this week

Support Update

  • New Mexico State (BrianL) - Due to the BOSCO home dir sharing requirements, NMSU will be installing their own CE. Derek says BOSCO may not require NFS shared across the WNs for HTCondor clusters.
  • Fermilab (Carl) - Stephan Lammel asked for Python 3 HTCondor bindings in the OSG. We're waiting on this work to be completed upstream.

OSG Release Team

3.4.20 Δ Status
6 +6 Open
4 +4 In Progress
6 +6 Ready for Testing
0 +0 Ready for Release
16 +16 Total
  • OSG 3.4.20
    • Testing
      • GlideinWMS 3.4.2
      • stashcache-client
      • SciTokens 1.2.1
        • python-jwt
        • xrootd-scitokens
    • Ready for Release
      • Nothing Yet
  • Data
    • Perhaps IGTF?
  • Operations
    • repo-update-cadist updates (low priority)

Discussion

  • Release likely this week, both GlideinWMS and XRootD released recently
  • AI (TimT): Coordinate with Edgar about issues with submitting pilots to the Madison ITB

OSG Investigations Team

  • XRootD-scitokens 0.6.0, SciTokens 1.2.1, and PyJWT will be released this week.
  • XRootD-macaroons: Difficult to test, but tested!
  • StashCache presenation to WLCG-DOMA group.

Ongoing

Discussions

  • AI (Derek) - Help find testers for xrootd-scitokens, python-scitokens, python-jwt