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OSG Technology Area Meeting, 19 August 2019

Coordinates: Conference: 719-284-5267, PIN: 57363;
Attending: BrianL, Diego, Marco Mambelli, Marian, Matyas


  • HTCondor Fun day this Friday
  • IRIS-HEP retreat September 12, 13: block your calendars
  • TimT OOO, returning 8/26
  • Carl OOO, returning 8/29
  • Edgar OOO, returning 9/2

Triage Duty

  • This week: Mat
  • Next week: TimT
  • 5 (-2) open FreshDesk tickets
  • 2 (+0) open GGUS ticket


# of tickets Δ State
159 +3 Open
45 +2 In Progress
13 +0 Ready for Testing
1 +1 Ready for Release

OSG Software Team


  • We decided to punt on the new GPG keys (SOFTWARE-3275) for OSG 3.4.34/3.5.0
  • HTCondor yum upgrade failures are due to dropping CREAM support in OSG 3.5 and we hope to find packaging solution

Support Update

  • Brown (Marian): working on XRootD issue (AAA CMS problems); still in progress
  • Syracuse (Mat, Edgar): initial test jobs succeeded, submitting larger test jobs for further validation
  • Purdue (Edgar): CMS XCache mostly set up (2 caches, 1 redirector) and just need to open the firewall for the last verification tests
  • GGUS ticket w/ Doug Johnson about using Let's Encrypt with LVS; still need to create the ticket for load-balanced GridFTP + Let's Encrypt document
  • Vanderbilt (Marian): answered XRootD questions about how to track down misbehaving users

OSG Investigations Team

No updates this week


  • Working with operations investigating OAuth with co-manage. Waiting on co-manage (Wisconsin?!?!)