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OSG Technology Area Meeting, 13 April 2021

Coordinates: Conference: +1-415-655-0002, PIN: 146 266 9392, (password sent separately)
Attending: Brian L, Carl, Marco Mambelli, Mat, Tim T


BrianL out this Thu/Fri
Marian on extended leave

Triage Duty

  • This week: Carl
  • Next week: Mat
  • 9 (+0) open FreshDesk tickets
  • 0 (+0) open GGUS ticket

Jira (as of Monday)

# of tickets Δ State
143 +5 Open
14 -1 Selected for Dev
27 +1 In Progress
12 +0 Dev Complete
28 +2 Ready for Testing
0 +0 Ready for Release

OSG Software Team

  • OSG 3.5.33/3.6
    • AI (Carl): Promote Frontier Squid to testing
    • AI (Carl): Rebuild Blahp 2.0.1 in OSG 3.6
    • AI (Mat): Push GlideinWMS 3.7.3 to testing when it's ready, coordinate with Mats and Jeff Dost
    • AI (Mat): Build HTCondor-CE 5.1.0 once released upstream
    • AI (Carl): Kick off VMU tests for htvault-config and htgettoken
  • AI (Mat): Debug Tiger Slurm Hosted CE failure to start


None this week

Support Update

  • SIUE (BrianL): they're trying out a self-hosted CE in front of their Ubuntu 20 cluster
  • University of Tennessee Chattanooga (BrianL): multi-VO Hosted CEs don't work because HTCondor-CE sets HOME from the CE by default.
    Fixed in to-be-released versions of HTCondor-CE
  • Lancium (Mat): debug low contributions after updating to the latest backfill container image

OSG DevOps

  • XRootD accounting information (from Frank):
    • May need help with automating the process of generating these reports. A month only takes a few minutes. Longer periods take much longer.
    • Table of working set, read, and re-read for monthly, quarterly, and year.


None this week

OSG Release Team

  • Need to send ready for testing email today
  • Aiming to release XRootD 5 this week, at least in 3.5 upcoming


None this week