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OSG Technology Area Meeting, 13 September 2022


Carl out Wednesdays

Triage Duty

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

Jira (as of Monday)

# of tickets Δ State
206 -1 Open
36 +5 Selected for Dev
22 +2 In Progress
9 +0 Dev Complete
4 +0 Ready for Testing
0 +0 Ready for Release

OSG Software Team

  • Next doc focus Oct 7
  • AI (Mat): OSDF origin Helm chart
  • AI (Mat): fix rsyslog in glideins
  • AI (Mat): add changes for XCache:
    • review Carl's PR for authfile generator
    • add extra issuer for PRP caches for Fabio
  • AI (Carl): auto-generate OASIS StashCache configs
  • AI (Carl): improve hosted-ce-tools Python 3 support
  • AI (BrianL): cut new topology client
  • AI (BrianL): meet with Igor et al. to discuss handoff of supporting Lancium provisioner from GIL to Operations or Software
  • AI (Mat/Carl): discuss interface for supporting complex disk setups in OSDF Helm charts
  • AI (TimT): fix regexps in condor-mapfile in HTCondor-CE 5 to be compatible with HTCondor 9.11+


LIGO has tested XRootD 5.5.0, which fixed scitokens issues they were having. LIGO uses CILogon and Vault for managing token auth.

Support Update

  • COManage (BrianL): manually fix a user's access, notes in FD#70228
  • LIGO (Derek): Debug HTTP(s) transfers with tokens. Failed with 5.4.3, works with 5.5.0 (osg-testing). So calling it a success.
  • FNAL (Derek): Low cpu utilization at FNAL a few months back. Not sure there is much to debug as source of truth.
  • LIGO (Derek): New CVMFS repo for, copy of (will be a symlink)
  • LIGO (Carl): assisted CalTech in registering their Squid proxy in Topology

OSG Release Team

  • Patch Tuesday Release today to Execution Points

  • Ready for Testing

    • XRootD 5.5.0
  • Ready for Release
    • stashcp 6.8.1
    • osg-token-renewer 0.8.3


  • AI (TimT): reach out to John Thiltges about feasibility of updating to 10.0? (TimT: 9.12.0 in a couple weeks)