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OSG Technology Area Meeting, 4 October 2022


  • BrianL OOO (travel + vacation) the next two weeks
  • Mat gone next Tue-Fri + following Monday morning for travel

Triage Duty

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

Jira (as of Monday)

# of tickets Δ State
214 +2 Open
32 +0 Selected for Dev
20 +3 In Progress
13 +0 Dev Complete
1 -4 Ready for Testing
4 +4 Ready for Release

OSG Software Team

  • TimT on triage duty next week; will do double duty
  • Next Doc Focus this week Fri, Oct 7
  • Starting EL 9 work this month; including items for Carl after GitHub comanage identifier work; TimT may rope in help for EL9 prep work
  • AI (Mat): OSDF helm chart for Fabio targeted for this week
  • AI (Mat): fix rsyslog in glideins
  • AI (Carl): Update Topology to pull GitHub identifier from COManage


  • rsyslog not working at a lot of sites, see if canary sites are reporting properly with rsyslog; Lincoln is interested as well (in rsyslog), and in first-class rook PVC.

Support Update

  • BrianL: user issue, ssh key with comanage account; or 2fa like with duo; issue with XSEDE and ACCESS; submit6 never logged them in.

  • Mat: stash issue; everything transferred to stderr; empty files cause transfers to fail; jobs w/ no stdout cause transfer failures; ospool ticket. Upgrades for stashcp. New upstream location for source tarballs.

  • Carl: made PRs for retiring TIGER-OSG-BACKFILL; can review together at hackathon; Mat suggests doing things differently.

OSG Release Team

  • Ready for Testing
    • XRootD 5.5.1 RC1 - Fix issue with FUSE mounts
  • Ready for Release
    • Nothing


None last week