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OSG Technology Area Meeting, 22 November 2022


  • BrianL traveling Nov 28 - Dec 2
  • Carl OOO Wednesdays

Triage Duty

  • This week: TimT
  • Next week: Carl
  • 10 (+0) open FreshDesk tickets
  • ? (+?) open GGUS ticket

Jira (as of Monday)

# of tickets Δ State
233 -6 Open
23 +0 Selected for Dev
15 -1 In Progress
16 -1 Dev Complete
6 +3 Ready for Testing
0 +0 Ready for Release
  • Brian will be tossing more things into backlog to make sense of prios; in need of cleaning

OSG Software Team

  • AI (Mat): Assist Mats and HTCondor devs in getting container universe working on the OSPool
  • AI (Mat): scitokens ticket for Steve Timm
  • AI (Mat, Carl) EL 9 groundwork:
  • Carl: for next week, add VMU images for EL9 (SOFTWARE-5337)
  • After that: OSDF tickets selected for development: SOFTWARE-5296, SOFTWARE-5295


  • Marco: glideinwms: frontend is not reporting properly to monitoring

Support Update

  • BrianL: discusses Open Science Pool token registry; will manually create a token for comanage after discussion with Brians B,A
  • University of Arkansas Little Rock (BrianL): working around an issue with ORCID and the self-service OS Registry
  • NERSC (Mat, BrianB, BrianL): got a patched XRootD into testing for Lisa to install to test issues with missing Role/Capability in her VOMS certificate. That seems to be fixed but there are still ongoing issues. Mat: not getting logging we are supposed to for XRootD server at NERSC.
  • CalTech startd cron not getting parsed correctly; BrianL will talk to Todd about it
  • Carl: DESY: don't want other VOs they host
  • Carl: unregistered gratia probes: we want to close for moral victory, might wanna check for more unreg probes at some point
  • Derek: supporting TimC in osg-connect-ops
  • Derek: Einstein telescope wants to use OSDF
  • Derek: gratia probe payloads, identifying the pool? Next week, not this week.

OSG Release Team

  • Ready for Testing
    • GlideinWMS 3.9.6
    • CVMFS 2.10.0-1.1 (and osg-oasis 19)
    • XRootD 5.5.1-1.4 (fixes FUSE mounts via xrdfs)
      • One more xrootd patch for Mat to get in; Mat says go with 1.4, unresolved bug in 1.5
    • Vault 1.12.1
  • Ready for Release
    • Nothing yet


None this week