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OSG Technology Area Meeting, 28 November 2023


Triage Duty

Triage duty shifts Tue-Mon

  • This week: Matt
  • Next week: TimT
  • 6 (+1) open FreshDesk tickets
  • 0 (+0) open GGUS ticket

Jira (as of Tuesday morning)

# of tickets Δ State
246 -3 Open
23 +0 Selected for Dev
29 +1 In Progress
20 -1 Dev Complete
2 +0 Ready for Testing
1 -1 Ready for Release

OSG Software Team

Kubernetes Hackathon - AI (Mat): Pelican origin - William shadowing - AI (Matt): xDD MongoDB Stuff, add shoveler sidecar to osdf-origin helm chart - AI (BrianL): Cleanup OSG 23 containers, maybe

Release - AI (Matt): OSG CA certs workaround. Are there still mysterious test failures with the -java subpackage - AI (Matt): vo-client update

Miscellaneous: - NRAO hero run - AI (Mat): submit transform to flock out to the OSPool from AP1 - AI (Mat): analyze Felipe's logs and construct a GPU site go/no-go list - AI (BrianL): Fix CHTC CE GPU submission - AI (Mat): XRootD tarball for Pelican - AI (BrianL): ship first batch of vo-client updates for IGTF CA 3 this week - AI (Mat): Write instructions for package signing using YubiKeys on Windows

Remaining OSG 23 items - Figure out if we need VOMS for EL9/an update to EL8 - AI (BrianL): Finish transition of internal containers to OSG 23 - AI (Mat): Investigate automatically regenerating development/minefield repos


None this week

Support Update

  • JLab (Mat): Kurt running into another XRootD segfault
  • Topology/COManage (Mat): interrupted enrollment flow
  • Lebanon (BrianL): new site, consulting with management regarding policy


  • AI (Derek): K8s hackathon, address large number of permissions requested OpenSearch helm chart

OSG Release Team

  • Ready for Testing
    • XRootD 5.6.3-1.2
      • Another bugfix incoming for XRootD
    • osg-system-profiler 1.7.0
    • htcondor-ce 23.0.1
    • osg-vo-client (Ready by Thursday)
  • Ready for Release
    • Nothing yet


  • CA cert updates? Punting for ~week.
  • RE: AI (Tim): Update tarball scripts to use 23-main (SOFTWARE-5713)
    • Done in previous release. Dropping latest OASIS worker node client symlink. Sites should be making a concious choice to change version. Possibly in Febuary?