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OSG Technology Area Meeting, 7 May 2024


  • BrianL at CHTC planning retreat all day Thursday

Triage Duty

Triage duty shifts Tue-Mon

  • This week: MattW
  • Next week: BrianL
  • 5 (-4) open FreshDesk tickets
  • 1 (+0) open GGUS ticket

Jira (as of Monday morning)

Note: deltas are between the 4/16 meeting and this one

# of tickets Δ State
230 -3 Open
21 -1 Selected for Dev
22 +1 In Progress
15 +0 Dev Complete
2 +0 Ready for Testing
0 +0 Ready for Release

OSG Software Team

Doc focus this Friday afternoon - Matt: Provide README for Kubernetes Gratia Probe - Mat: Document OSPool testing procedure for new versions of Pelican

Yum Repo (Mat): - Status update? - Pungi has been chosen as the replacement; Mat is familiarizing himself with it - Separately, if we retire, what all needs updating? - osg-build and Koji will need to reference the new URLs for upstream sources and SVN

Kubernetes Gratia Probe (Matt): - Where are we on data visualization? - BrianL has an ATLAS meeting today so may be able to find more about NET2 Prometheus authZ - If Ryan is on board, let's throw the helm chart bits into our helm chart repo under supported/iris-hep - For the k8s PromQL container, we can - Point Ryan at SOTERIA to get him Harbor access


  • HTCondor:

    • Rolling out a new 23.7.x release to fix an ssh-to-job issue on EL9
    • New release expected Thursday
    • Depending on OSPool testing of Pelican 7.8.0, the HTCondor tarballs will either contain 7.8.0 or 7.7 with a backport of an error message patch
  • GlideinWMS:

    • Patch release candidate in progress; team has started using the new linting tool "Ruff"
    • Includes setting Apptainer variables so its image cache is not written to home directories
    • Improves provisioning of Glideins by letting Frontend admins configure thresholds for determining whether EPs are full

Support Update

  • HPC4L (Mat, BrianL, Jaime Frey): Various CE issues have been resolved and jobs are running


None this week

OSG Release Team

  • Ready for Testing
    • XRootD 5.6.9
  • Ready for Release
    • Nothing yet


None this week