Wednesday, January 17, 2018

Operations Service Update Wednesday, January 24 at 13:00 UTC

The GOC will upgrade the following services beginning Wednesday, January 24 at 13:00 UTC. The GOC reserves 8 hours in the unlikely event unexpected problems are encountered.

Redirector
  * The two redirector.osgstorage.org instances, redirector1.grid.iu.edu and redirector2.grid.iu.edu, are running xrootd v4.3.0, while the latest OSG version of xrootd is 4.8.0. This package will be upgraded on both instances.

Indiana University Submit node
  * Install filebeats for transfer logs

MyOSG, OIM and Ticket
  * Implement Single Sign On allowing users to validate with local credentials

OASIS
  * Update configuration repository so that those cvmfs clients that set CVMFS_HTTP_PROXY=DIRECT will access stratum 1s through the openhtc.io Content Delivery Network.

Repo
  * Implement new repository update script

All Services
  * Operating system updates will be installed; reboots will be required. The usual HA mechanisms will be used, but some services will experience brief outages.

Thursday, December 21, 2017

Announcing OSG Software version 3.4.6

We are pleased to announce OSG Software version 3.4.6.

Changes to OSG 3.4.6 include:
- XRootD 4.8.0: fixed caching issues and multiple segfaults
- CernVM-FS 2.4.4: bug fixes for servers and clients
- GlideinWMS 3.2.20: improved factory performance, Singularity support
- osg-pki-tools: use HTTPS for all OIM connections, service certificate fix
- osg-wn-client: add gfal2-http plugin
- HTCondor-CE 3.0.4: bug fixes
- osg-gridftp: add osg-configure-gratia
- osg-configure 2.2.3: minor bug fixes

Release notes and pointers to more documentation can be found at:

http://opensciencegrid.github.io/docs/release/3.4/release-3-4-6/

Need help? Let us know:

http://opensciencegrid.github.io/docs/common/help/

We welcome feedback on this release!

Announcing OSG Software version 3.3.31

We are pleased to announce OSG Software version 3.3.31.

Changes to OSG 3.3.31 include:
- XRootD 4.8.0: fixed caching issues and multiple segfaults
- CernVM-FS 2.4.4: bug fixes for servers and clients
- GlideinWMS 3.2.20: improved factory performance, Singularity support
- osg-pki-tools: use HTTPS for all OIM connections, service certificate fix
- osg-wn-client: add gfal2-http plugin
- lcmaps: enable VOMS signature checking by default
- GridFTP-HDFS: fix potential crash related to CVMFS checksums
- HTCondor-CE 2.2.4: bug fixes
- osg-gridftp: add osg-configure-gratia
- osg-configure 1.10.3: minor bug fixes

Note: This is the last regular release of this release series. At this
point, only critical issues will be addressed in this series through May
2018. After May, this release series is unsupported. Please consider moving
to the 3.4 series.

Release notes and pointers to more documentation can be found at:

http://opensciencegrid.github.io/docs/release/3.3/release-3-3-31/

Need help? Let us know:

http://opensciencegrid.github.io/docs/common/help/

We welcome feedback on this release!

Wednesday, December 20, 2017

Announcing VO Package Update


We are pleased to announce a data release for the OSG Software Stack.
Data releases do not contain any software changes.

This release contains VO Package v77:
- Remove voms1.egee.cesnet.cz VOMS server (auger VO)

Release notes and pointers to more documentation can be found at:

http://opensciencegrid.github.io/docs/release/3.4/release-3-4-5-4/
http://opensciencegrid.github.io/docs/release/3.3/release-3-3-30-4/

Need help? Let us know:

http://opensciencegrid.github.io/docs/common/help/

We welcome feedback on this release!

Tuesday, December 5, 2017

Operations Service Update - Tuesday, December 12 at 13:00 UTC

The GOC will upgrade the following services beginning Tuesday, December 12 at 13:00 UTC. The GOC reserves 8 hours in the unlikely event unexpected problems are encountered.

OASIS
  * Update cvmfs software on oasis and oasis-replica to the latest versions.
  * Rebuild oasis.opensciencegrid.org cvmfs repo from staged files in order to clean out unchunked large files.  This also removes subdirectories whose staged files had been removed: belle, gm2, lbne, icecube, and uc3.
  * Reinstall oasis-login from scratch in order to test that the reinstall process can be done cleanly, including installing the ouser.mis cron job.
  * Set atlas-nightlies.cern.ch repo to use CERN stratum 1 instead of stratum 0.
  * Other minor improvements to scripts on oasis and oasis-replica.

All Services
  * Operating system updates, reboots will be required. The usual HA mechanisms will be used, but some services will experience brief outages.

Wednesday, November 29, 2017

Announcing OSG CA Certificate Update

We are pleased to announce a data release for the OSG Software Stack.
Data releases do not contain any software changes.

This release contains updated CA Certificates based on IGTF 1.88:
- updated UKeScience 2B ICA based on a SHA-2 family digest (UK)
- added new PKIUNAMgrid (2017) trust anchor for roll-over (MX)

Release notes and pointers to more documentation can be found at:

http://opensciencegrid.github.io/docs/release/3.4/release-3-4-5-3/
http://opensciencegrid.github.io/docs/release/3.3/release-3-3-30-3/

Need help? Let us know:

http://opensciencegrid.github.io/docs/common/help/

We welcome feedback on this release!

Monday, November 20, 2017

Announcing VO Package Update v76

We are pleased to announce a data release for the OSG Software Stack.
Data releases do not contain any software changes.

This release contains VO Package v76:
- Drop redundant geant4-lcgadmin objects
- Add missing SNO+ VOMS servers
- Add notice to voms-mapfile-default

Release notes and pointers to more documentation can be found at:

http://opensciencegrid.github.io/docs/release/3.4/release-3-4-5-2/
http://opensciencegrid.github.io/docs/release/3.3/release-3-3-30-2/

Need help? Let us know:

http://opensciencegrid.github.io/docs/common/help/

We welcome feedback on this release!