13 October

Fedora has decided to move to OpenSSL 1.1.0 from next release (Fedora 25). To be a able to continue supporting the newest Fedora, ARC will need to implement support for OpenSSL 1.1.0 from next major release, scheduled for beginning of next year. As significant code changes are needed, some of which are not compatible with earlier OpenSSL versions, we will have to drop support for platforms depending on OpenSSL versions lower than 1.0.0.
The consequence is that from ARC 6.0 only EL6+, Fedora12+, Debian 7+, Ubuntu 11.10+ will be supported.
In particular notice that we will not continue support for EL5 and Ubuntu 10.04 LTS.

3 October

NeIC is looking for a Storage Specialist to strengthen the Nordic Tier-1 team. As member of a dynamic virtual team you will have a variety of challenging tasks and involve extensive contact with research groups and specialist communities in the Nordic countries and internationally. For full announcement and instructions how to apply, see the job advertisement. Deadline: October 27, 2016.

6 September

The update NorduGrid ARC 15.03u9 is now available. This update includes a minor update of ARC to version 5.1.3. In addition to several bug fixes this release introduces two auxiliary tools to (a) generate backtraces from core dumps generated by ARC and (b) to convert delegation DBs between BDB and SQLite (see release notes for usage and more information). Additionally, all ARC services can now be managed through the systemd system, as required by the newest Fedora.
This changes the following component versions:

The updated packages are available for download from our repositories if you have the updates repository enabled. There are several bugfixes and enhancements with this version, more details in the release notes.

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