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5 min

Meeting Admin

As agreed on changes to the minutes may be executed on the Agenda wiki page, with the aid of audio and text transcript available for 1 week.

5 min

Announcements !

Weekly Technical Meeting Hosts:

Sept - Sridhar Rao Thanks!

Oct - Emma Foley Thanks!

Nov - Georg Kunz Thanks!

Dec - Lincoln Lavoie (yes, Lincoln!)

MEC and NFV Plugtest:

  • Cross-adoption possibilities - there is a shared goal here, between requirements and conformance.
20 min


  • Status
  • List of
  • Agree on RC1, remaining milestones and dates ?
    • RC1:   (Wiki Vote that RC1 is met successful?)
    • Technical Release:  
      • #agree to use wiki vote on to approve Technical release, including marketing message.
    • Marketing Release: December 15

  • How do we characterize the JERMA Release Test Suite?
    • OPNFV provides the building-blocks (tests) for CNTT's RC.
      • Repeatable, consumable, stable.
      • Hand-off OPNFV-JERMA to RC activities and OVP badging (not the same)
      • Main goal OPNFV-JERMA is to check if the test case integration/automation and requirement coverage.
    • More specifically, is JERMA an RC Tech Preview? Prototype? Beta? Experimental?
    • JERMA is the most comprehensive set of tests aligned to the CNTT RA-1 and RC-1. 
    • CNTT determines the definition of Compliance (test cases in RC).

10 min
  • Marketing message discussion - Review complete
    • JERMA messaging doc: Google doc
    • Wrap-up and Next steps.

10 min

MELD Topics and status updates

  • CNTT Merger and Meld
    • Proposed Release Artifacts for Anuket (Trevor's Notes)  Edited on , NEED to agree on a description - currently represents discussion at several meetings.
    • Proposal for Interim Meeting Structure (first one, others possible)
      • 90 minute meeting
      • OPNFV Time-slot + 30 minutes
      • 30 minute stand-up for PTLs and WS leads, and others
      • 60 minutes for operational and deeper discussions leading to decisions.
    • Converged work-flow or Tool chain: what do we recommend?
      • under discussion -
      • shift to gitlab is a continuing discussion and evaluation
    • Release Naming -  in 2021?
      • Defer to MELD-ORG or Interim TSC: naming can remain independent.
    • Anuket!
    • Joint 2 hour session between Meld-ORG and Meld-OPS teams

Marketing wiki for properties of melded organization:

5 min

OVP Engagement status update

  •  recent status update

10 min

Gitlab Pilot

  • Weekly place holder update
    • Highlights from Georg Kunz 's Kuberef talk at Technical event

Notes from StorPerf migration: GitLab and StorPerf

Evaluation tracker:

0 min

OPNFV Project Reviews

  • SampleVNF Reorganizing:  Future Review!

5 min

Status Updates

  • OPNFV Linux Foundation Lab (Portland) hardware upgrade status
  • LF IT/Infra update: (Aric GardnerTrevor Bramwell)

Future Topics

  • Future Topic: upcoming ETSI NFV&MEC Plugtest ~Feb 2021

  • new template concept is on hold

Outstanding Action Items

  • none

IRC Meeting Minutes



  • Quorum reached
  • Minutes approved


  • Al announces interim TSC co chair elections
  • Only two candidates reported, therefore only vote of confidence is needed
  • Jim states email to vote will be sent out today and will be closed  
  • Al announces the next virtual dev and test event
  • Heather is not available to discuss charter update.  Potentially needs a vote
  • OPNFV memories event: Recollection of OPNFV through the last 6 years
  • Jack asks if there will be an annoucement
  • Jim confirms once date is set the announcement will be made
  • Jim confirms there has been no email sent out yet
  • Mark reminds of the MEC and NFV 

Jerma Release

  • Vote page:
  • David notes CIRV was unable to create their branch.  Aric is investigating
  • David notes documentation issues
  • Trevor states this should be resolved now.  Known issue with VSPERF fixed.  Known issue with SampleVNF fixed
  • Aric notes Python issues were present, upgrade caused issues.  New builders are being brought online
  • Georg asks for a review of the doc issues still open
  • David takes action to follow up with Sofia to confirm they can be closed
  • Mark locks the vote for RC1
  • RC1 vote passes with 10 votes for, none against, 2 abstained
  • Al notes there are still pending comments in the Jerma Messaging doc
  • TSC approval is needed on this document
  • Al calls for objections to the marketing message
  • Hearing none, Al calls for #agree to the message
  • Al proposes wiki vote

Meld Status

  • OPNFV and CNTT shall cease Dec 31
  • Anuket becomes live Jan 27
  • Need to approve the charter
  • Meeting on  to discuss operational issues
  • Scott recommends OPNFV TSC continues to operate until  

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