[GE users] Possible to remove/control e-mail domain for cluster notifications?

reidac andrew.reid at nist.gov
Fri Dec 3 19:23:11 GMT 2010


On Fri, Dec 03, 2010 at 02:04:34PM -0500, reuti wrote:
> Hi,
> 
> Am 03.12.2010 um 19:56 schrieb reidac:
> 
> >  I'm running the Debian-packaged GridEngine 6.2u4 on a small 
> > cluster here, and I've recently discovered a problem with e-mail
> > notifications -- the system is defaulting to sending these to
> > "<user>@<submit-host>", but these mails are getting stuck.
> > 
> >  There actually is a mail relay on the cluster subnet, but it
> > only accepts mail for local delivery.  The actual nodes run
> > "nullmailer", and are set up to default to a domain 
> > which the mail relay recognizes as "local". 
> > 
> >  The problem is that this default local domain does not 
> > correspond to the names of the submit hosts -- consequently
> > the mail relay is blocking these messages.
> > 
> >  A work-around is for users to put "#$ -M <username>"
> > (or "#$ -M <username>@<local-domain>") in their scripts.  
> > A more automatic set-up could be achieved if I set up an
> > an interior DNS server for my cluster subnet with MX
> > records for the submit hosts that would translate them to 
> > the mail relay's local domain.
> > 
> >  But what I really want is for SGE to get it right in 
> > the first place -- I'd like the default e-mails to be
> > addressed to either just <username>, or 
> > <username>@<prescribed-domain-independent-of-submit-host>.
> 
> you have two options:
> 
> a) use an SGE mail-wrapper
> 
> b) adjust the domain in e.g. postfix:
> 
> $ cat sender_canonical
> /^(.*@).*$/     ${1}domain.example.invalid
> 
> (main.cf must be changed from hash to regexp for sender_canonical, no postmap necessary)

  Thanks Reuti -- a wrapper is probably pretty simple, I'll try that
first.  

				-- A.
-- 
Dr. Andrew C. E. Reid
Physical Scientist, Computer Operations Administrator
Center for Theoretical and Computational Materials Science
National Institute of Standards and Technology, Mail Stop 8555
Gaithersburg MD 20899 USA
andrew.reid at nist.gov

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