[GE users] killing idle interactive jobs

Ron Chen ron_chen_123 at yahoo.com
Wed Jul 7 04:17:30 BST 2004


Do your users unset the "autologout" variable?

If not, then you only need to add a few lines of code
to set "autologout" in SGE.

 -Ron

--- "James E. Dobson" wrote:
> I'm using wrappers around qrsh to start remote
> interactive jobs. For the
> most part people are good about exiting from the
> application when they are
> done. On occasion they will forget and spend several
> days idle taking up a
> slot until we kill the job. Does anyone have any
> good ideas about how to
> timeout an interactive session? Obviously GE can't
> know what the user is
> doing in the application (matlab mostly) and
> attempts to idle-out based on
> keyboard input will not work (long run-times).
> 
> Thanks,
> 
> -jed
> 
> // Jed Dobson
> // Department of Psychological & Brain Sciences
> // Dartmouth College
> // James.E.Dobson at Dartmouth.EDU
> // (603) 646-9324
> 
> 
>
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