[GE users] Adding exec hosts to SGE via qconf

Andy Moran andy at wildbrain.com
Tue May 17 20:46:28 BST 2005


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Thanks guys.  This is the information I need to avoid running the
installer script on the executation hosts.  From this, it seems we can
do everything via 'qconf' from another machine as long as the exec init
script starts up on the client machine.

Yay.



Cheers!
--Andy

Andy Schwierskott wrote:
> Hi,
> 
> adding a host to a cluster queue implicitely adds the host as an execution
> host which is done by the "qconf -ae" option otherwise.
> 
> An execution host does not disappear automatically when the last queue
> instance for that host is removed. Otherwise qmaster would deny load reports
> from that host and log an error about load reports from an unknown host.
> 
> Andy
> 
> On Thu, 12 May 2005, Reuti wrote:
> 
> 
>>Hi Andy,
>>
>>although I never used -ae, we are using -ah do add the hosts. I mean: I run one
>>time the client script on one node, and then we replicate this image to all
>>nodes. Having done this, -ah will add the clients as (trusted) admin hosts and
>>creating any (cluster-)queue with an appropriate hostgroup set will add them as
>>execution hosts in addition.
>>
>>Staring up the execd on the nodes will create the spool directories for each
>>node on it's own. This I observed up to now.
>>
>>Cheers - Reuti
>>
>>
>>Quoting Andy Moran <andy at wildbrain.com>:
>>
>>
>>>My apologies if this has been asked before.
>>>
>>>
>>>I notice qconf has the ability to add an execution host using either the
>>>-ae or -AE flags.  Previously we thought we had to run inst_sge on the
>>>client machine.. Besides the init scripts (which we are going to
>>>distribute in another way anyway, if SGE is entirely on NFS, is there
>>>any reason I can't use qconf instead of running the installer on the
>>>client machine?  That is to say, does qconf -ae do everything the
>>>installer does in regard to setting up the proper files?
>>>
>>>Thanks!
>>>
>>>
>>>
>>>
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