[GE users] How to move resultfiles from execute host back to submitter

Harald Pollinger Harald.Pollinger at Sun.COM
Fri Dec 14 15:32:36 GMT 2007

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Atle Rudshaug wrote:
> Hmm...It seems that file staging is only possible with DRMAA. Is that
> true?


> In my project I don't use DRMAA. I need the epilog script with
> the file transfer to happen after an array job is done.

Just do it like in the howto. It tells you how to configure SGE and what 
to add to your prolog and epilog scripts.


> Is there not
> any other way than use DRMAA? Could I just manually write a regular
> job submit file that uses SCP and transfers all output files on the
> execution host back to the submitter? Then send this script as
> dependent on the array job?
> - Atle
> On 12/14/07, Harald Pollinger <Harald.Pollinger at sun.com> wrote:
>> Hi Atle,
>> there is a mechanism called "delegated file staging" in SGE. It's called
>> "delegated" because it just provides all necessary informations, the
>> real work is delegated to the prolog/epilog scripts.
>> Please see the man page sge_conf(5) how to enable and how to use this
>> mechanism, search terms in this page are "delegated_file_staging" and
>> "$fs_", and
>> http://gridengine.sunsource.net/howto/filestaging/filestaging6.html for
>> a howto.
>> Regards,
>> Harald
>> Atle Rudshaug wrote:
>>> Hi!
>>> I am doing some tests with SGE and Condor on 3 nodes only. What I need
>>> is to get the result files for SGE back to my home dir on the submit
>>> host. I don't have the home directories on NFS and don't have time to
>>> set that up before a deadline. Condor does this automatically. Is
>>> there some automatic way for SGE? Do I have to use a epilogue script?
>>> If so, how?
>>> - Atle

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