[GE users] first question - mail notification

Rayson Ho rayrayson at gmail.com
Tue Jul 31 14:24:31 BST 2007


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On 7/30/07, Alexandre Racine <Alexandre.Racine at mhicc.org> wrote:
> So where can I find this parameter to change it? The "good" path on that server is
> not /bin/mail.

Read the first few lines of the manpage:

http://gridengine.sunsource.net/servlets/ReadMsg?list=users&msgNo=20995

Rayson



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>
> Alexandre Racine
> Projets spéciaux
>
>
>
> -----Original Message-----
> From: Chris Dagdigian [mailto:dag at sonsorol.org]
> Sent: Mon 2007-07-30 15:38
> To: users at gridengine.sunsource.net
> Subject: Re: [GE users] first question - mail notification
>
>
> Hi Alexandre,
>
> Short answer: email may be coming from the compute nodes. Is your
> cluster set up to correctly handle this case?
>
> In SGE 6.x and later, email is generated by the sge_execd which means
> it comes from the compute node where the job ran. Many clusters I've
> seen have managed to set up mailhandling correctly on the head/master/
> portal systems but in some cases they have neglected to configure for
> proper smarthost and mail relay coming from messages generated by
> compute nodes.
>
> You may want to login to a compute node and confirm that your
> "sendmail myemail at domain.com" works. Check the logs on the compute
> node including the mail logs if you have access as well.
>
> One other suggestion -- I often configure clusters so that user mail
> can only be delivered to the local user spool on the login/master
> node -- external mail relaying is prevented. We do this so that
> someone launching a bad array job does not swamp the organizational
> SMTP server with a few thousand error messages each time the job fails.
>
> -Chris
>
>
> On Jul 30, 2007, at 3:32 PM, Alexandre Racine wrote:
>
> > Hi all,
> >
> > I have added this to my batch file
> >
> > #$ -S /bin/bash
> > #$ -m abe
> > #$ -M myemail at domain.com
> > #$ -cwd
> >
> > And I don't receive anything. I have try the "sendmail
> > myemail at domain.com" command and it works.
> > I have look in the logs of the server and SGE, but it would seems
> > that there is nothing related to mail.
> >
> > Can someone help me on this? Thanks.
> >
> >
> >
> >
> > Alexandre Racine
> > Projets spéciaux
> >
> >
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