[GE users] how to install a Windows submit host?

Harald Pollinger Harald.Pollinger at Sun.COM
Thu Sep 27 12:08:54 BST 2007

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Kevin Swanson wrote:
> Sun Grid Engine 6.1 says it now supports execute and submit hosts on
> Windows, but it's unclear to me how to setup a Windows submit host. Is
> the prerequisite "Microsoft Services For UNIX" software necessary for a
> submit host? It's clear that you need it for an execution host, but I
> was unsure if it's needed for a submit host. Also, when you install the
> master host, it asks you for a list of execution hosts, so how would you
> actually set up a Windows machine that's just a submit host. On Unix
> systems, creating a submit host was straightforward. As long as you had
> the binaries installed and ran the settings.sh or settings.csh script,
> that was all you needed (except to just register the submit host's
> hostname with the master).

It's exactly the same for a Windows submit host, but you have to install 
and configure the Microsoft SFU on the submit host first.


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