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#481 new feature

IZ2462: changes to qconf/qmon for supporting CVS or change configuration management

Reported by: mnikhil Owned by:
Priority: normal Milestone:
Component: sge Version: 6.1u3
Severity: minor Keywords: execution
Cc: thimo.neubauer@…

Description

[Imported from gridengine issuezilla http://gridengine.sunsource.net/issues/show_bug.cgi?id=2462]

        Issue #:      2462             Platform:     All       Reporter: mnikhil (mnikhil)
       Component:     gridengine          OS:        All
     Subcomponent:    execution        Version:      6.1u3        CC:    None defined
        Status:       NEW              Priority:     P3
      Resolution:                     Issue type:    FEATURE
                                   Target milestone: ---
      Assigned to:    pollinger (pollinger)
      QA Contact:     pollinger
          URL:
       * Summary:     changes to qconf/qmon for supporting CVS or change configuration management
   Status whiteboard:
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     Issue 2462 blocks:
   Votes for issue 2462:


   Opened: Tue Jan 15 10:35:00 -0700 2008 
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Original requirement:
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>>>> In our environment, we are group of people who administer the grid.
>>>> Whenever we make any changes to the grid configuration in any
>>>> detail, we
>>>> mail the diffs to track the changes among ourselves.
>>>> Would it be possible, in a better way, that whenever there is any
>>>> change
>>>> to the grid configuration by the qconf command, there is a mail
>>>> generated. In the sense, please have another option like
>>>> 'change_mail
>>>> yes|no' and send an diff to the email id defined in
>>>> 'administrator_mail'
>>>> of the grid configuration based on the parameter value. Can this
>>>> make
>>>> out as an RFE ? Please let me know to file it.
>>
>>> Admittingly, I mostly rely on command line qconf, than qmon as the
>>> tool for SGE admin changes. [I actually never used it :-/]
>>> If it were to do for both qmon and qconf, then this I guess,
>>> requires
>>> on SGE front itself to get configuration change (plug-in)... Than
>>> having a admin to have his EDITOR variable set to a custom wrapper
>>> always.



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Attaching the thread for the posterity reference sake:

-----Original Message-----
From: Reuti [mailto:reuti@staff.uni-marburg.de]
Sent: Tuesday, January 15, 2008 10:12 PM
To: users@gridengine.sunsource.net
Subject: Re: [GE users] Grid configuration change-management

Hi,

Am 15.01.2008 um 14:48 schrieb Mulley, Nikhil:

> Hi Reuti,
>
> So do you agree it can be filed as an RFE for coming up v6.2?

sure.

-- Reuti


> Thanks,
> Nikhil
>
> -----Original Message-----
> From: Reuti [mailto:reuti@staff.uni-marburg.de]
> Sent: Tuesday, January 15, 2008 12:18 AM
> To: users@gridengine.sunsource.net
> Subject: Re: [GE users] Grid configuration change-management
>
> Hi,
>
> Am 14.01.2008 um 13:33 schrieb Erik Soyez:
>
>> Good day Nikhil,
>>
>> in my opinion this would be a very very useful feature.  Fortunately
>> we can use scVenus with most of our SGE installations - otherwise I
>> would call this feature "most essential".  One first step could be
>> a qconf option like "-dump" and "-restore" to backup the entire
>> cluster configuration as a plain text file (or xml).  I've been
>> missing that for a long time.  It would not only be great for
>> configuration backups and version control interfaces but also to get
>> an instant configuration overview (e.g. for support and debugging).
>>
>> Erik Soyez.
>>
>> P.S.: Another important feature for multi admin environments would be
>> a qmod option to add comments e.g. why queues have been disabled etc.
>
> you can use this one:
>
> http://gridengine.sunsource.net/servlets/ReadMsg?
> listName=users&msgNo=10239
>
> -- Reuti
>
>
>>
>> On Sun, 13 Jan 2008, Mulley, Nikhil wrote:
>>
>>> Hi Andreas,
>>>
>>> Thanks for the response.
>>>
>>> If I read your message correctly on the EDITOR variable pointing to
>>> a wrapper for producing the diffs, it is certainly doable, but what
>>> would have been more appropriate is it if it were a feature from SGE
>>> itself whether people are interested in the change management
>>> itself,
>>> if yes, send notifications on the changes. In my case, there are
>>> multiple people associated with the changes, in the sense of relying
>>> on all of them for setting their EDITOR variable would not be
>>> appropriate.  As such as request, I guess this could be well made
>>> into SGE itself.
>>>
>>> Admittingly, I mostly rely on command line qconf, than qmon as the
>>> tool for SGE admin changes. [I actually never used it :-/]
>>> If it were to do for both qmon and qconf, then this I guess,
>>> requires
>>> on SGE front itself to get configuration change (plug-in)... Than
>>> having a admin to have his EDITOR variable set to a custom wrapper
>>> always.
>>>
>>> Please let me know your consent.
>>>
>>> Regards,
>>> Nikhil
>>>
>>>
>>> -----Original Message-----
>>> From: Andreas.Haas@Sun.COM [mailto:Andreas.Haas@Sun.COM]
>>> Sent: Friday, January 11, 2008 6:27 PM
>>> To: users@gridengine.sunsource.net
>>> Subject: Re: [GE users] Grid configuration change-management
>>>
>>> Hi Nikhil,
>>>
>>> actually it should be possible to do this based on EDITOR
>>> environment
>>> variable. It would have to point on a script wrapper that saves the
>>> file before editing under /tmp/saved.$$ so that it can mail the diff
>>> to a mailing list after editing.
>>>
>>> As for an RFE the question would be whether somehing related could
>>> be done for qmon. I think it would be possible even though no editor
>>> is launched by qmon. Having such a configuration change plug-in
>>> would
>>> be interesting as it could be the base for use of a version control
>>> system such as CVS as a mirror for the SGE configuration.
>>>
>>>
>>> On Fri, 11 Jan 2008, Mulley, Nikhil wrote:
>>>
>>>> In our environment, we are group of people who administer the grid.
>>>> Whenever we make any changes to the grid configuration in any
>>>> detail, we
>>>> mail the diffs to track the changes among ourselves.
>>>> Would it be possible, in a better way, that whenever there is any
>>>> change
>>>> to the grid configuration by the qconf command, there is a mail
>>>> generated. In the sense, please have another option like
>>>> 'change_mail
>>>> yes|no' and send an diff to the email id defined in
>>>> 'administrator_mail'
>>>> of the grid configuration based on the parameter value. Can this
>>>> make
>>>> out as an RFE ? Please let me know to file it.
>>
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comment:1 Changed 7 years ago by aylee

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