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Is it possible to limit a user to a particular host, using the Resource Quota Configuration option in qmon for Sun Grid Engine?

I'm thinking of a line to the effect of:

limit users {john} to hostname=compute-1-1.local

The documentation mentions built in resource types: slots, arch, mem_total, num_proc, swap_total, and the ability to make custom types.

Details: SGE 6.1u5 on Rocks


The above rule seems to be valid, since

  • using an unknown hostname
  • mangling the resource name 'hostname'

both cause errors

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  limit users {john} hosts !compute-1-1.local to slots=0

(Note, I didn't test this, but it should work)

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