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QSUB error in NIS. stale NFS file handle

I'm one of the user of our server, not administrator. Our main server uses NIS. And File system and clusters are connected to NIS server. Whenever I want to execute ./program.sh I type qsub -q ...
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How to trigger cross-platform jobs between Windows and Unix

I have an application which has components on Windows and Unix. I need to run overnight jobs which initiate tasks/jobs on both environment. These need to be sequenced so I cannot simple use Cron / ...
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SQL Backup Is Taking All My Hard Drive Space

I have a job that I run every day to backup my SQL database. I just bought a band new server and was going to transfer the database backup over to the new serer and restore it. Our database isn't as ...
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Bacula copy job cannot find device

I have one bacula server on site which regularly backup all my servers. Now i am trying to create copy job which should copy all full backups to offsite. But i still getting error: Device ...
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Torque PBS: If we change queue attributes do they come into effect instantly or do I need to restart PBS?

Like I mention in the title, if we change queue attributes do they come into effect instantly or do I need to restart PBS? Let me know.
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Torque PBS Manager permission rules cannot be changed

When I try to change the queue as such: set queue standard total_jobs=16 I get the following error: qmgr obj=standard svr=default: Cannot set attribute, read only or insufficient permission ...
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How to change PBS job submission rules

We have job submission rules for our parallel computing center which uses PBS for job scheduling. I need to change them but have no idea how to. Anyone? Operating system is CentOS on scyld ...
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Why “jobs -p | kill -n 15” doesn't work?

I'm very new to Linux. And as a matter of fact I use Cygwin now and not Linux itself. I'm trying to install RVM (Ruby Version Manager). I was doing rm -r ./.rvm -i command. I wanted to remove .rvm ...
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IBM AS400/iSeries find which job is blocking a job queue

I'm working on an iSeries with system version 6.1. Some job is keeping other jobs in its queue to process. I know the queue name (PUR1) and see it has an abnormally amount of jobs in it. My ...
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HylaFax - Get status of a job

I am trying to write a front-end for sending faxes in PHP. I want to know how can I get the status of a fax job. When the user sent a fax, how can I report the status of the job to the user ? In case ...
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crontab on fedora core 6

I want to run php file every hour using cronjab 0 * * * * root /usr/bin/lynx -dump http://mydomain.com/weeklyreport.php I put this line in etc/crontab. I do not get any mail. Weeklyreport is to ...
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cron job email customization

I have a list of cronjobs where some executes daily and others execute very 15 minutes. I do want to receive an email for the ones executed daily, but wants email disabled for the ones executing every ...
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Privileged command as part of cronjob

I'm facing a weired problem on a unix-based machine. Here is the story: I have a personal username/password on a unix machine with limited privileges. Whenever I need to execute some commands I have ...
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How to schedule daily backup in MSSQL Server 2008 Web Edition

In MSSQL Management Studio I created a maintenance plan but it won't work Error is; "Message Executed as user: Administrator. Microsoft (R) SQL Server Execute Package Utility Version 10.0.1600.22 for ...
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Open source alternative to Autosys? [closed]

As an alternative to Autosys, what is the best open source job scheduler? This question is a bit subjective but I'm looking for something that is widely used in production environments, has a good ...
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Crontab Question

I'm using a Linux Enironment (Ubuntu 9.something). I used the following command: crontab -u myusername /home/myusername/test_cron_file Works great. When I check the spool folder, everything is as ...
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Powershell 2.0 : issue import-Module in a background job

I launch a script in backgroung using Start-Job command. In this script, I load a module using Import-Module. The job stay blocked in the running state at the Import-Module step. The same behaviour ...
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SQL Server Job system silently fails

We run numerous scheduled jobs using MS SQL 2005 job scheduler. Over the past few weeks, we've been witnessing that a running job will simply STOP and will not record any history in the Log File ...
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Backup Exec - One backup to two locations

We are running Backup Exec 11d (I know, I know... next year's budget). We'd like to set up backups to go to the current backup server, which hosts a tape drive, and to a remote server which has a ...
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Product Recommendation: Good job scheduler for windows servers? [closed]

Looking for a mostly-GUI tool that is low cost (less then $1k, but not required) and allows you to create scheduled tasks and jobs without writing vbscript, batch files, or powershell. Something ...
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How do you deal with bosses that think you're slacking off?

What do you do when your boss asks, "What the hell do you do all day anyway? Everything is always running fine..."? How do you best convey the value of your job as a sys admin? (No, leaving is not an ...