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prevent normal users from directly running their own binary file in pbs system

In our cluster with PBS batch system (torque) installed, we wish all the users execute their jobs by qsub so that the CPU resources can be well managed. However, it is found that users in our cluster ...
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torque reports error when posting job to client nodes

The system has two machines, one (called macondo02) runs pbs_server and pbs_schedule, another (called macondo01) runs pbs_mom. I have ensured that the host can clearly identify the existance of the ...
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How to find out the PBS version installed in a cluster?

Whenever I submit a job array, I get one job ID in this form: 463880-1.hostname with 463880 being the job ID and 1 the array ID, one job for each "array position". Today I'm using a different ...
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pbs check how much cpu a job is using / job % cpu usage

On a cluster a job is submitted to run on N CPUs. qstat -f doesn't show how much CPU resources the job is using other than the time. How does one check whether 100% of each CPU power is used? It is ...
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Numerous pbs_server errors in /var/log/messages

On supercomputer's management node we receive numerous errors such as: pbs_server: LOG_ERROR::is_request, bad attempt to connect from 10.10.0.254:1023 (address not trusted - check entry in ...
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Email notifications per JOB ARRAY not per job in PBS torque

Is there a way to configure torque to send email notifications on start and end of job array, and not per job, Im managing job arrays of thousands of jobs, and I dont want to get flooded by mails. But ...
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Why does qdel comman return 'Unknown Job Id'

OS Version: CentOS release 4.6 (Final) Kernel \r on an \m 2.6.9-100.ELsmp Problem When I run qdel i get the following error: qdel: Unknown Job Id 20432.scyld.localdomain Information Output of ...
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I get the error qsub: Bad UID for job execution when trying to submit a job via PBS

OS Version: CentOS release 4.6 (Final) Kernel \r on an \m 2.6.9-100.ELsmp When I attempt to run a job it gives me the error: qsub: Bad UID for job execution I have created a fresh user account and ...
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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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Torque: How lock node cores to one application [closed]

I am having an issue that I do not know how to solve. Say I have 2 nodes (node1 and node2) each with 24 cores, I have software where I have a license for 32 cores. I want to be able to configure ...
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Torque PBS Errors on Node “sys_copy, command '/usr/bin/scp -rpB /var/spool/pbs/spool/169104.davidbook.ER david@DavidBook://Test.e169104'”

and thank you for any help with this problem. I will find some questions I can answer well to pay the community back either way. I keep getting the following error on my test cluster syslog: May 20 ...
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torque pbs 4.0.1 job stays queued ('Q') state; the scheduler seems not receiving any notification

I am using torque 4.0.1 on openSUSE 12.1 in a cluster environment. When I qsub a job (simple as "echo hello"), it remains in 'Q' state, and never gets scheduled. I can force the job to run with qrun, ...
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Getting pbs configuration

I am currently working on an application which use the accounting logs generated by pbs/torque (by default in $APPHOME/server_priv/accounting). I would like to now if there is a reliable way to find ...
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Can read/write jobs be put in a queue?

I share a server with HAL. The server has 32 GB of memory. I rarely use more than 1GB of memory, and when I do, it is for a few minutes at a time, and I don't mind sending such jobs to the back of ...
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PBS Jobs - serial vs parallel job which one is better for my scenario

I have access to a cluster that uses 'torque' (I think) and we use PBS scripts to submit jobs. I need to run more then 200 instances of an app that I've developed in java. The app acts as a peer ...
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pbs/Torque interactive jobs: bash trick to run command after launch

I'm using pbs interactive jobs in bash, launched using qsub -I, and I'd like to run some command after launch. After this command is run, I'd like to continue to use the interactive reservation as ...
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Non-exclusive job scheduling in PBS/Torque

The cluster resource manager Torque typically allocates compute nodes on an exclusive basis. However, when you have a lot of small jobs (like we do) running against multi-core compute nodes, this can ...
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Torque jobs does not enter “E” state (unless “qrun”)

Jobs I add to the queue stays there in "Queued" state without attempts to be executed (unless I manually qrun them) /var/spool/torque/server_logs say just 04/11/2011 ...
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Only half of my pbs/Torque jobs are being scheduled

My supercomputing center recently moved from SGE to pbs/Torque. Now, when I schedule my array jobs, only half of the jobs in the array get scheduled. When they finish, the other half get scheduled. ...