TORQUE is a fork of OpenPBS, a job scheduling application used to distribute workloads within a UNIX-based computing cluster.

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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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prevent normal users from running code on a cluster outside of 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 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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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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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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Set total memory limit with Torque

I run a moderately sized cluster and I am having a queue problem. For example I have a node with 128GB of memory and a program that I set the amount of memory per core. So for example if I set memory ...
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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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Configuring Maui/Torque to map different queues to same nodes based on availability

I want to setup Maui/Torque to have queues mapping to specific nodes. I currently have 2 queues (main, priv) and 2 nodes (node1, node2). What I would like to achieve is the following: *queues* -> ...
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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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Choosing a scheduler and WMS layer for cluster

I'm trying to decide between HTCondor, TORQUE-Maui, EMI-gLite. It seems that these are functionally the same with regards to the ease of implementation, community and platform support (my cluster is ...