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accounting GPU compute time on HPC clusters

How do you account for GPU compute time on your HPC clusters ? I have a growing, and quite heterogeneous (SXM4 A100s, PCIe A100s, NVlinked V100s, PCIe V100s, T4s, AMD cards arriving soon etc...), GPU ...
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Traceing amount of processed data for disks

Currently, I have drives that log the count LBA which they have processed - but that is a special SMART counter/value not generally available as it seems. Is there any generic way of logging how much ...
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Client hostname attribute in radius request

I am now trying to run logging of accounting information into my database. I use FreeRadius. I have read at glance a few RFC for radius accounting and authentication, so I expect that it is not ...
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Where are nftables counters logged/stored, and how long do they persist?

I'm attempting to track the total data being transmitted from a specific set of IP addresses (both IPv4 and IPv6) using nftables with a named counter on the rule. My goal is to be able to track this ...
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How non-HP PCL print jobs keep PJL-like job control information?

In print queue systems, each job has print job information in print control languages such as Epson EPL or HP PJL; in MS Windows print spools, this information is kept in separate SHD files. Are ...
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Where does Cups keep print job information?

We are trying to assemble a free software stack to get detailed print job accounting information, something similar to what Papercut Printlogger does, for raw printing queues. We have been testing ...
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Using FreeRADIUS to filter accounting packets before forwarding

I am trying to see if it is possible to use FreeRADIUS to filter certain request types before forwarding the request on to its final destination. I have the following topology for RADIUS accounting ...
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What is correct iptables chain to put -j NETFLOW

I have a router, with firewall (with drop policy), nats, services. I want to account all factual traffic (inputed before firewal, outputed by services, and passed firewall in forwarding), with its "...
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freeradius client send only accounting request, not access request

I have freeradius 2.2.6. Only at first connection the client send both access request and accounting request. subsequent connections sends only accouting request! This problem occurs ONLY with sone ...
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Freeradius radacct table is empty

I am using Freeradius 2 in FreeBSD server. The server is able to authenticate the user in MySQL database but i found that radacct table is not updated. I have check the configuration in the /sites-...
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using powershell ; from a given location a of folder i want to validate and show the number of specific filetypes respective folder

Using powershell from a given location a of folder I want to validate and show the number of specific filetypes respective folder. I tried using the command to count the number of files in a folder I ...
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Programatically Pull Account Track Data from Konica Minolta/Ricoh Copy Machines

To be safe, I checked the serverfault guidelines, and I think this question falls under management of 3rd party platforms or administration of networks. I'm sure I'm not the only sysadmin with this ...
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Is it safe to Update and/or Insert records into an accounting software's database? (Pastel Evolution)

Our CRM system can post transactions to our accounts software (Pastel Evolution), but it doesn't perform the required currency conversion. Both systems have different "base" currencies (because of our ...
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Comparing "user time" for same operations on different cpu

In my accounting system i limit using cpu-time by user. But on servers with different cpu's same operation may take different cpu-time. Now i want compare perfomance for my servers to introduce factor ...
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Is there any script to do accounting for the proftpd's xferlog?

I would like to convert from the xferlog format that proftpd uses into per user in/out bytes, to have a summary on how much traffic does each user use per month. The exact format of xferlog is this: ...
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Howto change the default radius logging path for accounting?

I have freeradius 2.1.12+dfsg-1.2 working and logging accounting packets to /var/log/freeradius/radacct/detail-20130401. However I need to tail the log and I want to ideally tail a single log file ...
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Find out how long a user was logged into a Linux server

In my Debian Squeeze server, all user logins and logouts are recorded in the file /var/log/auth.log Jan 28 07:11:06 xen8 sshd[29826]: pam_unix(sshd:session): session opened for user root by (uid=0) ...
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How to do network accounting using cgroups

I am trying to get network statistics for groups of processes. As far as I know, complex network accounting on linux is normally done using the accounting infrastructure of netfilter/iptables. As I'd ...
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Configure VPN on ASA to log accounting via NPS

Currently we have VPN setup on an ASA 5510. I have it set to use NPS for RADIUS authentication, but I've never really configured much as far as accounting. I'm wanting to set this up to be able to ...
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How can I filter /var/adm/wtmpx on Solaris 10?

Some of our Solaris 10 servers are monitored using SiteScope, which uses Telnet to probe certain ports (SSH is one of them) every few minutes. This is creating an insane amount of lines in /var/adm/...
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Safe alternatives to using iptables redirection for database

We are using MySQL for our FreeRADIUS user store and accounting database for our web application. I would like to separate the accounting portion of the database, move it to a new server to lighten ...
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Routing and Remote Access Service won't start after full disk

The HDD of the server was out of disk space, and after a reboot, RRAS won't start anymore on my 2008 R2 server. Error Details: Log Name: System Source: RemoteAccess Date: 2/5/...
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Network traffic accounting of Xen VMs

How do I monitor network traffic usage on Xen virtual machines running on Debian GNU/Linux Squeeze? I have a number of Xen virtual machines (domUs) running on a few physical machines (dom0s). Each ...
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Track torrent traffic in shorewall

I use shorewall to configure my firewall. Is there anyway to track torrent traffic using shorewall accounting?
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How can I enable pid and ppid fields in psacct dump-acct?

I am currently using the psacct package on Centos to perform accounting on processes run by users. The info file1 suggests that it is possible to output pid and ppid depending on what information ...
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Is there such a thing as "server sliding" (or similar), and if so, what is it?

I am not a network engineer, but rather a translator, so I apologize in advance if this is a rather obvious question to some of you. Normally Google can answer my questions, but in this case I'm ...
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Postfix policyd dual usage setup - greylisting and quotas

On our server we are using policyd 1.x together with Postfix 2.1.5 for greylisting and enforcing incoming quotas from unauthorized users (ie. mail for our domains). For this, I have set up Postfix ...
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Can Accpac be used with Windows authentication for SQL Server?

I'm the DBA and the Accpac guy is telling me we need a SQL login for the Accpac databases. Right now I use only Windows authentication, and I don't like the idea of turning on mixed authentication if ...
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Network traffic accounting on gateway server

I have a sub-net of machines which are run autonomously by users. I control the server which acts as gateway between the sub-net and the internet. My server is running Ubuntu. I'm looking for a way ...
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Per user network traffic accounting under Linux

I have several users on a computer running Linux (Ubuntu Lucid to be more specific). I need to see how much network traffic they generate on a specific interface. Iptables can match outgoing ...
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linux: how to obtain traffic statistics

I have a linux-based bridge. I'd like to count how much traffic does every IP that passes throug generates. In other words I'd like to get a file like this: src_IP dst_IP pkt_size 1.1.1.1 2.2.2.2 ...
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freeradius maximum session time problem

I'm using openvpn and free-radius for control user accounts. for maximum session time for an user, free-radius has sqlcounter.conf that control that, but after a connection has disconnected that is ...
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Proper Traffic Accounting In Postfix

I'm trying to set up a relay server using Postfix as MTA, and I need to log the server's mail usage (either to file or SQL). The idea is to monitor the amount of mails sent by host, and their size. I'...
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Linux router and firewall with IP accounting

I'm working on a project to replace my organisation's aging Slackware gateway/router/firewall machine, which will have several hundred users behind it. Previously we used rc.firewall but we are now ...
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Log every IP connecting on a system with iptables

Title says it all. How can I, with iptables under Linux, log all IP connecting to a server? As a little detail, I'd like to have only ONE entry in the log PER DAY PER IP. Thanks :) EDIT: I ...
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open-source LAMP package for simple accouting and receiving? [closed]

I am involved with a computer-based charity where we take donation of old equipment, often recycle it, mostly rehabilitate it and make it available through grants and 'adoptions', and sell some items. ...
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Shorewall / iptables accounting between specific nets?

I have two servers on two different IPs, lets say they are: 1.2.3.4 and 5.6.7.8. In addition, they both run some virtual machines, who all have private IPs 10.0.0.*. Now, these two servers only have a ...
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Keeping statistics on which programs users run

I'd like to start keeping track of which binaries users run on our Linux cluster. I'd like log the results on each node, and then aggregate them to find the total. I'd like to eventually to get to the ...
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restrict external SSH logins to specific users and allow intranet logins to all

I would like to restrict external SSH logins to specific users and allow intranet logins (192.168.0.0/24) to all users. I would appreciate a complete example file for this scenario.
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Microsoft Licensing for the small business [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Can you help me with my software licensing question? I run a small it shop with roughly 60 PCs currently. We add about 5 to 10 new employees annually. Up to this point, when ...
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