[Mauiusers] restrict user to use only his reserved nodes in a queue

Dimitris Zilaskos dzila at tassadar.physics.auth.gr
Tue Dec 2 02:05:59 MST 2008

Thnx Eugene,

I finally used USERESERVED in maui and it was exactly what I needed.

On Thu, 27 Nov 2008, Eygene Ryabinkin wrote:

> Thu, Nov 27, 2008 at 09:07:25AM +0200, Dimitris Zilaskos wrote:
>> I am facing the requirement that a particular user(s), inside a queue,
>> should be able to use only certain nodes, which are
>> reserved for him. His jobs should be send exclusively to these nodes, and
>> be queued if the reserved nodes are busy. This
>> is needed to be done completely transparently to the user because his jobs
>> arrive from the grid and he cannot specify any
>> extra parameters to torque.
> You can split the nodes to partitions and let users access distinct sets
> of partitions.  But this won't work if your partitions are overlapping
> and isn't scale well when the number of users that should be treated
> specially grows.
> -- 
> Eygene Ryabinkin, Russian Research Centre "Kurchatov Institute"

Dimitris Zilaskos
GridAUTH Operations Centre @ Aristotle University of Thessaloniki , Greece
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