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

Eygene Ryabinkin rea+maui at grid.kiae.ru
Thu Nov 27 09:09:05 MST 2008


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"
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