[torqueusers] How to avoid users jumping the queues? (pbsdsh)

Angel de Vicente angelv at iac.es
Fri Feb 4 04:57:05 MST 2005


Hi,

 > On Sat, 22 Jan 2005 03:02 am, Angel de Vicente wrote:
 > 
 > > So, my question is: Is there a way to avoid users running their own mpirun?
 > 
 > One possibility is to only permit the admin users to login via ssh/rsh (say 
 > via the PAM module pam_listfile.so) and make everyone run their parallel 
 > applications via Pete Wyckoff most excellent "mpiexec" program which uses 
 > PBS's tm interface to get the mom's to run the programs for you.
 > 
 > I think Torque also has a command called pbsdsh which also uses the tm 
 > interface to launch parallel jobs, again avoiding the need (and overhead) of 
 > ssh or rsh, and permits the mom's to keep a closer eye on the jobs.

I was interested in pbsdsh, but it seems that is not meant for MPI jobs, right?
I don't manage to find examples of running a MPI job with pbsdsh (so that I can
avoid opening rsh,ssh, etc.) Is it possible?

Thanks,
Angel de Vicente
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