[torqueusers] All *.ER and *.OU stucked in undelivered

Josephine Palencia josephin at psc.edu
Mon Mar 20 16:02:49 MST 2006

Hi Hristo,

One place to look is */mom/config of each of your node.

You can look at /var/spool/pbs/mom/config or /usr/spool/pbs/mom/config of
each of your nodes and add for instance

$usecp *:/home /home


On Mon, 20 Mar 2006, Hristo Iliev wrote:

> On Tue, 2006-03-14 at 12:47 +0100, Torsten Bruhn wrote:
> > Hallo,
> >
> > I am new to Torque and maui and tried to setup them on our cluster.
> > Torque is installed with the -with-scp option and scp is possible in
> > both directions. Jobs in the queue start normally and finish normally
> > but the *.ER- and *.OU-files are not copied in the users directory
> > but get stucked in the undelivered directory. There are no error
> > messages in the log-files and no mails with an error-message and I
> > have no clue what is wrong, perhaps some here can help?
> >
> > Greets,
> > --
> > Dipl.-Chem. Torsten Bruhn
> Hello,
> do you use public keys for SSH or do you enter a password each time?
> In order for scp to work unattended you need to use public key
> authentication with *empty* key passphrase.
> You can generate your public key by executing the following command:
> ssh-keygen -t dsa -b 1024
> (just hit Enter when asked for passphrase)
> Then you will get two files in the .ssh subdirectory of your home dir:
> id_dsa (keep this file in safety - this is your secret key)
> id_dsa.pub (your public key file)
> Now all you need to do is to append the content of id_dsa.pub to the end
> of the authorized_keys file (found once again in the .ssh subdir) on
> each computing node:
> (execute the following commands from your .ssh subdir)
> cat id_dsa.pub >> authorized_keys
> cat id_dsa.pub | ssh login at hostname "cat - >> ~/.ssh/authorized_keys"
> (substitute login with your login and hostname with the name of each
> computing node. you can of course transfer id_dsa.pub to the remote
> hosts, login there and cat its content to authorized_keys)
> Now you have to SSH login from each of your compute nodes back to the
> machine from which you submit your job files and accept the server key
> fingerprint. The reason for doing so is that scp will ask you to confirm
> that you trust the SSH server fingerprint the first time you connect to
> the server from your compute nodes. You can confirm that everything is
> OK when the following command "scp somefile mainnode:~/" completes
> without asking you for password, passphrase or fingerprint trust.
> In my opinion it is easier to setup NFS shared home folders and to use
> NIS for central administration of user accounts. Then Torque can use
> simple "cp" to transfer files back and forth.
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