[torqueusers] Email notification flooding

Freya Nerve aquarijen at gmail.com
Mon Sep 24 09:51:17 MDT 2007


Wow.  Thank you so much.  Just did this and my fingers are crossed
that it works for us too!!!
-Jen


On 9/24/07, Caird, Andrew J <acaird at umich.edu> wrote:
> Try setting job_nanny=true in the server.
>
> I think that's what fixed it for us.
>
> > -----Original Message-----
> > From: torqueusers-bounces at supercluster.org
> > [mailto:torqueusers-bounces at supercluster.org] On Behalf Of Freya Nerve
> > Sent: Monday, September 24, 2007 11:13 AM
> > To: torqueusers at supercluster.org
> > Subject: [torqueusers] Email notification flooding
> >
> > Hi All,
> >
> > I have seen others having this problem when searching the archives,
> > but I don't see the solution.  We have a large cluster and compute
> > nodes go down and get replaced on a regular basis.  When the compute
> > node that is the MOM node for a job goes down and if the owner of the
> > job attempts to delete the job with qdel, that user is treated to a
> > flood of thousands of emails that say something like:
> > ----------------------
> > Date: Mon, 24 Sep 2007 09:30:48 -0400 (EDT)
> > From: root at xxxx
> > Subject: PBS JOB 481960.xxxxx
> > To: xxxxx at xxxx.gov
> > Precedence: bulk
> >
> > PBS Job Id: 481960.xxxxxx
> > Job Name:   test
> > Execution terminated
> > Exit_status=271
> > resources_used.cput=00:02:36
> > resources_used.mem=199104kb
> > resources_used.vmem=693496kb
> > resources_used.walltime=00:04:38
> > -----------------------------------
> >
> > How can I stop this by default?
> > I know about the "#PBS -m bae" settings, but I don't want to rely on
> > my users using them.  We are spamming our own mail system.
> >
> > Thanks for any help!
> > Jen
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>


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