[torqueusers] X Forwarding of Jobs

Gabe Turner gabe at msi.umn.edu
Wed Dec 10 09:57:35 MST 2008


On Wed, Dec 10, 2008 at 01:59:34PM +0100, Justin Finnerty wrote:
> 
> On Wed, 2008-12-10 at 01:35 -0700, Chris Vaughan wrote:
> > Hi,
> > 
> > I have a question about how you could set the following up.
> > 
> > We have a cluster with submission/login nodes users login to those nodes and submit jobs to the cluster.  They are usually doing this from home or at a terminal that is not a login node.  What some of the users would like is to foward back the x display of an interactive job.  Is there a way to forward this outside of the cluster and back to the users computer at home with Torque?
> > 
> 
> Why can't they do "ssh -A -X" from home then "qsub -I -X"?  If this
> fails I would suspect that libX11 is not installed on the compute nodes.

This is exactly how we do that here and it works great.

Gabe
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Gabe Turner                                             gabe at msi.umn.edu
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