[torqueusers] queue rejects jobs when over 700 are submitted

George Wm Turner turnerg at indiana.edu
Tue Dec 15 09:15:09 MST 2009


is the user in the password file on the node where the pbs_server is  
running?

george wm turner
high performance systems
812 855 5156



On Dec 15, 2009, at 10:41 AM, Sarah Mulholland wrote:

> Are there any built in limits for how many jobs can be queued?  One  
> of my users is getting his jobs rejected when he submits over 700  
> jobs.  The job exits with a nonzero status and error message, “qsub:  
> Invalid credential”.
>
> In the archives this error message was attributed to running as root  
> (we don’t) or running as a user who isn’t in /etc/passwd (we use  
> yellowpages, and why would the first 600+ jobs be okay?).
>
> Any suggestions?
>
> We are submitting our jobs via torque qsub using torque-2.1.6.   We  
> are using the maui 3.2.6p16 scheduler with a priority queue.  We did  
> not set any limits on queue size or on how many jobs a user can  
> submit.  I am posting to the torque list instead of the maui list  
> since it’s a torque error that we receive.
>
> Thanks,
>
> Sarah
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