[torqueusers] accounting

Garrick Staples garrick at usc.edu
Tue Jun 23 14:24:06 MDT 2009


On Tue, Jun 23, 2009 at 09:09:12PM +0200, Jon Tegner alleged:
> Hi,
> 
> We need to monitor the usage of our cluster resources, and we need to 
> now how much time is spent by different projects (a user can work on 
> several projects). So what I need to do is the following:
> 
> 1. Each user should supply a project number when submitting a job.
> 2. If the project number is not a valid one the job should be rejected.
> 3. We need to extract the relevant information from the 
> server_priv/accounting/2009xxxx-file.
> 
> I can do 1 and 3 if I let all nodes have "project-properties", but I 
> haven't managed to find out how to achieve 2.
> 
> Can this be done in torque? And surely there is a better approach than 
> this one?

The way you do this for reals is to use the gold allocation manager with maui
or moab.

-- 
Garrick Staples, GNU/Linux HPCC SysAdmin
University of Southern California

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