[torqueusers] torque 2.3.9 and $rcpcmd

Douglas McNab d.mcnab at physics.gla.ac.uk
Thu Feb 4 02:30:41 MST 2010


Hi Ramon,

Thanks for the information.  We need indeed tweaked the MaxStartups and now
have it set at 500 at our scp destination server.  It seems to have done the
trick.

Cheers,

Dug

On 4 February 2010 08:06, Ramon Bastiaans <ramon.bastiaans at sara.nl> wrote:

> I think Torque only logs the exit status of the rcpcmd and not the actual
> output.
>
> One thing we saw here that was causing failed scp's is the value of the
> option "MaxStartups" in your sshd_config. The value for that is 10 by
> default. If more than 10 jobs try to scp to/from your batch server, they
> will start to fail.
>
> - Ramon.
>
> On 01/29/2010 04:37 PM, Douglas McNab wrote:
>
>> Hi,
>>
>> We are using $rcpcmd /usr/bin/scp -rvpB in order to make the scp more
>> verbose.
>> Would this actually allow any more output and if so where would it end up
>> /var/log/messages?  I ask as we are having intermittent failed scp's even
>> when the file is there to copy and the user is allowed to copy the file.
>>  You can even do the scp by hand and it works.  So we are trying to debug
>> the failed scp's, any thoughts?
>>
>> Cheers,
>>
>> Dug
>>
>
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