[torqueusers] prevent log deletion / jobs with no time limit

Bas van der Vlies basv at sara.nl
Tue Feb 23 01:36:58 MST 2010


On 23-02-10 09:03, Vincent LIARD wrote:
> As far as I understand, my log was cleared again.
>
>>>> 1) How to preserve torque logs forever ?
>>>> (so that tracejob can be used on it any time)
>>>
>>> The default is to not delete anything. Just unset log_file_roll_depth.
>>
>> ok, I have done so and we'll see tomorrow if data is preserved.
>> May I add, however, that before I set it to 30 it was not set at all and
>> yet my logs were already deleted every day?
>> Anyway, we'll see.
>
> 408 is a job I ran yesterday, for which I could get info from tracejob.
> However, this morning:
>
> $ tracejob 408
> /var/lib/torque/server_priv/accounting/20100223: No such file or directory
> /var/lib/torque/server_logs/20100223: No matching job records located
> /var/lib/torque/mom_logs/20100223: No such file or directory
> /var/lib/torque/sched_logs/20100223: No such file or directory
>
> $ qmgr -c 'print server'
> #
> # Create queues and set their attributes.
> #
> #
> # Create and define queue batch
> #
> create queue batch
> set queue batch queue_type = Execution
> set queue batch resources_default.nodes = 1
> set queue batch enabled = True
> set queue batch started = True
> #
> # Set server attributes.
> #
> set server scheduling = True
> set server acl_hosts = torqueserver
> set server acl_hosts += eccica
> set server default_queue = batch
> set server log_events = 511
> set server mail_from = adm
> set server scheduler_iteration = 600
> set server node_check_rate = 150
> set server tcp_timeout = 6
> set server log_level = 7
> set server next_job_number = 420
>
> I can't see what I did wrong.
> But, no doubt, there is something...
> Do you have the slightest idea what the problem can be ?
>

/var/lib/torque/server_logs/20100223: No matching job records located

try:
  tracejob -n 3 408

{{{
tracejob
    -n : number of days in the past to look for job(s) [default 1]
}}}
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