[torqueusers] Email Notification without #PBS -M

Joseph A. Farran jfarran at uci.edu
Sat Mar 17 12:26:36 MDT 2012


Thanks Axel.

You are correct.     For me, I also forgot about "set server mail_domain = " which had to be set to the submitting host.

Setting this to the submission host did the trick.

Best,
Joseph

On 3/17/2012 11:05 AM, Axel Kohlmeyer wrote:
> On Sat, Mar 17, 2012 at 1:56 PM, Joseph A. Farran<jfarran at uci.edu>  wrote:
>> I forgot to say that simply having:
>>
>>      #PBS -m abe
>>
>> without "#PBS -M " will not send email.
>>
>>
>> On 3/17/2012 10:50 AM, Joseph A. Farran wrote:
>>
>> Hello.
>>
>> I am using Torque 2.5.10 If I am reading the Torque manual correctly, one
>> can have:
>>
>>       #PBS -m abe
>>
>> without the "#PBS -M email at address".    On page 135 of the Torque admin when
>> talking about "#PBS -M"it says:
>>
>> "If unset, the list defaults to the submitting user at the qsub host, i.e.
>> the job owner."
>>
>> How can I have "#PBS -m abe" without including "#PBS -M me at mysite"?
>>
>> I have several pbs examples that our users use and I want an automatic "#PBS
>> -M $USER"
>>
>> By the way, "#PBS -M<mylogin>" works but not "#PBS -M $USER".
> it works for me here. but i had to make an effort so
> that local mail submission on the cluster forwards
> e-mails to a canonical email address. otherwise
> the emails will just sit in your mail spool forever.
> which is the better way, depends on your preferences
> and the MTA you want to use.
>
> in short, it is an issue of configuring the local
> mail setup, not so much of the torque setup.
>
> axel.
>
>
>> Joseph
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