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Re: [Condor-users] Confused: condor_q -name option with flocking

On Thu, 2005-08-18 at 09:34 -0500, Jaime Frey wrote:
> On Aug 18, 2005, at 6:49 AM, John Horne wrote:
> > 
> > The confusion is what do I actually specify for the '-name' option?  
> > What is 'a schedd name'? For the '-pool' option I have been specifying  
> > the FQDN of the server I am flocking to, I have done the same with the '-name'
> > option and that seems to work (I can see the job queue on the remote
> > server). But what then is the point of having to use both '-pool' and
> > '-name' if they are both the same?
> The short answer is that you don't care about condor_q -name when  
> flocking. Yours jobs are in your local schedd's queue and no other  
> queue.
> Now the long answer: A Condor pool is defined by the central manager  
> (the collector, really). All Condor daemons that report to the same  
> collector are part of the same pool. A pool only has one central  
> manager (there are options for hot spares, but let's ignore them). A  
> pool can have many schedds, each with its own queue of jobs.

Many thanks for the reply. It is a good explanation! :-)


John Horne, University of Plymouth, UK  Tel: +44 (0)1752 233914
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