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RE: [Condor-users] network file access between linux and windows
- Date: Wed, 2 Mar 2005 10:47:50 -0000
- From: "Kewley, J \(John\)" <j.kewley@xxxxxxxx>
- Subject: RE: [Condor-users] network file access between linux and windows
> Setup a Samba on your linux file server. This will let
> windows acess the
> linux disk drive.
> I have a Condor setup just like this. Works nicely and
> permissions/ownerships are active as well.
> You can also have Samba act as the PDC for your windows domain logins
> and authentication.
> Hope this helps.
If the whole files need to be accessed in the runs, then by the time the job
has completed, all the data in the simulation files will still have to have
been transferred. Data Transfer would therefore not be avoided.
The pros and cons to this (and other networked files solutions) compared to
pre-staging the input files are:
* Data transfer is done piecemeal during the run of the program, rather than
in one go before your program starts. Both methods have their own implications
on network performance.
* The Windows machines never need to have the whole file on their machine at
> RÃgis Baudu wrote:
> >I see in the documentation that on windows network file
> access is not supported.
> >We have a deployment where we run simulations on linux
> machines and we want now to also use windows machines for
> simulations but the simulation files (more than 200Mo each)
> are on the linux machines.
> >what can we do to avoid data tansfer on the windows machines ?
> >thanks a lot
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