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Re: [Condor-users] deny jobs, but letting the que run.

I mentioned exactly this scenario to the dev team in June. Their response:

"There are tricks you can play, like replacing condor_submit with a script that denies use of it, but if users found the old script, or did a remote submit, it wouldn't stop them.

I'm going to record your sugesstion into our feature tracking system because it is a really good idea. So maybe it'll show up in a later revision of Condor."


I do not know if they have already implemented something in a newer version that allows this, but I don't believe so.


From: condor-users-bounces@xxxxxxxxxxx [mailto:condor-users-bounces@xxxxxxxxxxx] On Behalf Of Bjørn Dyre Dyresen
Sent: 03 December 2007 10:25
To: condor-users@xxxxxxxxxxx
Subject: Re: [Condor-users] deny jobs, but letting the que run.

2007/12/3, Bjørn Dyre Dyresen <bjorn@xxxxxxxxxxx>:
Hello Condor user.

I am administering a smallish condor cluster here and I am upgrading it from 6.8.5 to 6.8.7 Everything seems fine so far. I need to create a service window where I can start up the new version. One of the users currently have  a few hundred jobs in que. I want to let all of these jobs run, but deny any more jobs started until I can finish the upgrade? Is there a easy way to fix this? All of the computers are now allowed to submit jobs. I would be happy to not have to go onto each explicit deny logon. Is there something I can do to the master? I'm sure this is covered somewhere in the manual just that I can not see it.

I am pretty new to condor so please bear with me :)

Best Regards

Bjørn Dyresen.

condor_off -all -schedd

Is this what I am looking for?


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