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Re: [Condor-users] Limiting jobs' disc usage?
- Date: Wed, 8 Oct 2008 09:45:23 -0400
- From: Ian Chesal <ICHESAL@xxxxxxxxxx>
- Subject: Re: [Condor-users] Limiting jobs' disc usage?
> Is there a way to limit the amount of disc space that a job can use in
> the vanilla universe on Win XP execute hosts?
In a nutshell: no.
> As far as I can tell there's no way of preventing a job from creating
> enough output to fill the file system and bring the execute host down.
You've got it pretty much correct there. Condor doesn't do any sort of
enforcement on resource use once a job lands on a machine. You can,
however, implement Condor cron jobs on your startd's that monitor jobs
and do various things to them based on their ClassAd's. For example: you
could watch the disk use of each job on a machine and vacate any jobs
that use more than X amount of disk.
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