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Re: [Condor-users] Is DAGMan the answer to my question?

I'm getting the following error:

Submitting job(s)
ERROR: Notification must be 'Never', 'Always', 'Complete', or 'Error'
ERROR: condor_submit failed; aborting.

Here's my submit command

condor_submit_dag -force -notification Complete -notify_user shoover@xxxxxxxxxxx /usr/local/CMSIntegration/files/dagFile20090220.dag

I tried upper and lower case Complete and complete, but the error is the same. I can't find an example online that matches what I'm trying to do, I'm sure it's a simple syntax error.


On Feb 19, 2009, at 4:01 PM, Hoover Sam wrote:

Sounds good, I'll try it with 100 jobs and see how it works.


On Feb 19, 2009, at 3:37 PM, R. Kent Wenger wrote:

On Thu, 19 Feb 2009, Hoover Sam wrote:

I want to run a large batch of jobs, lets say around 10,000 on my private condor pool, then have a single email notification sent when all 10,000 jobs are finished. I do not want to get 10,000 emails, one for each job that

The number of jobs changes, I build the condor.submit files on the fly and
submit them all at once after the submit files are built.

I could see building a single jobfile.dag file with the 10,000 jobs as parent, then just one child to send an email notification, but was hoping for a simpler solution. Perhaps this is the simplest solution, but I'm new to
Condor so I thought I'd ask.

There is a simpler solution -- if you make such a DAG, you'll get a
notification email (by default) when the DAGMan job itself finishes. So
you don't need to add any "extra" job just to get the email.

(Also, in your DAG file, don't specify any parent/child relationships -- I'm assuming that you want all 10,000 jobs to run in parallel as much as
possible, and you're just using DAGMan for the email notification.)

Kent Wenger
Condor Team
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