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Re: [Condor-users] Condor as virtual cron job scheduler
- Date: Fri, 20 May 2011 12:31:45 -0500
- From: Dan Bradley <dan@xxxxxxxxxxxx>
- Subject: Re: [Condor-users] Condor as virtual cron job scheduler
You could run a script periodically that advertises into the machine
ClassAd what cnames the machine has. This sort of thing can be easily
accomplished with STARTD_CRON. So, in the machine ad, you might have
something like this:
cnames = "name1,name2,..."
The job can then be set up to require a machine with a cname matching
the one you want for that job. The requirements might look something
+desired_cname = "blah"
requirements = stringListIMember(MY.desired_cname,TARGET.cnames)
The timing of the job can be controlled via the cron-related submit
I hope that helps.
On 5/20/11 12:04 PM, phiroc@xxxxxxx wrote:
I would like to run a batch job at set times on a remote machine whose name is contained in a DNS cname (ie, alias). There's no way to know the remote machine name or IP address in advance.
Can this be done in Condor?
Furthermore, is it possible to cache jobs on remote machines in case the server machine on which the Condor scheduler is running is unavailable?
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