[Date Prev][Date Next][Thread Prev][Thread Next][Date Index][Thread Index]
Re: [Condor-users] USE_VISIBLE_DESKTOP broken with Win 7 ???
- Date: Mon, 7 Nov 2011 10:39:09 +0000
- From: "Smith, Ian" <I.C.Smith@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
- Subject: Re: [Condor-users] USE_VISIBLE_DESKTOP broken with Win 7 ???
That did the trick. I had a feeling it was something like
this but I'd never have managed to track all this down on
my own. Many thanks for the info.
> -----Original Message-----
> From: condor-users-bounces@xxxxxxxxxxx [mailto:condor-users-
> bounces@xxxxxxxxxxx] On Behalf Of John (TJ) Knoeller
> Sent: 04 November 2011 15:23
> To: condor-users@xxxxxxxxxxx
> Subject: Re: [Condor-users] USE_VISIBLE_DESKTOP broken with Win 7 ???
> Part of the new Vista/Win7 security features is the prohibit services
> from sharing a desktop with users. It is no longer possible on
> Vista/Win7 to see the job's window on the same desktop as programs that
> were started interactively. Services now have their own desktop.
> So to see the window from the Condor job, you have to configure
> Vista/Win7 to detect interactive services, and then it will give you a
> way to switch desktops. The instructions on how to enable interactive
> services are here
> Once you have done that, when a Condor job starts, Windows will pop up a
> message box asking if you want to switch to
> the services desktop, where the Condor job's window is.
> On 11/4/2011 5:17 AM, Smith, Ian wrote:
> > Dear All,
> > I've noticed recently that USE_VISIBLE_DESKTOP seems to
> > have stopped working with Windows 7 using Condor 7.6.2.
> > Has anybody else seen this or know of a workaround/fix.
> > I find this a really useful feature for debugging - particularly
> > for MATLAB apps which have annoying tendency to display
> > error messages in pop windows rather than writing to stderr.
> > cheers,
> > -ian.
> > ---------------------------------------
> > Dr Ian C. Smith,
> > Advanced Research Computing,
> > University of Liverpool.
> > _______________________________________________
> > Condor-users mailing list
> > To unsubscribe, send a message to condor-users-request@xxxxxxxxxxx with
> > subject: Unsubscribe
> > You can also unsubscribe by visiting
> > https://lists.cs.wisc.edu/mailman/listinfo/condor-users
> > The archives can be found at:
> > https://lists.cs.wisc.edu/archive/condor-users/
> Condor-users mailing list
> To unsubscribe, send a message to condor-users-request@xxxxxxxxxxx with a
> subject: Unsubscribe
> You can also unsubscribe by visiting
> The archives can be found at: