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Re: [Condor-users] condor_transfer_data problem on major version switch

On 26/10/2012 09:37, "Max Fischer" <mfischer@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:

>Hi all,
>we have recently begun testing remote features in our glidein/condor
>pool to allow people from our institute to use condor from any
>authorised device (laptops, heterogenous work pools, etc.) without
>having to worry about any permanent condor infrastructure there.
>Basically we want to supply a drastically cut-down condor installation
>via a shared disk to supply only the commands necessary for interfacing
>with the remote daemons - as we are still in the testing phase, we are
>using a full condor suite (i.e. all bin, sbin, libraries, etc.) at the
>moment, though.

Can't help with your detailed, specific (glidein) request, but just to add
that we do similar via a system we call DropAndCompute. Its evolution is
described here <http://www.walkingrandomly.com/?p=3339>.

I'm sure we could provide our scripts if anyone wanted them.


Ian Cottam

IT Services -- supporting research
Faculty of Engineering and Physical Sciences
The University of Manchester
"The only strategy that is guaranteed to fail is not taking risks." Mark