For those that are interested, I now have it working with the "Black Box" queuing configuration, which requires the user to write scripts for interacting with condor - submitting jobs and passing the job number back to LS-Opt, querying the status of the
jobs, and terminating them.
I can provide more information to any that are interested, although I suspect that I am the only one from the responses so far!
PS Many thanks to the writers of HTCondor. It is a great tool.
Thank you for your response. I had already taken a look at Bosco, but there is no mention of LS-Opt and it seems that it does not work for us for two reasons:
* it is not written for Windows, and the submit computers that I was wanting to use are Win7 (phasing out WinXP).
* it requires submissions to be made using HTCondor syntax,which means that I have to write the wrappers anyway for LS-Opt to submit the tasks, and it doesn't seem to add anything at I need - i.e. it adds the ability to submit remotely and to describe
dependencies, but our network is made up of desktop computers, and dependencies are handled by LS-Opt.
Am I missing anything?
If Bosco worked on Win7, then it looks as though it could be useful for submitting LS-Dyna jobs to a Linux cluster that we have, though. Any idea if a Windows Bosco is in the pipeline?
Ask any questions on bosco-discuss alias or contact me to direct you to an engineer. You will be pleasantly surprised, I hope.
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