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[HTCondor-users] scheduler signal

I am running on the OSG.

I have a limited allocation on Comet which use to run glideins, each of which provides 24 slots on which only my jobs run.

I set parameter MINS_UNTIL_RETIREMENT to be 15 minutes less than the time the glidein runs.

I had been using 10 as that is a more efficient number given the relatively short run time of my jobs.


For the 3rd time, I am seeing my glideins dying because they do not get assigned jobs within 15 minutes of startup. 

Is there a way to signal the scheduler that there are idle cores available which are reserved for a particular user?

Or is there a reasonable way to implement it?

And is there some other parameter that I’m missing that will keep my glideins alive till they are assigned jobs.



Best - Don