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Re: [condor-users] Using globus with condor?
- Date: Thu, 23 Oct 2003 08:56:26 -0500
- From: Alain Roy <roy@xxxxxxxxxxx>
- Subject: Re: [condor-users] Using globus with condor?
Im having real problems trying to do this... can i use GT3 with condor?
It depends on what you mean.
1) Condor can submit jobs to Globus. We call this the Globus universe, or
2) Globus can submit jobs to Condor.
Right now, #1 only works with Globus 2.x. We are working hard to make it
work with Globus 3. I don't know of an estimated release date yet though--I
know it's been a bit difficult, but we've made some good progress.
#2 should work with GT3, although I don't have personal experience with it
Do i only install globus on the central manager machines of clusters?
Is there a globus central manager as such to control the globus nodes?
Globus has a so-called gatekeeper node. This just turns around and does a
condor_subimt (or the equivalent for another batch system). It does not
need to be on the Condor central manager. In fact, it's best to be a
separate machine, because sometimes the gatekeeper node can become quite
There is no such thing as "globus nodes". Globus submits jobs to an
underlying batch system.
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