[gridengine users] Drain whole nodes for maintenance

Mark Dixon m.c.dixon at leeds.ac.uk
Wed Jul 17 09:53:28 UTC 2013

On Tue, 16 Jul 2013, Christoph Müller wrote:
> is there a possibility to prevent all queues on a set of nodes from
> accepting new jobs (for maintenance)? I think I could disable the queue
> instances one after another using qmod -d, but this is cumbersome if you
> have many queues. Does SGE have a better way for doing that?

Hi Christoph,

We normally use an advance reservation to do this, draining node(s) for a 
particular point in time:

   man qrsub

All the best,

Mark Dixon                       Email    : m.c.dixon at leeds.ac.uk
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