[gridengine users] Drain whole nodes for maintenance

Dave Love d.love at liverpool.ac.uk
Tue Jul 16 22:50:25 UTC 2013

Christoph Müller <christoph.mueller at visus.uni-stuttgart.de> writes:

> Hi all,
> 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?

I have an ACL "testing" (for amin users) and a corresponding host group
to which it controls access.  Flipping nodes in and out of the host
group controls whether they're accessible to users, but they're always
available for admin test jobs.

Community Grid Engine:  http://arc.liv.ac.uk/SGE/

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