[gridengine users] Accessing qacct accounting file from login/compute nodes

Derrick Lin klin938 at gmail.com
Thu Feb 21 03:18:45 UTC 2019


Hi Skylar,

Thanks for the info. I will look into the way you suggested.

BTW, can you tell me more about sending the accounting and reporting files
to Splunk? We also want to do some dashboards too.

Cheers,

On Thu, Feb 21, 2019 at 3:20 AM Skylar Thompson <skylar2 at u.washington.edu>
wrote:

> We actually don't have a shared $SGE_ROOT, so that in the event of
> network/storage trouble the binaries and libraries are still accessible. We
> do have $SGE_ROOT/$SGE_CELL on network storage via a symlink, so the
> accounting and reporting files are accessible. We also send the accounting
> and reporting files to Splunk so we can generate some dashboards for our
> useres.
>
> On Wed, Feb 20, 2019 at 10:12:08AM +0000, Tina Friedrich wrote:
> > I was about to ask that :)
> >
> > $SGE_ROOT ought to be accessible from (the) submit host(s), at least. So
> > in general, you should be able to access it from there?
> >
> > (Note that you can also tell qacct where the accounting file lives - it
> > assumes a default location, but the file does not have be in that
> location.)
> >
> > Tina
> >
> > On 20/02/2019 07:09, Reuti wrote:
> > > Hi,
> > >
> > >> Am 20.02.2019 um 05:31 schrieb Derrick Lin <klin938 at gmail.com>:
> > >>
> > >> Hi guys,
> > >>
> > >> On our SGE cluster, the accounting file stored on the qmaster node
> and is not accessible outside. qmaster node is not accessible by any user
> either.
> > >>
> > >> Now we have users request to obtain accounting info via qacct. I am
> wondering what is the common way to achieve this without giving access to
> the qmaster node?
> > >
> > > You mean, $SGE_ROOT is not shared in your cluster?
> > >
> > > -- Reuti
> > >
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