[gridengine users] starting a new gridengine accounting file

Tina Friedrich tina.friedrich at it.ox.ac.uk
Tue Jan 29 16:38:48 UTC 2019


...or one can just use logrotate (rather than run an extra cron job). 
It's surprisingly good at that sort of thing ;)

Tina

On 29/01/2019 16:21, Reuti wrote:
> Hi,
> 
>> Am 29.01.2019 um 17:09 schrieb John Young <j.e.young at larc.nasa.gov>:
>>
>> The gridengine accounting file on our cluster has gotten
>> rather large.  I have looked around in the Gridengine docs
>> for information on how to close it and start another file
>> but if it is there, I missed it.
>>
>> Does anyone know how to do this?
> 
> Just rename it, SGE should start a new one.
> 
> There is even a script in $SGE_ROOT/util/logchecker.sh to be run as a cron-job, which renames and compresses the file(s) keeping certain versions as backup.
> 
> The compressed ones can later be used by e.g.:
> 
> $ qacct -f <(zcat accounting.0.gz)
> 
> -- Reuti
> 
> 
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