HTCondor 8.4.0 released!

September 14, 2015

The HTCondor team is pleased to announce the release of HTCondor version 8.4.0. After a year of development, this is the first release of the new stable series. This version contains: a Docker Universe to run a Docker container as an HTCondor job; the submit file can queue a job for each file found; the submit file can contain macros; a dry-run option to condor_submit to test the submit file without any actions; HTCondor pools can use IPv4 and IPv6 simultaneously; execute directories can be encrypted upon user or administrator request; Vanilla Universe jobs can utilize periodic application-level checkpoints; the administrator can establish job requirements; numerous scalability changes. Further details can be found in the Version History. HTCondor 8.4.0 binaries and source code are available from our Downloads page.