Remote HTCondor (RCondor) Module DescriptionRemote HTCondor allows a user to submit and monitor batch jobs through a remote instance of HTCondor from his or her computer without having to install HTCondor locally. It does this by providing wrappers of common HTCondor cmdline tools that will use ssh to execute these commands on the remote machine. Furthermore, it integrates with sshfs to provide transparent access to data.
It is written entirely in Bash. RCondor is an ideal solution for laptop users since it is lightweight and highly portable.
- Wedding convenience and control with !RemoteCondor ( http://www.slideshare.net/igor_sfiligoi/remote-condor-convenience-control )
UsageOnce properly configured, run:
Make sure that any paths corresponding to job executables, submit files, and job output files are located somewhere within the LOCAL path specified in rcondor.conf. Also make sure your current working directory is within the LOCAL path.
Then run a command such as
followed by the usual arguments.
rcondor_configure user@host:dir mountpoint
These argument fields should correspond to your standard sshfs mount command.
It will create a file:
with the lines:
USR_HOST = user@host LOCAL = mountpoint REMOTE = dir
- HTCondor (on remote machine)
Currently Supported HTCondor Commands
DownloadThe module is included with the source of HTCondor as of version 7.5.5 and can be found in src/condor_contrib/rcondor/
ContactThe contact persons for this module are Jeffrey M. Dost <firstname.lastname@example.org> and Igor Sfiligoi <email@example.com> from UCSD.
LicenseThis module is released under the BSD License:
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