pbs_submit_workers - submit work_queue_worker to a PBS cluster.
pbs_submit_workers [options] <servername> <port> <num-workers>
pbs_submit_workers schedules the execution of work_queue_worker(1)
on the PBS batch system through its job submission interface, qsub.
The number of work_queue_worker scheduled and run is given by the num-workers
The servername and port arguments specify the hostname and port number of the
master for the work_queue_worker to connect. These two arguments become optional when the
auto mode option is specified for work_queue_worker.
| -M ||Name of the preferred master for worker.
| -N <name>|
|Preferred project name for work_queue_worker to connect.
| -c <cores>|
|Set the number of cores each worker should use (0=auto). (default=1)
| -C <catalog>|
|Set catalog server for work_queue_worker to . format: HOSTNAME:PORT.
| -t <seconds>|
|Abort work_queue_worker after this amount of idle time (default=900s).
| -d <subsystem>|
|Enable debugging on worker for this subsystem (try -d all to start).
| -w <size>|
|Set TCP window size
| -i <time>|
|Set initial value for backoff interval when worker fails to connect to a master. (default=1s)
| -b <time>|
|Set maxmimum value for backoff interval when worker fails to connect to a master. (default=60s)
| -z <size>|
|Set available disk space threshold (in MB). When exceeded worker will clean up and reconnect. (default=100MB)
| -A <arch>|
|Set architecture string for the worker to report to master instead of the value in uname.
| -O <os>|
|Set operating system string for the worker to report to master instead of the value in uname.
| -s <path>|
|Set the location for creating the working directory of the worker.
| -j <>|
|Use job array to submit workers.
| -p <parameters>|
|PBS qsub parameters.
| -h ||Show help message.
On success, returns zero. On failure, returns non-zero.
Submit 10 worker instances to run on PBS and connect to a specific master:
pbs_submit_workers master.somewhere.edu 9123 10
Submit 10 work_queue_worker instances to run on PBS in auto mode with their
preferred project name set to Project_A and abort timeout set to 3600 seconds:
pbs_submit_workers -a -t 3600 -M Project_A 10
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