[slurm-users] Timeout and Epilogue

Brian Andrus toomuchit at gmail.com
Mon Dec 9 19:56:38 UTC 2019

Absolutely, which we do, however it is difficult to simulate all the 
possible job failures/ending/cancellations in 2 minutes or at all for 
some things.

So we post on the forums both to see if this has been found out and to 
draw attention to the fact that the documentation could be improved by 
adding a bit of clarification.


On 12/9/2019 10:10 AM, Riebs, Andy wrote:
> At the risk of stating the obvious… these seem like the sort of 
> questions that could be answered with a 2 minute test. Better yet, not 
> just answered, but with answers specific to your configuration J
> *From:*slurm-users [mailto:slurm-users-bounces at lists.schedmd.com] *On 
> Behalf Of *Alex Chekholko
> *Sent:* Monday, December 9, 2019 12:53 PM
> *To:* Slurm User Community List <slurm-users at lists.schedmd.com>
> *Subject:* Re: [slurm-users] Timeout and Epilogue
> Hi,
> I had asked a similar question recently (maybe a year ago) and also 
> got crickets.  I think in our case we were not able to ensure that the 
> epilog always ran for different types of job failures, so we just had 
> the users add some more cleanup code to the end of their jobs _and_ 
> also run separate cleanup jobs.
> Regards,
> Alex
> On Wed, Dec 4, 2019 at 7:29 PM Brian Andrus <toomuchit at gmail.com 
> <mailto:toomuchit at gmail.com>> wrote:
>     Quick question:
>     Is the epilogue script run if a job exceeds its time limits and is
>     being
>     canceled?
>     What about just cancelled?
>     I need to be able to clean up some job-specific files regardless
>     of how
>     the job ends and I'm not sure epilogue is sufficient.
>     Brian Andrus
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