[slurm-users] Running slurmd without enabling jobs on a node

mercan ahmet.mercan at uhem.itu.edu.tr
Thu Jan 7 06:06:34 UTC 2021


I don't know the best way, but if you did not put a loginnode's name 
into a partition, the sinfo will not show this node and any job will not 
run on this node, just because of a node have a running slurmd.

Ahmet M.

6.01.2021 19:45 tarihinde Steve Brasier yazdı:
> Hi all,
> For a cluster in configless mode there appear to be two ways of having 
> a login-only node (i.e. not running slurmctld) - either 1) setting DNS 
> records or 2) "... consider running slurmd on the machine so it can 
> manage the configuration files, but not allowing it to run jobs." [A]
> What's the best way of achieving option 2)? Ideally I don't want the 
> login node(s) which are running slurmd even showing up in e.g sinfo.
> [A]: https://slurm.schedmd.com/configless_slurm.html 
> <https://slurm.schedmd.com/configless_slurm.html>
> many thanks for any suggestions
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