Marc2 Admininistration Guide

Table of Contents

  1. Introduction
    1. About Marc2
    2. Typographic Conventions
    3. Location of this trac system
    4. Obtaining a PDF version of this document
  2. System Overview (Hardware, Service Tags, IP-Addresses etc.)
  3. Installation Procedures
    1. SystemImager
    2. ParaStation pscluster
    3. Installation boot concept
    4. Scripts, excludes and overrides
      1. Excludes
      2. Overrides
      3. Pre- and Postinstall scripts
    5. Autoinstall scripts
    6. The images used for the installation of Marc2
    7. Image usage
    8. Updating an existing image
    9. Updating nodes
    10. Re-installing a node
    11. Replacing a node
  4. System services and configuration
    1. User Management
      1. LDAP client configuration files:
    2. Configuring the Module Environment
    3. Firewall
    4. Ssh service
    5. rsyslog service
    6. DNS service
      1. DNS service overview
      2. DNS master configuration
      3. DNS slave configuration
      4. DNS clients
    7. NFS service
    8. Quota service (/home)
    9. FhgFS service
      1. FhGFS
      2. Clients
    10. Time service
    11. Openais High-Availability (HA) Setup
      1. Bringing up the HA cluster after a clean shutdown
      2. Bringing up the HA cluster after a crash
      3. Moving services back after a crash
      4. Other commands/Further reading
    12. Batch system (SGE)
    13. ParaStation
      1. psh Parallel Shell
      2. pssh Remote shell
    14. HealthCheck
      1. Usage
      2. The Testsets
        1. Testset All
        2. Testset Prologue
        3. Testset Epilogue
        4. Testset Manual
        5. Testset Reboot
        6. Testset Stress-Test
        7. Testset IB-Test
        8. Testset Cron1h
      3. The tests itself
      4. Important directories
        1. Configuration
        2. Logfiles
        3. Tests itself
      5. pshealthcheck command
      6. psmaintenance
      7. pschecknodes
      8. infinibandwatch/inspectibdiagnet
      9. Healthcheck/Sun Grid Engine Integration
    15. ParaStation GridMonitor
    16. ParaStation Trac and Ticketsystem
    17. Maintaining a change log
  5. Service procedures
      1. Access hardware infos / virtual console
      2. Restart iDRAC
      3. Opening service requests with Dell
      4. View guarantee dates at Dell Support
      5. Manage Dell MD3220+1220 /scratch disk shelfs
      6. Open Manage Server Administrator (OMSA)
  6. Frequently asked questions
    1. How to install new software
    2. OpenMPI 2.x peculiarities
      1. Force process spawn via qrsh
      2. Working with starter_method scripts
      3. Disabling automatic core binding