[Beowulf] looking for good distributed shell program
brs at usf.edu
Mon May 10 20:03:50 PDT 2010
Have you ever seen pdsh? https://computing.llnl.gov/linux/pdsh.html
Compile it against the genders library (also provided by llnl) and you
have all of the features you need.
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On Mon, 2010-05-10 at 16:54 -0400, Prentice Bisbal wrote:
> I think I found what I was looking for. Not the gsh the tentakel author
> but this one:
> It has everything I was looking for (so far).
> Prentice Bisbal wrote:
> > Beowulfers,
> > I'm looking for something that isn't exactly cluster-related, but this
> > is something that most cluster admins would be familiar with. I'm
> > looking for a good distributed shell, something similar to tentakel or
> > gsh. I figure all of you probably have recommendations/opinions on the
> > best ones.
> > I'm familiar with tentakel, but I find it lacking in a few areas, and
> > it's recently been abandoned by it's developer. The author of tentakel
> > recommends gsh, but gsh doesn't allow to create pre-defined groups of
> > hosts in a config file.
> > Here's my wish list:
> > 1. Be able to maintain a central config file with different group
> > definitiosn with in it.
> > 2. Run the commands in parallel and organize the output
> > 3. Be able specify the user the command runs as on the command-line, so
> > I don't have to become root just to run a single command as root.
> > 4. Be able to subtract systems from a group or add additional ones on
> > the commandline. For example, if I have group "cluster", but node05 is
> > down, so I want to omit it and add desktop1 instead, I could do
> > something like.
> > <command> -g cluster-node05+desktop1
> > I used a program with these features about 10 years ago. I think it was
> > gsh or dsh, but the gsh and dsh I've found today, are different than
> > what I used 10 years ago.
> > any recommendations?
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