[Beowulf] Configuration change monitoring

Mark Hahn hahn at mcmaster.ca
Wed Aug 29 23:30:58 EDT 2007


> There is a big push where i work to use commercial monitoring, and service

I'm terribly sorry.  this is a sign that accountants have eaten
the brains of your IT heads.

> What do HPC sites use for configuration/change management, and configuration
> monitoring other than cfengine, pupet (agent based), are there any agentless
> monitoring tools available to check for inconsistencies of of a node from
> other nodes, or deviation from a policy.

HPC clusters are normally a horde of clones.  no configuration change
is applied individually to a node, but rather applied en-mass.
reimaging nodes is not a huge big deal, for instance (and a non-event
if you use nfs-root - definitely a good idea in some cases.)
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