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Job Submission Errors

Several errors may be detected at job submission. In general error messages are complex and verbose. In this section I will report only the essential information. The full message is reported in Section 10.


When a job fails, use edg-job-list-match to check whether there are resources for the job execution within the configuration in use. Specify the same --vo or --config parameters used with edg-job-submit and the same JDL file:

$ edg-job-list-match -vo alice alijob.jdl

Connecting to host wn-02-32-a.cr.cnaf.infn.it, port 7772
===================== edg-job-list-match failure ======================
 No Computing Element matching your job requirements has been found!
 Try again modifying your job description file.
======================================================================

If no resources are found for the job, check the following:

In the following table are listed the most frequent errors met. Errors are displayed either by edg-job-submit or by edg-job-status with the status flag ABORT. In the first case job submission fails, in the second one submission starts but the match making process fails.
The table reports the diagnostic printed in the Status Reason field or the most meaningful messages displayed by edg-job-submit and a possible solution of the problem.


Status Reason and Possible Recovery
Status Reason Problem Solution
Cannot plan No resources, or missing registration,
or problems with the II (Information Index)
Unable to receive data Bad Configuration files or Version Mismatch
Failure Problem Solution
Unable to contact any Network Server Possible Network or Proxy Renew Failure
Unable to Register the Job Possible Server Problems
Debug Actions Command/Option
Collect more informations with: edg-job-get-logging-info -v 2 Job-Id
Use maximum verbose option: -v 2



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luvisetto 2003-12-17