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Add a Postcommand in FDL (FlowTracer)

A pre-command or post-command (specified with properties PRECMD and POSTCMD respectively) can be specified in FDL as follows: T echo hello > log P POSTCMD {sh -c "echo post && exit 66" } O -stick...

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VOV: How do I increase tool verbosity?

Many commands offer the option -v to increase the verbosity. Some message require a higher verbosity level to be printed. The higher level can be invoked by specifying '-v' multiple times. For example: nc run ...

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Change the number of records shown in reports (LicenseMonitor)

When generating reports, LicenseMonitor doesn't always show all the records. This reduces the time it takes to generate a report. For example, if you pull 200 records, LM will only display 100 records (or rows)...

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Install and Use the Windows CLI Agent Executable on LicenseMonitor (Admin Only)

The lmagent-win64-cli.exe allows a Windows service to be created and controlled entirely from the command line. This is beneficial because it enables you to easily manage agents from the CLI environment. Prer...

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Change the Postgres Database Password on LicenseMonitor and NetworkComputer (Admin Only)

There are times when the database password is not properly saved on one of the three database roles. When this happens, LicenseMonitor (LM) and NetworkComputer (NC) cannot connect to the database. These instruc...

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Move the Database of LicenseMonitor or NetworkComputer (Admin Only)

If your LM or NC database needs to be moved, there are several actions you should perform to ensure that the database starts back up and runs without a problem, after your move. To safely move a database, per...

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NC: getting auxilary group membership

Theory If VOV_USE_INITGROUPS is set, the "subslave" calls initgroups(). This is an OS call that sets all auxiliary groups (up to 16 anyway). The resulting list of groups is not cached. Another...

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VOV: Retrieve jobs data

You can retrieve job-related information such as command, environment, directory and resources with the job id, VOV_JOBID. The id is handed over through the list of arguments. See an example script below: ...

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The nc hosts -rule option

Regarding how to use the 'nc hosts -rule' command, -h returns: -rule <SELRULE> -- Show only slaves that match the given selection rule. Use "vovselect fieldname from slaves" f...

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LM: Verify automatic start at system boot

If you want to be sure LicenseMonitor has the highest possible uptime, you should arrange for it to be automatically started when its host system boots up. Runtime supplies some /etc/init.d startup scripts for...

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