FAQS

How does FlowTracer run jobs?

For FlowTracer to execute jobs, it requires vovslave processes connected to the project's vovserver. These vovslave processes act as agents, receiving jobs from vovserver and reporting results back. These agen...

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What is the structure of a flow in FlowTracer?

What is the structure of a flow in FlowTracer? All flows are composed of nodes that are connected based on their functionality and input/output dependencies. A flow is described by a directed graph containing n...

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VOV: What are sets?

In RTDA VOV technology, a set is an unordered collection of objects. An object may only appear once in a set, but may be a member of more than one set. There are four kinds of sets: system sets enumerat...

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VOV: How does Runtime licensing work?

Runtime supports two kinds of licensing: Floating licenses provided by the Reprise License Manager (RLM), which is similar to FLEXlm. Runtime keyfile licenses, which are node-locked and made for a specific...

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VOV: What is SLEEPING status?

In FlowTracer and sometimes in NetworkComputer, you may encounter objects with SLEEPING status. These are usually colored black. This status indicates that there is a conflicting item in the flow, and you need ...

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What is a Jobclass? (NetworkComputer)

A jobclass is a hook for a callback function written in tcl. The callback function is executed before the job gets scheduled. It allows you to specify job parameters, such as reosurces and jobqueue, which other...

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VOV: Why does the vovproject list show no projects?

When you run the vovproject list subcommand, sometimes it will not show any projects even though they may exist. Often the reason for this is that vovproject list only shows the projects created by the account ...

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VOV: What is a vovproject?

When first starting to use Runtime software, you will notice many references to a project or vovproject. A vovproject is a collection of jobs and their associated files, managed by a vovserver process. A projec...

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VOV: What is the difference between an owner and an admin?

When first using Runtime software, you will see the terms owner and admin used relative to VOV projects. The owner of a vov-project is the user account that created it using the vovproject command, or one of th...

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What does the seat_ft_l feature include? (FlowTracer)

When using FlowTracer, you may notice that vovproject is using one or more seat_ft_l license features and would like to understand what it means. A seat_ft_l feature enables one vovserver, 20 job slots, and 200...

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