Riccardo Wonderful explanation. I will indeed post my final method and results
Thank you very much Cheers from NZ Shane On Monday, April 9, 2018 at 8:14:04 PM UTC+12, Riccardo Murri wrote: > > Hello Shane, > > I have seen the issue you filed on GitHub; I'm replying here but > either forum is equally good. > > What is not clear to me is: did you install these 20 machines with > ElastiCluster? (I'd say > no, since you seem not to have an ".elasticluster/config" file...) > > Or rather did you install all the software you mention by yourself? > If yes, then you have basically done all the work that ElastiCluster > is supposed to do :-), so what would be the use you envision for > ElastiCluster? > > Finally: there are different types of compute clusters that can be > installed by ElastiCluster (SLURM, GridEngine, Spark/Hadoop, etc.) -- > what is it that you like to install on your machines? > > To clarify a bit, ElastiCluster basically does two things: > > 1. Provision VMs on a IaaS cloud provider > 2.Configure these VMs using Ansible playbooks > > With some work arounds, you should be able to skip step 1. and only > use the playbooks to configure a bunch of machines, but that requires > some knowledge of Ansible's workings (which the main ElastiCluster > program tries to shield you from, generally). > > Does this help? > > Ciao, > R > > P.S. I have taken the liberty of changing the email subject since I do > not think that "FAQ or How-To's" matches the topic. > -- You received this message because you are subscribed to the Google Groups "elasticluster" group. To unsubscribe from this group and stop receiving emails from it, send an email to elasticluster+unsubscr...@googlegroups.com. For more options, visit https://groups.google.com/d/optout.