My front end was my laptop which runs Windows. Python on Windows does not behave exactly as on Linux when it comes to SIGINT and therefore os.fork() generated an error message. Thanks to the support of Borja Sotomayor the SIGINT issues has resolved and the solution was to by-pass the SIGINT so I could proceed with the test. You can read more about this issue from here: http://jira.globus.org/browse/GP-13?page=com.atlassian.jira.plugin.system.issuetabpanels:all-tabpanel
I tried the example from: http://globus.org/provision/guide_compute_go.html#guide-compute-go
I decided not to use globusonline for the eBooks transfer and I used wget instead.
Below are a few screen captures that show the test.
My configuration file:
after a minute or two:
checking the instance:
Watching my cluster at the AWS management console from my browser:
Connecting to one of the nodes:
(unfortunately this specific test didn’t reached to the final destination due to an NFS failure of the /nfs/scratch/ mount point which I think is not directly related to this post…)