Microsoft HPC Pack: Cluster Administration


Applies To: Microsoft HPC Pack 2012, Microsoft HPC Pack 2012 R2

This section contains information to help a cluster administrator manage, monitor, and configure an HPC Pack cluster.

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This section includes the following documents:



HPC Cluster Manager

This is the online help for HPC Cluster Manager. These topics help cluster administrators configure and manage an HPC Pack 2012 R2, HPC Pack 2012 or HPC Pack 2008 R2 cluster.

Understanding Node Metrics and Properties in HPC Cluster Manager

This topic describes the node properties and metrics that you can use to help monitor your nodes in HPC Cluster Manager.

Install the Microsoft HPC Pack Web Components

This topic provides guidance on installing the Windows HPC Server Web Portal and a REST-based interface for submitting jobs.

Configuring the Runtime Data Share

This topic provides guidance on configuring the location of the data share used by the HPC runtimes. You can configure the location of the share either before or after the installation of HPC Pack.

Enable and Configure Soft Card Authentication on a Windows HPC Cluster

This topic provides guidance on installing the HPC soft card key storage provider (KSP) on cluster nodes, and enabling the environment for soft card authentication when submitting jobs to an HPC Pack cluster.

Using Service Log Files for HPC Pack

This topic describes the locations and setting for binary trace log files that are generated by the HPC Pack services on the head node and on compute nodes. These trace files are generated started with HPC Pack 2012 with Service Pack 1 (SP1).

How to use GPU compute nodes

This topic describes how to manage, monitor, and schedule GPGPU jobs on the compute nodes that contain supported GPUs. This capability was introduced in HPC Pack 2012 R2 Update 3.

Download and Install New Diagnostic Tests for Microsoft HPC Pack

This topic provides information about new and custom diagnostic tests that are available for HPC Pack.

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