HOSTGROUP(5)                   File Formats Manual                  HOSTGROUP(5)

       hostgroup - host group entry file format

       A host group entry is used to merge host names to groups. Each host group
       entry file defines one group. A group is referenced by the sign "@" as
       first character of the name. At this point of implementation you can use
       host groups in the usermapping(5) configuration. Inside a group
       definition file you can also reference to groups. This groups are called

       Each line in the host group entry file specifies a host name or a group
       which belongs to this group.

       A list of currently configured host group entries can be displayed via
       the qconf(1) -shgrpl option. The contents of each enlisted host group
       entry can be shown via the -shgrp switch. The output follows the
       hostgroup format description. New host group entries can be created and
       existing can be modified via the -ahgrp, -mhgrp and -dhgrp options to

       A host group entry contains at least two parameters:

       group_name keyword
              The group_name keyword defines the host group name. The rest of
              the textline after the keyword "group_name" will be taken as host
              group name value.

              The name of the host which is now member of the group specified
              with group_name.  If The first character of the hostname is a "@"
              sign the name is used to reference a hostgroup(5) which is taken
              as sub group of this group.

       This is a typical host group entry:

       group_name bigMachines



       The entry will define a new host group called bigMachines. In this host
       group is the host speedhost and all members of the host group calculate.

       qconf(1), usermapping(5).

       See sge_intro(1) for a full statement of rights and permissions.

                          $Date: 2001/07/20 08:19:15 $              HOSTGROUP(5)