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Running Local Licensed Parallel on Multiprocessor System


Is there a way to run local licensed parallel on a multiprocessor system, but limit FieldView to a certain number of processors?

You can create a custom Server Configuration file (.srv) which sets the number of FieldView servers you’d like to use.   For example, you can create a file named local_5_slaves.srv which looks like the following, in order to provide 5 FieldView server processes for use in post processing your data:

ServerType: shmem
NumProcs: 6

The Server Configuration file should be placed in the sconfig directory of your FieldView installation, or a location of your choice when you use the FV_SERVER_CONFIG_DIR=/home/my_directory environment variable.   Note that the field NumProcs: uses a value corresponding to the desired number of compute slaves, plus a master server.