Changes between Version 27 and Version 28 of AccountManagement


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07/31/17 15:59:50 (7 weeks ago)
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davea
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    6464== Farm managers ==
    6565
    66 The AM mechanism can also be used to implement systems for configuring and controlling BOINC on large clusters.
     66The AM mechanism can be used to implement systems for configuring and controlling BOINC on large clusters.
    6767We call such systems 'farm managers'.
    6868Farm managers may want to provide fine-grained control over clients, e.g. the ability to suspend/resume results.
     
    7777The function of the AM mechanism, in this case, is to allow sysadmins to set up new clients by copying files.
    7878The AM mechanism takes care of registering new clients centrally.
     79
     80== Keyword-based project assignment ==
     81
     82The AM can be used to make systems that dynamically assign volunteers to projects
     83based on [DesignKeywords keywords].
     84Such a system provides an interface that lets users browse keywords
     85and tag them with either Yes or No.
     86It then attaches the user's computers to projects based on these keywords,
     87and exports them to the client so that they can be used in scheduling.
    7988
    8089== Account manager RPCs ==
     
    219228    </rss_feeds>
    220229    ]
     230    [
     231    <user_keywords>
     232        <yes>13</yes>
     233        ...
     234        <no>27</no>
     235        ...
     236    </user_keywords>
     237    ]
    221238</acct_mgr_reply>
    222239}}}
     
    312329  and have been replaced by
    313330  * '''<no_rsc>RSC_NAME</no_rsc>''': RSC_NAME is CPU, NVIDIA, ATI, or intel_gpu.
     331 * '''user_keywords''': lists of keywords for which user preferences are Yes or No.
    314332
    315333NOTE: the XML must be as above, with the <url> and <authenticator> elements on a single line,