Avatar Job Scheduling System

Logo Avatar is a robust job scheduling application suite, with a highly sophisticated built-in scheduler. Avatar provides the ability to start jobs, stop jobs, and pause running jobs. It provides the capability to load balance commands, securely transfer files between machines (without the use of passwords), start jobs on remote machines, switch users during a job, start commands with non-repetitive schedules, and many more features. It comes with a Motif interface to the server, as well as a curses based interface. Important features include:

  • The ability to start, stop, and pause jobs.
  • Remote Command Execution
  • Command Load Balancing
  • Secure File Transfer
  • Easy to use Motif client interface.
  • Complex Schedule Definition
  • Trend Plotting and Analysis
  • Complete Command and Job Auditing
  • Highly Secure

Current Version:   3.2.2

License Type:   Free for Non-Commercial use on Linux. Commercial for all others.

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Available Binary Packages:

  • Debian Package: No
  • RedHat RPM Package: No
  • Other Packages: Yes (tar.gz for Linux)

Targeted Platforms:

Linux, Solaris, HPUX, AIX, and NT coming soon.

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Motif Console, Curses Monitor and Historical Plot

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