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makeflow_amazon_batch_setup - set up Amazon services for running Makeflow


makeflow_amazon_batch_setup <desired-num-cores> <min-num-cores> <max-num-cores> <config-file>


makeflow_ec2_setup prepares Amazon services for running a Makeflow. It creates a virtual private cluster, subnets, key pairs, and other details, and writes these out to a configuration file given by the fourth argument. If the fourth argument is not provided, then it will be writen out to makeflow_amazon_batch.config in the director this script is called. The first argument is the desired number of cores for the environment. The second argument is the minimum number of cores acceptable for the environment. The third argument is the maximum number of cores that the environment should ever have at its disposal.

Once the configuration file is created, you may run makeflow with the -T amazon-batch option and give the name of the created config file with --amazon-batch-config.

When complete, you can clean up the virtual cluster and related items by running makeflow_amazon_batch_cleanup


Before using makeflow_amazon_batch_setup, make sure that you install the AWS Command Line Interface tools, have the aws command in your PATH, and run aws configure to set up your secret keys and default region.

Next, ensure that the IAM associated with the secret keys passed to aws configure has the following policies attached to it:





After ensuring that, the script requires that you have the following Roles enabled on your account:

*AWSBatchServiceRole -- This should have an arn which looks like arn:aws:iam:ACCOUNT_ID_NUM:role/service-role/AWSBatchServiceRole which has the policy AWSBatchServiceRole attached.

*ecsInstanceRole -- This should have an arn which looks like arn:aws:iam:ACCOUNT_ID_NUM:role/ecsInstanceRole which has the policy AmazonEC2ContainerServiceforEC2Role attached.

The easiest way to create these roles is to enter the Amazon Batch dashboard and create an environment via their wizard. In the "Serice role" and "Instance role" fields, have "Create new role" selected.

When these steps have been accomplished, then the script will run correctly and setup for you a batch environment for you to run your makeflow in.




makeflow_amazon_batch_setup 3 2 4 my.config
makeflow -T amazon-batch --amazon-batch-config=my.config --amazon-ami=USER_PROVIDED_ECS_IMAGE_ARN example.makeflow
makeflow_amazon_batch_cleanup my.config


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