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Description

Allows you to enable or disable a DBS (Distributed Batch System) slave.

A slave seat provides processing services to the DBS master seat, receiving tasks from the master seat and returning the results. A DBS slave can only actively process requests from one master at a time. In order for the master and slave to communicate, they must be on the same workgroup and port.

Functional area

Master/Slave

Command syntax

Syntax

slave on/off/toggle [-port integer] [-workgroup string]

Arguments

NameTypeRequiredComments
on/off/togglebooleanyesTurn the slave on or off

Flags

NameFlag argumentsArgument typeExclusive toComments
port
integer
Sets the port that the slave uses to listen for broadcasts from the master. It accepts a number value from 1 to 49150 and it must be set to the same port number as the master.
workgroup1stringSets this slave as part of the given processing workgroup. See Description above for information about processing.

Return value

void

Examples

// This command will enable a DBS slave and join it as part of
// the "Farming" processing group.
slave on -workgroup "Farming";
slave toggle –workgroup "DBSWorkgroup" – port 5419;

Additional information

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