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How to add Neptuno facilities to WRF4G

WRF4G uses DRM4G to access to different Distributed Resource Managements (DRM) such as:

In order to add new resources, you need to edit Computing Resources section in the framework4g.conf file, which is located under $HOME/WRF4G/etc directory. The file has to contain one resource per line with the format:

   resource_name  = attributes
   ...     ...
   resource_name  = attributes


The keys available are:

Example of configuration:

If you want to configure Neptuno facilities using ssh protocol, you need to set up SSH login without password (see Appendix B).

In addition, you need to update WRF4G_BASEPATH, WRF4G_DOMAINPATH, WRF4G_INPUT and WRF4G_APPS variables, which are defined in resources.wrf4g file. Due to the fact that these variables may point to other machines. See running environment for more information.

neptuno =  ssh://userid@;NODECOUNT=1500

After modifying ComputingResources section, WRF4G takes few seconds in order to update the changes