On Fri, Jan 22, 2016 at 6:26 AM, Karanbir Singh <mail-lists at karan.org> wrote: > hi, > > In the coming days, we are going to start moving towards reaping > orphaned machines every 12 hrs. At the moment, machines are reclaimed on > the second date change ( ie. if you provisioned at 00:01 on anyday, you > get 48 hrs before the machine is reclaimed, or if you provisioned at > 23:59, you get 24 hrs ). Going forward, this will reduce to 12 hrs. > > Looking through the last month worth of reclaimed nodes, it looks like > the longest running roles typically finish in under 2 hrs or thereabouts > - so 12 hrs should still be plenty of head room. Machines that dont > usually returned within 3 hrs + are the ones we almost exclusively end > up reclaiming on the timeout. > > Therefore, this 12 hr timeout should not impact anyone / any jobs. Let > me know if thats not the case. > > Regards I agree that this is a good idea, but in addition it would be useful to know which users/jobs are not reaping themselves so that they can fix their build scripts!