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HTCondor-CE 23 is distributed via RPM and are available from the following Yum repositories:

Known Issues

Known bugs affecting HTCondor-CEs can be found in Jira

Updating to HTCondor-CE 23

Updating from HTCondor-CE < 6

If updating to HTCondor-CE 23 from HTCondor-CE < 6, be sure to also consult the HTCondor-CE 6 upgrade instructions.

Finding relevant configuration changes

When updating HTCondor-CE RPMs, .rpmnew and .rpmsave files may be created containing new defaults that you should merge or new defaults that have replaced your customzations, respectively. To find these files for HTCondor-CE, run the following command:

root@host # find /etc/condor-ce/ -name '*.rpmnew' -name '*.rpmsave'

HTCondor-CE 23 is very close in functionality to HTCondor-CE 6. As such, upgrading should be very easy.

HTCondor-CE 23 Version History

This section contains release notes for each version of HTCondor-CE 23. Full HTCondor-CE version history can be found on GitHub.


This release includes the following new features:

  • Fix memory request being ignored for whole node jobs


This release includes the following new features:

  • Fix CE job route transform for job environment
  • Fix CERequirements when the default_CERequirements is not set
  • Add condor_ce_test_token tool to generate short lived SciToken for tests
  • Remove GSI from security method list to eliminate annoying warnings


This release includes the following new features:

  • Ensure that jobs requesting GPUs land on HTCondor EPs with GPUs


This release includes the following new features:

  • Add condor_ce_test_token command


This release includes the following new features:

  • Add grid CA and host certificate/key locations to default SSL search paths
  • Verifies that HTCondor-CE can access the local HTCondor's SPOOL directory
  • Can use condor_ce_trace without SciToken to test batch system integration
  • condor_ce_upgrade_check checks compatibility with HTCondor 23.0
  • Adds deprecation warnings for old job router configuration syntax

Getting Help

If you have any questions about the release process or run into issues with an upgrade, please contact us for assistance.