HTCondor 8.5.6 released!

August 2, 2016

The HTCondor team is pleased to announce the release of HTCondor 8.5.6. This development series release contains new features that are under development. This release contains all of the bug fixes from the 8.4.8 stable release. Highlights of the release are: The -batch output for condor_q is now the default; Python bindings for job submission and machine draining; Numerous Docker usability changes; New options to limit condor_history results to jobs since last invocation; Shared port daemon can be used with high availability and replication; ClassAds can be written out in JSON format; More flexible ordering of DAGMan commands; Efficient PBS and SLURM job monitoring; Simplified leases for grid universe jobs. Further details can be found in the Development Version History and the Stable Version History. HTCondor 8.5.6 binaries and source code are available from our Downloads page.