Gold Allocation Manager

Managing Quotations

A quotation provides a way to determine beforehand how much would be charged for a job. When a quotation is requested, the charge rates applicable to the job requesting the quote are saved and a quote id is returned. When the job makes a reservation and the final charge, the quote can be referenced to ensure that the saved chargerates are used instead of current values. A quotation has an expiration time after which it cannot be used. A quotation may also be used to verify that the given job has sufficient funds and meets the policies necessary for the charge to succeed.

Operations include querying, modifying, and deleting quotations.

Creating Quotations

Quotations are normally created by the resource management system with the gquote command (See Making Job Quotations).