Chirp is a wire protocol and API that supports communication between a running job and a Chirp server. The HTCondor system provides a Chirp server running in the condor_starter that allows a job to
+WantIOProxy = TrueThis places the needed attribute into the job ClassAd.
The Chirp protocol is fully documented at http://www3.nd.edu/~ccl/software/chirp.
To provide easier access to this wire protocol, the condor_chirp
command line tool is shipped with HTCondor.
This tool provides full access to the Chirp commands.