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[Security and Access Control] /etc/init.d/ego status overiding default behavior - not according to standard, breaks monitoring and automation tool chain

The init.d script being rolled out with Symphony 7.1.0 is the same across all compute and management hosts. Running the script in its intended way with the status flag always results in the same message: -bash-4.1$ sudo service ego statusego servi...
over 6 years ago in Spectrum Symphony / Version 7.1 4 Not under consideration

EGO_MASTER_LIST supports DNS alias

The client would like to be able to specify alias DNS name instead of official hostname for EGO_MASTER_LIST in ego.conf. For example, there are below master, master candidate, management hosts in the cluster. The left side is their official host n...
over 5 years ago in Spectrum Symphony / Version 7.1 3 Not under consideration

[Installation and Upgrade] Install - Package - Run egosh/soamview on non cluster hosts

We would like to run tools such as soamview and egosh on hosts that are not members of the cluster in order to administer them remotely.
over 7 years ago in Spectrum Symphony / Version 7.1 3 Not under consideration

Built-in functionality to create process dump

Sometime IBM support need dumps from Symphony processes for troubleshot. It could be usefull to have CLI, API and WEBGUI access to trigger a process dump. Command line example egosh createDump SD /tmp (which should create a dump of SD process and ...
over 5 years ago in Spectrum Symphony / Version 7.1 1 Not under consideration

Unblock a list of compute for all applications

Have the possibility to unblock a list of compute nodes for all applications (usefull when compute nodes have encounter an issue, resolved, that impacted a set or all applications of the grid)
over 5 years ago in Spectrum Symphony / Version 7.1 2 Not under consideration

Windows 2016 docker container support

Support Windows server 2016 containers (it is the Socgen target) for Symphony workloads.
over 5 years ago in Spectrum Symphony / Version 7.1 1 Not under consideration

Request to include certain environment parameters during job submission

Currently, we are unable to submit environment parameters to a MapReduce service in the following manner: // Set TEXTANALYTICS_HOME environment variable on each task's JVM - required by ActionAPI conf.set ("mapreduce.map.env", "TEXTANALYTICS_HOME=...
almost 6 years ago in Spectrum Symphony / Version 7.1 5 Not under consideration

[Resource Management Policy] Resource plan to allow Time Interval by Day

Resource Plan currently allows Time Interval to be defined. This needs to be extended to allow definition based on day of the week. This will make it possible for Resource plans to be limited to weekdays or weekends depending on usage patterns.
about 6 years ago in Spectrum Symphony / Version 7.1 4 Not under consideration

PMC Very Slow to Load User Information From LDAP

When using the PMC, loading the user information takes a very long time. We have over 25,000 users in LDAP. When using the PMC to create a new user it takes a very long time to load the user list. When adding or changing Roles for a user, it takes...
about 6 years ago in Spectrum Symphony / Version 7.1 2 Not under consideration

[User Interface and Configuration] Display child process ID on GUI

In Task Details tab on Symphony console, it displays the process ID for the SI for that task, however, it does not display any children process ids. We need to see the child process IDs that were started by the SI.
over 6 years ago in Spectrum Symphony / Version 7.1 4 Not under consideration