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System Resource utilization per slot

We need to see the system resource utilization per slot. Resource like memory, cpu used by each individual slot while executing tasks. This data is helpful in understanding utilization per task. This should be real time and also hsould give us his...
over 5 years ago in Spectrum Symphony / Version 7.1 1 Not under consideration

Support "=" in task ResourcePreference

Allow customer to specify a resource requirement string like "intexnode=1" in task ResourcePreference class
over 5 years ago in Spectrum Symphony / Version 7.1 3 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 ta...
over 5 years ago in Spectrum Symphony / Version 7.1 2 Not under consideration

[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 servic...
over 5 years ago in Spectrum Symphony / Version 7.1 4 Not under consideration

[RFE][UC] - RHEL/CentOS domain names / FQDNs too long - Arbitrary Symphony limit at 64 chars

FQDNs (of compute hosts, in this example) can not exceed 64 characters in length. Otherwise, they fail to join the cluster.
over 5 years ago in Spectrum Symphony / Version 7.1 4 Not under consideration

Support for different MTU size between SD/SSM and Compute hosts in Platform Symphony

We would like to see Platform Symphony support different network MTU size such as 1500 and 9000 on different Symphony servers so SD/SSM can be at 1550 MTU and compute nodes can run at 9000 MTU and vice-versa. Basically we want Platform Symphony t...
over 5 years ago in Spectrum Symphony / Version 7.1 2 Not under consideration

Dynamic SSM Resource Group History Files to SFS

Dynamic SSM resource groups work well in Symphony 7 but for one issue. By definition a dynamic resource group does not contain management hosts but consists of regular compute hosts. These hosts do not know of the shared file system where session ...
almost 6 years ago in Spectrum Symphony / Version 7.1 3 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.
almost 6 years ago in Spectrum Symphony / Version 7.1 4 Not under consideration

[Workload Scheduling Policy][WellsFargo]Task redundant scheduling on timeout

Please advise how to implement the following functions: 1, have task timeout for 500 seconds. 2, if a task run more than 500 seconds, reschedule the task on a new engine, but in the mean time, keep the original task running 3, for the original tas...
almost 6 years ago in Spectrum Symphony / Version 7.1 5 Not under consideration

[Resource Management Policy][WellsFargo][RFE]Support transparent master fail-over

Currently, if primary master fails, symphony will fail-over onto secondary master. During this fail-over process, all of new clients/request will fail. This request is to ask for the "seamless failover", new clients should wait for new master.
almost 6 years ago in Spectrum Symphony / Version 7.1 4 Not under consideration