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My votes: Administration

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install libnsl automatically during LSF installation

In RHEL8, I found the follows error. [root@rhel86 lsf]# lsadmin limstartup lsadmin: error while loading shared libraries: libnsl.so.1: cannot open shared object file: No such file or directory And I found "Known issues" part in LSF guide ment...
3 days ago in Spectrum LSF / Administration 0 Under review

Would like a way to stop/suspend/resume a task inside a Session Scheduler job

This would be pretty useful for debugging a broken task or one that needs to be suspended for a time.
7 days ago in Spectrum LSF / Administration 0 Under review

Provide a bjobs equivalent for all active sessions in a Session Scheduler job

We need to have a way to see which tasks are running and how long they have been running to find potentially 'stuck' processes.
7 days ago in Spectrum LSF / Administration 0 Under review

Split License Scheduler log files

License Scheduler does not have the function to split log files(bld.log and blcollect.log). Could you please add a function to split the log file as below? bld.log.hostname bld.log.hostname.1 bld.log.hostname.2 bld.log.hostname.3 blcolle...
17 days ago in Spectrum LSF / Administration 0 Under review

Now that Symphony Advanced Edition is properly reporting RSS and VSZ for tasks please update LSF Session Scheduler accounting log to include RSS and VSZ

Currently, the Session Scheduler accounting log always reports VSZ and RSS as Zero. It would be nice to report the actual numbers. I know from my Symphony training that the same was also true with EGO and resolved roughly 3 years ago. It would be ...
10 days ago in Spectrum LSF / Administration 0 Under review

Log a message at INFO level at the end of an event switch

The only way to know that you are currently at the end of an event switch is to switch to the logdir and see that the temporary event log files have been removed. It would be nice to have a log message at INFO level that informs the administrator ...
10 days ago in Spectrum LSF / Administration 0 Under review

Prevent Parallel Restart if MBATCHD is either in the middle of a event switch or within a predefined period of being in an event switch

Basically, when you do a parallel restart either in the middle of an event switch or just before one, the event switch happens in the foreground and not in the background as designed. This may be a bug, but in any event, if you prevent, or warn no...
10 days ago in Spectrum LSF / Administration 0 Under review

Improve Session Scheduler by Supporting Per Job Accounting File Location

Main Issue: Unable to define a user/job specific accounting file location. Discussion: There is a lsb.params variable for the session scheduler account directory. That’s well and good, but it’s not in a very accessible location. It would be better...
13 days ago in Spectrum LSF / Administration 0 Under review

Enhance Session Scheduler Task Accounting File Options

Going over the available documentation on Session Scheduler, I’ve found a few gap under a single class of gap that will limit adoption, though I must say, the solution is not that far off from perfect. Main Issue: Unable to define a user/job speci...
13 days ago in Spectrum LSF / Administration 0 Under review

Get available VM count value from cyclecloud provider for resource connector templates using badmin rc view -c templates command

It would be useful if quota from the Azure backend is completely used, LSF admins can easily check if VMs are available in the quota from Azure.
5 months ago in Spectrum LSF / Administration 0 Future consideration