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The LSFProxy does not print a 'total' count as 'badmin perfmon view' does leading to misreading of the number of total events since restarting

In 'badmin perfmon view', we always are able to see the total events for a specific output class. This is not possible in 'badmin lsfproxyd status' output. Please add that output. Specifically, we can see average/min/max rejections from proxyd, an...
about 2 months ago in Spectrum LSF / Administration 1

Support Session Scheduler Memory Limits with CGROUP v2

The current Session Scheduler in LSF 10.1 Fix Pack 14 does not support having memory limits when using CGROUP v2. Please enhance it to do so.
about 1 month ago in Spectrum LSF / Administration 0 Under review

Support Rate Limiting in the LSF Proxy

We have a case where users, if left to their own accords will not eclipse the current supported connections, but in the end will diminish the batch performance if left on their own. So, provide a feature where I can have a configuration file that ...
4 months ago in Spectrum LSF / Administration 1 Future consideration

About /run/user/$uid

Could you please make "/run/user/$uid" the same for both ssh and interactive jobs? when user logon the host, /run/user/$uid is created by pam_systemd and used for storing files used by running processes for that user. When a user logs out, a...
3 months ago in Spectrum LSF / Administration 2 Needs more information

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.
over 1 year ago in Spectrum LSF / Administration 0 Future consideration

Allow Flagging Jobs for Reservation Through Rules and/or Through a "bsub --plan" Option

Today, reservations in LSF are handled by the Top X jobs by ordered by Dynamic Priority using the variable MAX_JOB_RESERVE. We believe that this is a shotgun approach. We have millions of jobs a day that require 1 cores and less than 1GB of memory...
11 months ago in Spectrum LSF / Administration 0 Future consideration

Add support for GPU jobs in brun

Currently, the brun command can force a non-gpu job to run using various numbers of CPU's on one to many hosts, but this is not possible for GPU jobs. Add the ability to specify the GPU's or gpu_id's for a forced run gpu job to use, and follow the...
4 months ago in Spectrum LSF / Administration 1 Not under consideration

Currently Job Priority Over Time Impacts all Queue and all Jobs - Instead optionally make it affect only Queues and Jobs that are APS Queues

The Job Priority Over Time is an excellent feature that is designed to be paired with APS dispatch rules. However, some users have setup soft dispatch or dispatch preferences in the normal queue which is not APS enabled that classify jobs by their...
4 months ago in Spectrum LSF / Administration 0 Future consideration

Spectrum LSF's k8s support

Spectrum LSF used to provide an adapter for k8s as a container orchestration to use with LSF's job scheduling as its add-on function, which is withdrawn now. The customer would like to restore it so they could improve portability/availability and ...
9 months ago in Spectrum LSF / Administration 1 Needs more information

Ensure that 'bresize' calls ESUB so that we can do policy enforcement, like limit the increase to no more than X tasks or to keep the job from going over Y tasks

Once we re-certify Session Scheduler, we know that the users will 'game the system'.
about 1 year ago in Spectrum LSF / Administration 0 Future consideration