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We wold like to have the ability to free up a job slot when a lsfadmin suspends a job due to some valid reasons. In our case, we are trying to run a script to check if the user has reached the quota on their current run directory, and if they are ...
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...
Add Regular Expressions for Project Limits and SLA Auto-Attach and Permissions
We utilize hierarchical projects and at times we would like to allow certain projects and certain functions, both that are a part of the hierarchy to utilize an SLA, for example, assume that the project has three levels project_code:finance_code:f...
Allow to set/modify the same option in multiple esubs
Currently a specific option can only be set or modified once through an esub, even if multiple esub's are run. If an option is set a second time, the error message ... Conflict parameter <PARAMETER_NAME> - Ignored. appears. There are at leas...
In the world of Multi-core processors, the context switches per second has become a KPI. It should be a standard performance metric like mem, r1m, etc.
When we try to oversubscribe hosts, it would be very beneficial to have ctx/second available as a base metric. It's available in all OS' these days. We could set a busy threshold for that say above 40k/second. For the longest time (maybe 31 years)...
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?
Dump configs to standardized format for cluster comparisons
We have multiple stand-alone clusters, and frequently have issues with something working differently in one as opposed to another. The solution from our side is to use something like ansible/chef/cfEngine to build the clusters, but for our existin...
bhosts and lshosts should have an option to let them perform more like the scheduler
Currently, if I have a host with two exclusive resources in the lsf.cluster file <hostname> <model> <type> 1 () () () (!res1 !res2) If I run the following bhosts command, it acts like "grep" instead of like the scheduler, and rep...
Introduce new JOB_EXIT_TYPE to handle job failures caused by host environmental issues after job started running. Right now LSF counts environmental issues only during job initialization stage, and many problems are missed.
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