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Availability of Max used License Scheduler managed license token in LSF job records

License Scheduler keeps updating LSF job records for the actual number of license tokens used by the job. At the end, only the last used value of the license token is kept in the job records. LSF should record the maximum number of token used by L...
12 months ago in Spectrum LSF / License Management 1 Future consideration

License token distribution without share based calculation by LSF License Scheduler

In License Scheduler it is mandatory to configure Project mode or Cluster mode and specify the shares for all the defined Features.However, some license tokens are not tied to any project or cluster and should be distributed freely, without any fa...
12 months ago in Spectrum LSF / License Management 1 Planned for future release

License Scheduler ENABLE_DYNAMIC_RUSAGE + FAST_DISPATCH combination

We are troubled by the slow dispatch time of jobs, when the license scheduler is involved. Even after lengthy optimization, the dispatch time remains at 10-25 seconds, which is not good. (note that LMSTAT time and interval is just 3 seconds).If th...
almost 2 years ago in Spectrum LSF / License Management 0 Future consideration

RLM dataloader

The LSF License Scheduler now supports RLM as well as FlexLM, but LSF Explorer only supports FlexLM.An RLM dataloader is needed for Explorer to allow the RLM licences configured in License Scheduler to be monitored.
6 months ago in Spectrum LSF / License Management 0 Planned for future release

show license conflict for jobs

In the job view, license usage tab, show conflicting jobs for current usage, not only for historic usage. add the 'Conflicts' column and also, if possible, the 'Conflicting Jobs' column.
over 1 year ago in Spectrum LSF / License Management 0 Future consideration

Email notification when a job is suspended

Customer would like to receive notification when a job has been suspended and resumed either via a threshold or preemption/resumption by License Scheduler.
about 2 years ago in Spectrum LSF / License Management / Administration 0 Future consideration

Display Dynamic Priority (for project group nodes)

Ability to display dynamic priority in License scheduler for project group nodes. Currently if priority is not set on a particular level there is no way to display the preemption order, which makes it difficult to explain the decision-making proce...
about 2 years ago in Spectrum LSF / License Management 0 Future consideration

Fine grain control of LS cross-cluster preemption

Prevent preemption of the jobs in remote cluster if no job slots are available in the local cluster (and, consequently, the jobs cannot start because of the lack of hardware)
about 2 years ago in Spectrum LSF / License Management 0 Future consideration

Transfering free value to another project in LS immediately

< Condition >Let's suppose,- There are two prjects in LS, prj1 and prj2.- There are two license features, lic1 and lic2.- There are two free lic1 and many free lic2 are remained.- Between prj1 and prj2, SHARE mode, 50%:50%.So, for lic1, prj1...
over 1 year ago in Spectrum LSF / License Management 1 Future consideration

Have License Scheduler Automatically Prune its Database

LSF License Scheduler can create a database directory that log's token usage by feature. Over years, this directory can become cluttered, and impact License Scheduler performance. There should be a setting in License Scheduler to prune that dire...
about 2 years ago in Spectrum LSF / License Management 0 Future consideration