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Possibility to list lsf jobs for multiple users with bjobs -u option

It will be useful for people to check lsf jobs for all their accounts in a single command. bjobs -u "abc xyz" It should list lsf jobs for both abc and xyz.
over 1 year ago in Spectrum LSF / Other 0 Future consideration

Make vm_type details in lsb. Acct file

vm_type is field is available only on event file . Can this be made available for Acct file as well? We extract lot of job information from Acct file so it will be good if we get vm_type details in the same file
3 months ago in Spectrum LSF / Other 0 Under review

Need lsmake which is supprts Gmake v4.2.1 or later

Current lsmake4 version supports GNU Make 4.0Customer environment uses Gmake v4.2.1 . We need lsmake4 to support Gmake v4.2.1 to enable make through LSF.
almost 4 years ago in Spectrum LSF / Other 0 Planned for future release

Add field SLA to job_status2 event in stream file.

Our business processes are based on SLA of the job and we want to do reporting of this job SLA. For job_finish2 event, SLA field is already present but in job_Status2 event in stream files, the SLA field is not present. We are blocked due to this ...
2 months ago in Spectrum LSF / Other 0 Under review

Rotate lsb.acct in every hour

We can only rotate lsb.acct in every day, but we can't do it in every hour or with customized interval time slot. Please add this feature.
6 months ago in Spectrum LSF / Other 1 Future consideration

Clean left over job's daemon processes after job res finished

We have several workflows that the job script can run tools that will spawn processes in the backgroup or as daemons that will stay active once the job script ends. Since the job script ends, res will end with the exit code of the job script, but ...
10 months ago in Spectrum LSF / Other 3 Functionality already exists

mbatchd log job submission rejection

It is helpful to have job submission rejection logging to log file so we can set up monitor to size the issue and early warning alert of scale of issue
about 1 year ago in Spectrum LSF / Other 1 Not under consideration

Provide ability to dump sequence of jobs ids considered by LSF scheduler for dispatch during a dispatch cycle

An old job which is pending in LSF may continue to remain pending with the reason "Individual host based reasons" while newer jobs continue to get scheduled. This may happen due to queue priority and fairshare settings. When running 'badmin diagno...
over 1 year ago in Spectrum LSF / Other 0 Future consideration

Enabling the Batch processing based on Compute Express Link CXL 3.0 or CXL 4.0 Fabrics

CXL 3.0 is built upon the IBM OpenCAPI, but CXL3 and CXL 4 have more speeds and will achieve the following: 1- Enabling the Interconnection between IBM LinuxONE and Exa scale AI Data Centers based on Nvidia DGX H100 based on Nvidia H100 GPUs and I...
over 1 year ago in Spectrum LSF / Other 1 Not under consideration

Adding heterogeneous processing CPUs, GPUs and FPGA Accelerator for Spectrum LSF

In the near future we will need more advanced distributed heterogeneous processing , We think it is better to take into consideration the Intel oneAPI and other tools like oneDNN, oneDAL ,...etc. It may need joining openPOWER foundation and IBM wi...
over 1 year ago in Spectrum LSF / Other 1 Not under consideration