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Spectrum LSF

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INCLUDE directive for lsf.cluster file

Its great to have INCLUDE functionality added in LSF and we're using heavily in our multiple LSF clusters. Its makes it easy to manage many clusters for common config edits and keep the farms compliant. I am logging this RFE to extend this feature...
3 days ago in Spectrum LSF / Scheduling 0 Submitted

New age patchinstall tool

With IBM moved away from Quarterly fixpacks to Yearly release – we often see bunch of patches for install as backlog. Current patchinstall tool does this job efficiently for a single patch and if I’ve to install 5 patches on top of a fixpack (inde...
3 days ago in Spectrum LSF / Scheduling 0 Submitted

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.
4 days ago in Spectrum LSF / Administration 0 Submitted

RTM: monitoring of multi nodes jobs

Hello, This request has already been submitted 9 years ago. I would like to know if it is possible to implement it now as we have more and more multi nodes jobs and this kind is more and more needed: For LSF jobs submitted using "bsub ... -n x ......
9 days ago in Spectrum LSF / Operations/RTM 2 Needs more information

possibility to distribute event files over many directories or subdirectories

If there are thousands of event files under 1 directory the speed to access the files will be slow and much faster if distributed over many directories
13 days ago in Spectrum LSF / Data Management 1 Not under consideration

Multiple queues request for job - consider taking in account queue limitations and lsf.resources for better job dispatching.

Today, when we submit a job with multiple queues (bsub "high risk") The job will be dispatched to a relevant queue by examine parameters such as queue status(open/closed), queue hosts, time-limit. In a situation, where a queue "high" have a ujob_l...
21 days ago in Spectrum LSF / Scheduling 0 Under review

Be able to send stdout/stderr to both file and email

See ticket TS015786331; currently cannot have stderr & stdout go to both a file and email. We would like the option to do both.
23 days ago in Spectrum LSF / Reporting/Explorer 1 Functionality already exists

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...
24 days ago in Spectrum LSF / Administration 0

Expand energy stats to cover non-exclusive jobs

As part of working towards our net zero we would like to request more general energy measurement for non-exclusive jobs. We believe this would benefit all LSF users, particularly those working in the UK research environment where there is an incre...
about 1 month ago in Spectrum LSF / Reporting/Explorer 1 Future consideration

Improve License Scheduler to be able to read the PID of the process from lmstat

License Scheduler has a big bug that is documented in ========================================= Same features cannot be merged to the tasks When a user submits mo...
about 1 month ago in Spectrum LSF / License Management 1 Needs more information