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Spectrum LSF

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When Exporting Jobs Records Do Not Sort Them

Sorting the job records adds quite a bit of overhead to the export process.
3 months ago in Spectrum LSF / Operations/RTM 0 Future consideration

bjobs -o reserved_mem or bhosts -o reserved_mem

To see how much memory is reserved on a host, we need to parse the bhosts -l <hostname> command, and it doesn't give us info about which job is reserving how much memory. I'd either like to see one of the following: bhosts -o 'jobid reserved...
5 months ago in Spectrum LSF / Scheduling 1 Future consideration

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...
8 months ago in Spectrum LSF / Administration 0 Future consideration

Adjust login messages in LSF Explorer for better troubleshooting

We are facing a strange behaviour with the messages for a failed login at LSF Explorer Server. There are three scenarios: The user is not able to the system on the server where LSF Explorer is installed - hence the user is not able to login to LSF...
about 1 year ago in Spectrum LSF / Reporting/Explorer 0 Future consideration

IBM Spectrum LSF Application Center 10.2.0 | Enable single sign-on with SAML in Azure

Hi team, We are currently have LSF PAC on cloud environment and expect to integrate Azure AD into Application Center. As far as I know once submitted IBM ticket, they inform us that PAC is not verified with Azure AD, that may cause by signature (c...
7 months ago in Spectrum LSF / End User UI/Applicaton Center 1 Future consideration

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...
7 months ago in Spectrum LSF / Administration 0 Future consideration

Permission model for Dashboards and Reports

In our environment, a few different teams will make use of different reporting capabilities in LSF Explorer in different scopes. Therefore they will be creating different reports and dashboards. So there is the need to introduce something like a p...
about 1 year ago in Spectrum LSF / Reporting/Explorer 1 Future consideration

LSF should support output/error file path that exists only in a container

As of now LSF cannot handle a scenario where the output/error file path exists only in the container and does not exist on the underlying host where the container is running .For example:bsub -o <path_in_container_only> --app <my_bapp>...
4 months ago in Spectrum LSF / Other 1 Not under consideration

Listening to jobstates

We submit our jobs to LSF with the LSF API (C++, lsbatch.h). Our software has to give a feedback to the users about the current state of the jobs. For this query we call lsb_readjobinfo for each active job in our list. It can take a long time to c...
4 months ago in Spectrum LSF / Scheduling 0 Functionality already exists

Implement Kerberos Constrained Delegation for LSF

currently LSF uses kerberos API "krb5_cc_retrieve_cred" to retrieve user TGT, details can be found: this API doesn't work for TGT created by constrained delegati...
over 1 year ago in Spectrum LSF / Administration 0 Future consideration