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Spectrum LSF

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LSF needs to provide default runlimit to RTM

RTM requires the runlimit of jobs to enable a feature to send warning emails to users prior to the job's end time. If a user does not use the -W flag when submitting a job, but instead relies on the default runlimit set by the queue, the informat...
almost 7 years ago in Spectrum LSF 2 Delivered

Use Cgroups to keep track of job's associated PIDs

There is a race condition where a new process could take the place of a just-ended process that was part of a job. LSF does not check if the PID XXX is the initial process or it is a new one. Furthermore, when this situation happens, it does not m...
almost 7 years ago in Spectrum LSF 2 Not under consideration

Platform Analytics FNM loaders

Platform Analytics dataloaders need to support FNM 15.5 with an Oracle reporting database. They currently only support MS SQL.
almost 7 years ago in Spectrum LSF 2 Not under consideration

RTM: add grid cache directory purge feature

currently, the directory use for job graphs (specified in the "Console->Grid Settings->Paths->Grid Cache Dir" field) is never clean up.can you please add feature to purge this directory to avoid disk space saturation ?
almost 7 years ago in Spectrum LSF 3 Not under consideration

Roll back job submission when bsub cannot receive the jobid from mbatchd

Due to a network hiccup caused by an overloaded server, job submission using bsub returned this message which of course does not include the new jobid:Failed in an LSF library call: Communication time out. Job not submittedHowever the job was real...
almost 7 years ago in Spectrum LSF 2 Not under consideration

Add memLimit in jobFinishLog

We use log files for user accounting which needs run time memory limit (memLimit in rLimits). But the field memLimit is not available in jobFinishLog (in lsb.acct). This makes it difficult to merge the memLimit fields with other data in lsb.acct. ...
almost 7 years ago in Spectrum LSF 3 Delivered

Platform Analytics Full Support for License Scheduler Metrics andProjects

We require full metrics and reporting for License Scheduler in Project Mode.From Support the data is there but no workbook exists to view the data.We would want the same capabilities, filters and measures for License Projects as we see for LSF Pro...
almost 7 years ago in Spectrum LSF 1 Not under consideration

LSF: unable to update host resources using bconf

Hello,1st: not possible to update host resources using bconf although that it is documented in the man pages & bconf help. see ex1 "in use case example"2nd: another way should be to have an extra sub command to add or remove a specific resourc...
almost 7 years ago in Spectrum LSF 2 Not under consideration

Making to be able to check the number of jobs for multi thread job in By-Queue report

In RTM, most of queue information is represented with number of job slot.This is not matter, if the job uses single slot is used.But, these days, becuase multi thread jobs are increased, admin want to check total number of jobs for RUN & PEND...
almost 7 years ago in Spectrum LSF 1 Delivered

Issue with data purging : Wastage of vertica license

As discussed in the PMR, due to bad design of data purging in PA 9, there are two issues1. Wastage of vertica license i.e. at times data is retained in the DB even beyond data retention period defined in SYS_tables_to_parition.2. PA admin has no f...
almost 7 years ago in Spectrum LSF 2 Delivered