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Spectrum LSF

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Enable the copy - paste functions from local PC to VNC graphical sessions opened within the Application Center (PAC) portal

Copy and paste functions from local PC to VNC sessions are crucial to work in a smooth way. These functionalities are not available in the PAC portal product. Copy /paste "echo hello" from notepad opened locally on the PC to VNC terminal in PAC wi...
2 months ago in Spectrum LSF / End User UI/Applicaton Center 1 Not under consideration

Increase MAX_JOBID in PE environment - 4194303 too low

When using PE in LSF the maximum job ID is 4194303.We have already cycled through the range in 12 months and we'll likely do it twice this year.Having jobs with duplicate IDs causes a lot of problems with things like job accounting.
over 7 years ago in Spectrum LSF 1 Not under consideration

In the 'License Scheduler' product, monitor only necessary features instead of all

Hello, sometimes, we encounter slowness (freezes) on LSF jobs scheduling due to big slowness in licenses monitoring (lmstat) from License Scheduler because license features used for some resources under LS management are part of license services m...
10 months ago in Spectrum LSF / License Management 5

Resource connector provider configuration file ( such as cyclecloudprov_config.json) should have encrypted passwords/credentials

Security leak will be avioded. Clear text password are risky to put;.
over 1 year ago in Spectrum LSF / Cloud Bursting 0 Future consideration

Get available VM count value from cyclecloud provider for resource connector templates using badmin rc view -c templates command

It would be useful if quota from the Azure backend is completely used, LSF admins can easily check if VMs are available in the quota from Azure.
over 1 year ago in Spectrum LSF / Administration 0 Future consideration

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

job select statement improvement

I have hosts with exclusive resources and some with a dynamic resource. A few hosts have two exclusive resources. The job submit: $ bsub -R 'select[ defined(res1) || (defined(res2) && dynamic_pool==loaner_host)]' I would expect this job to...
almost 2 years ago in Spectrum LSF / Scheduling 2 Future consideration

LSF: tmp (in tmpfs) monitoring when cgroup enabled

when cgroup is enabled on both OS & LSF, it's now possible to account tmp usage for jobs when /tmp FS is in tmpfs. ("cache" value of "memory.stat" cgroup file, that can be excluded from swap using "LSB_CGROUP_MEM_INCLUDE_CACHE" parameter) Is i...
over 8 years ago in Spectrum LSF 2 Not under consideration

Multiple esubs (master + remote) in a multicluster setup

We use LSF in a multicluster configuration. We also use an esub to dynamically assign which jobs are sent to each cluster. As far as I'm aware, only one esub (on the master) can be used. We would like to have functionality for esubs on the remote ...
over 8 years ago in Spectrum LSF 2 Not under 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 2 years ago in Spectrum LSF / Reporting/Explorer 1 Not under consideration