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Spectrum LSF

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Support for Python3.8 with IBM LSF Python API

Support for Python3.8 with IBM LSF Python API
1 day ago in Spectrum LSF / Installation 1 Submitted

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...
10 days ago in Spectrum LSF / End User UI/Applicaton Center 1 Not under consideration

Reallocate licenses from idle jobs

Customer is facing a problem where a license is checked out by some user for their interactive job (and assigned to high priority license project), but the job session is idle (potentially, user went to lunch or left for the day). As a result, oth...
3 days ago in Spectrum LSF / License Management 0 Under review

Array job maximum running jobs should be honored across multiclustered environments

Our users submit array jobs, but due to many factors may want to limit the number of running tasks at a time, not only from the source cluster, but total running jobs of that array for all clusters involved ( we have many clusters that use multicl...
4 days ago in Spectrum LSF / Scheduling 0 Planned for future release

About /run/user/$uid

Could you please make "/run/user/$uid" the same for both ssh and interactive jobs? when user logon the host, /run/user/$uid is created by pam_systemd and used for storing files used by running processes for that user. When a user logs out, a...
5 days ago in Spectrum LSF / Administration 1 Needs more information

THREAD limit to be set per HOST or PER CORE instead of PER JOB

The current THREADS limit on a queue level is set per job while it has to be set per HOST or per CORE. That is because current limit doesn't reflect the size of a job so is the THREADS limit is 600 it means that a single core job can produce up-to...
5 days ago in Spectrum LSF / Scheduling 0 Under review

Support Rate Limiting in the LSF Proxy

We have a case where users, if left to their own accords will not eclipse the current supported connections, but in the end will diminish the batch performance if left on their own. So, provide a feature where I can have a configuration file that ...
23 days ago in Spectrum LSF / Administration 0 Under review

For each job, records the number of execution host CPU cores in the job's table

As we evaluate the utility of SMT2/4/8, we would like to be able to measure the performance difference of the applications at scale by recording the number of slots of the compute host for every job. This would achieved by adding a tinyint unsigne...
24 days ago in Spectrum LSF / Operations/RTM 0 Under review

Enhance lsmake4 to support Grouped Target's in the latest version of make 4.4.1

Currently our tools are using Grouped Target's which don't properly work causing quite a bit of rework after the initial compile.
about 1 month ago in Spectrum LSF / Scheduling 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.
about 1 month ago in Spectrum LSF / Other 1 Future consideration