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Spectrum LSF

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Please log the number of bwaits processed per minute in "badmin perfmon view" and the current number of bwait's queued in "badmin show status"

Currently, we can see the number of total bwaits that have gone into the system since we have command debug logging enabled, but we have no easy way to know how many wait's are queued up or what the throughput of bwait commands are. We would use t...
13 days ago in Spectrum LSF / Administration 0 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...
5 months ago in Spectrum LSF / End User UI/Applicaton Center 1 Not under consideration

lsf.conf documentation should report which daemon(s) need restart

Every time an lsf.conf entry is recommended by Support, I have to turn around and ask which daemon (or daemons) need a restart, which causes delay. The developers already know what daemons are affected by the changes, please document which ones ne...
about 1 month ago in Spectrum LSF / Administration 1 Planned for future release

Forward, without local processing, bsub options to remote clusters

In multi-cluster scenarios, there should be no expectation that all the clusters are configured the same and/or support the same resources, slas, architectures, etc. Currently, when launching jobs with -sla, -m, and other options, the local schedu...
18 days ago in Spectrum LSF / Cloud Bursting 0 Submitted

job resource usage correction

My developers always submit distributed jobs to the cluster, when their jobs ends with OOM error in one of the nodes, bjobs or bacct commands find that the job's memory usage is incorrect. For example , in server's '/var/log/message' we can see th...
20 days ago in Spectrum LSF / Reporting/Explorer 0 Submitted

Make vm_type details in lsb. Acct file

vm_type is field is available only on event file . Can this be made available for Acct file as well? We extract lot of job information from Acct file so it will be good if we get vm_type details in the same file
3 months ago in Spectrum LSF / Other 0 Under review

enable 'single sign on' website login

useful to avoid end users retyping their password to log on RTM website
about 2 months ago in Spectrum LSF / Operations/RTM 0 Under review

truncated hostnames in bjobs output

For a debug where hosts are available but jobs are not landing on them - I need to run bjobs -UF (or -l) -p2 This command generates below like data structure Slots are reserved for guarantees: xxx3-sim-d18-081, xxx-sim-d18-077, xxx- sim-d30-065, x...
about 2 months ago in Spectrum LSF / Scheduling 0 Under review

Not generate an empty output folder under HOME directory.

it will generate an empty output folder under HOME directory Although I have specified the path to the output. I had discussed with IBM support and known that it is by PAC design. Moreover, this empty folder will not be deleted automatically by PA...
2 months ago in Spectrum LSF / End User UI/Applicaton Center 0 Under review

Add field SLA to job_status2 event in stream file.

Our business processes are based on SLA of the job and we want to do reporting of this job SLA. For job_finish2 event, SLA field is already present but in job_Status2 event in stream files, the SLA field is not present. We are blocked due to this ...
2 months ago in Spectrum LSF / Other 0 Under review