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btop/bbot at usergroup level

This is the current bbot/btop functionality:- Group administrators can change the position of all jobs submitted by users who are members of the user group within a queue (move the selected job before/after the first/last job with the same priorit...
over 2 years ago in Spectrum LSF / Administration 0 Not under consideration

FairShare User/Project internal data size limitation

As per the support case - we are hitting the limitation on how many users/projects we can have defined in our most complex cluster in ARM. This is causing us to have to be very careful with any adjustments / updates and stop using automation and m...
over 3 years ago in Spectrum LSF / Administration 1 Not under consideration

Show lim, mbatchd status by using command

It is useful to know whether lim and/or mbatchd is in reconfig/restart phase by using a command
over 4 years ago in Spectrum LSF 1 Not under consideration

bswitch does not with limits in lsb.resources

We have defined some limits per queue under lsb.resources due to which bswitch command does not work even for commands which do not require resources mentioned in lsb.resources.
over 5 years ago in Spectrum LSF 4 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.
almost 6 years ago in Spectrum LSF 1 Not under consideration

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;.
19 days ago in Spectrum LSF / Cloud Bursting 0 Under review

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.
19 days ago in Spectrum LSF / Administration 0 Under review

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.
27 days 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...
6 months 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...
almost 7 years ago in Spectrum LSF 2 Not under consideration