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Spectrum LSF

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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 ...
6 months ago in Spectrum LSF / Administration 1 Future consideration

INCLUDE directive for lsf.cluster file

Its great to have INCLUDE functionality added in LSF and we're using heavily in our multiple LSF clusters. Its makes it easy to manage many clusters for common config edits and keep the farms compliant. I am logging this RFE to extend this feature...
3 months ago in Spectrum LSF / Scheduling 0 Future consideration

New age patchinstall tool

With IBM moved away from Quarterly fixpacks to Yearly release – we often see bunch of patches for install as backlog. Current patchinstall tool does this job efficiently for a single patch and if I’ve to install 5 patches on top of a fixpack (inde...
3 months ago in Spectrum LSF / Scheduling 0 Future 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;.
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

Expand energy stats to cover non-exclusive jobs

As part of working towards our net zero we would like to request more general energy measurement for non-exclusive jobs. We believe this would benefit all LSF users, particularly those working in the UK research environment where there is an incre...
4 months ago in Spectrum LSF / Reporting/Explorer 1 Future consideration

Allow user access tokens to have a lifetime similar to 'remember me' support industry best practice

Currently, we have robots that submit jobs using the Web Interface. The tokens expiration is currently static, and there is no API endpoint to determine the validity of the token which means that job submission and controls can fail randomly witho...
over 1 year ago in Spectrum LSF / End User UI/Applicaton Center 0 Future consideration

Allow Flagging Jobs for Reservation Through Rules and/or Through a "bsub --plan" Option

Today, reservations in LSF are handled by the Top X jobs by ordered by Dynamic Priority using the variable MAX_JOB_RESERVE. We believe that this is a shotgun approach. We have millions of jobs a day that require 1 cores and less than 1GB of memory...
about 1 year ago in Spectrum LSF / Administration 0 Future consideration

Add possibility to assign cores from the same CCX in AMD CPUs to make use of the same L3 cache.

With a specific 2-core workload we noticed significant performance improvements of about 50% in shorter runtime when both cores reside on the same L3 cache group (CCX) of an AMD EPYC CPU.Therefore it would be very beneficial to be able to have LSF...
about 1 year ago in Spectrum LSF / Scheduling 0 Future consideration