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Spectrum LSF

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Clean left over job's daemon processes after job res finished

We have several workflows that the job script can run tools that will spawn processes in the backgroup or as daemons that will stay active once the job script ends. Since the job script ends, res will end with the exit code of the job script, but ...
4 days ago in Spectrum LSF / Other 0 Submitted

Group jobs to same cluster when using bsub -cluster feature

Goal: Group together lsf jobs, "regression", in such a way that bsub -cluster feature directs all jobs in the group to the same cluster. Proposal: a) bsub submits all jobs in a job array to a single cluster bsub -cluster all -J "ArrayName[1-10]" /...
6 days ago in Spectrum LSF / Scheduling 0 Submitted

Spectrum LSF's k8s support

Spectrum LSF used to provide an adapter for k8s as a container orchestration to use with LSF's job scheduling as its add-on function, which is withdrawn now. The customer would like to restore it so they could improve portability/availability and ...
about 1 month ago in Spectrum LSF / Administration 1 Needs more information

When Cluster Collection is Down mark the various hosts as down in RTM

This helps brining attention to people who may not notice that the cluster collection is down
24 days ago in Spectrum LSF / Operations/RTM 0 Under review

Support RUN_TIME_DECAY on GPU Runtime

Currently RUN_TIME_DECAY only modifies Fairshare for CPU jobs and not GPU jobs.
26 days ago in Spectrum LSF / Administration 0 Under review

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...
3 months ago in Spectrum LSF / License Management 1 Needs more information

Ability to force IBM LSF Application Center (PAC) to convert userID to lower case

We have PAC hosted on linux environment. Users access it from Windows systems. As PAC is case sensitive, users cannot login until they use lower case user ID to login. So, there should be a way to force PAC to convert user ID to lower cas...
3 months ago in Spectrum LSF / End User UI/Applicaton Center 1 Not under consideration

Allow to set/modify the same option in multiple esubs

Currently a specific option can only be set or modified once through an esub, even if multiple esub's are run. If an option is set a second time, the error message ... Conflict parameter <PARAMETER_NAME> - Ignored. appears. There are at leas...
2 months ago in Spectrum LSF / Administration 1 Future consideration

lsf proxyd logging in log file

From the documentations, it seems LSF proxyd is currently showing its logs from perfmon view style of command and this RFE is to enable lsf proxyd logging same as other daemons are logging currently. e.g. mbatchd.log, mbschd.log.. similarly we sho...
2 months ago in Spectrum LSF / Scheduling 1 Functionality already exists

Expand API (or bjobs -o option) to report memory reservation on a per-job basis

Determining per-job memory usage is valuable, but we also need to be able to see, on a per-job basis, how much memory job(s) have reserved at a point in time. Partly we need to be able to compare to the actual memory use to see if they're over-res...
3 months ago in Spectrum LSF / Scheduling 0 Under review