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Spectrum LSF

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use "bconf" command to delete host and create or delete resource

It would be helpful for administrators. Simplify the management of HPC clusters.
5 days ago in Spectrum LSF / Administration 0 Submitted

Run LSF file IO operations within the container.

LSF jobs using containers depend on mounts within the container. These mounts are not available on bare metal where LSF runs file operations. The bare metal dependency means that LSF file related operations, -o, -f, -E, -Ep, etc. will not have acc...
14 days ago in Spectrum LSF / Scheduling 1

be able to add (and remove) new type of metadata

to manage other metadata that the ones already defined: LSF user extra limit & TTL, license quota, etc ... currently, we must update several scripts & conf files to add (or remove) other metadata type than the built-in ones.
20 days ago in Spectrum LSF / Operations/RTM 0 Planned for future release

provide a mechanism to avoid manually inserting hash code into thold.php and settings.php for new thold alerts to view details.

When we add our own thold alerts, we must add manually the hash code recorded into a mysql table into thold.php and settings.php scripts to be able to display details. Can you please redesign the code to avoid these steps ?
20 days ago in Spectrum LSF / Operations/RTM 1 Planned for future release

support 5 or more arguments in thold.php

To create versatile alerts, we sometimes needs more than 2 or 3 max arguments to set the alert. For ex, for a LSF server load alert, we should need clusterid, server hostgroup, load index, comparison operator, etc ....
20 days ago in Spectrum LSF / Operations/RTM 1 Planned for future release

Expanding the host list for bjobs-m

If we puts a list variable containing about 1300 equipment into the bjobs(bjobs -u all -m "$list"), a segmentation fault (core dump) occurs. Dev checked code. The host list in bjobs -m supports 512 hostnames at most. The host to put in bjobs ...
22 days ago in Spectrum LSF / Administration 1 Not under consideration

Add CPU usage in Application Center Workload view

Can we add CPU usage column in Application Center Workload view because currently only CPU efficiency column is available ? The CPU usage of a job is the only way to know how it's advanced because its elapsed time depends on the server load and ot...
27 days ago in Spectrum LSF / End User UI/Applicaton Center 4 Planned for future release

Correct on Design Flaw in Session Scheduler

Currently the Session Manager and Service Director operate in the same CGROUP on the first execution host which causes a race condition that if a task on the first execution host pushes the memory use above the memory limit (aka mem-eater process)...
28 days ago in Spectrum LSF / Scheduling 0 Future consideration

Allow the LSF Planner to ignore cetain select[] criteria

The current LSF Planner is unable to create a plan if the "bsub -R "select[blah>blah]" ./a.out" select clause does not match any hosts. This is very counter productive. For certain ELIM based resources such as 'freescratch', 'freetmp', etc. The...
about 1 month ago in Spectrum LSF / Administration 0 Future consideration

Allow the INELIBIBLE flag to apply to Job Slots and License Scheduler Limits

Currently, the INELIGIBLE flag works for several limit classes. Unfortunately, it does not support either SLOT or License Project limits. These are important for using APS with ELIGIBLE pending time calculations and the queue limit of ELIGIBLE_PEN...
about 1 month ago in Spectrum LSF / Administration 0 Future consideration