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fix systemctl script to restart sbatchd

The root sbatchd crashes frequently in our cluster (and without anything useful in the log), but systemctl is not configured to restart the daemon. Please see the details in the related support case, but essentially we need to make it so this daem...
3 days ago in Spectrum LSF / Administration 1 Planned for future release

Show unformatted pending reasons with bjobs -UF

Information for PENDING REASONS remains formatted for the command "bjobs -UF [-p|-p0|-p1|-p2|-p3] <jobid>" which makes it hard for scripts to parse the output. Current output: $: bjobs -UF -p3 <jobid> ... PENDING REASONS: Candidate hos...
4 days ago in Spectrum LSF / Reporting/Explorer 0 Under review

Enable License (LS) Visibility on Spectrum Application Center

We would like users to have visibility of the availability of solver license on LSF Application Center. We are using version 10.2.0.9 and were told by support that this feature is no longer supported. This is necessary as it enables users to have ...
9 days ago in Spectrum LSF / End User UI/Applicaton Center 0 Under review

Create a User Interace and Process flow for API Key Generation, Approval, Use, and Revocation

We presently are evaluating Application Center's Web Services for job submission and control. However, many of our submission users are robots where the password is not known to user, but rather the users have sudo authority to submit jobs from sp...
11 days ago in Spectrum LSF / End User UI/Applicaton Center 1 Future consideration

Support Multi-threaded LIM with a Shared Memory Database for Scalability

It would be nice if LSF's LIM used a shared memory database and could accept multiple threads instead of having to constantly fork itself to return client data. The new setting to increase/decrease the LIM connection backlog was informative, but i...
12 days ago in Spectrum LSF / Administration 0 Future consideration

IBM Spectrum LSF Application Center 10.2.0 | Enable single sign-on with SAML in Azure

Hi team, We are currently have LSF PAC on cloud environment and expect to integrate Azure AD into Application Center. As far as I know once submitted IBM ticket, they inform us that PAC is not verified with Azure AD, that may cause by signature (c...
16 days ago in Spectrum LSF / End User UI/Applicaton Center 0 Under review

Dump configs to standardized format for cluster comparisons

We have multiple stand-alone clusters, and frequently have issues with something working differently in one as opposed to another. The solution from our side is to use something like ansible/chef/cfEngine to build the clusters, but for our existin...
17 days ago in Spectrum LSF / Administration 0 Future consideration

Add additional Metrics to the grid_clusters_perfmon_status table

From badmin show status add the following missing columns: Latest estimation start: - Next estimation start: - Estimation status: Not started Active estimator PIDs: - Elapsed time: 0:00:00 Number of jobs to estimate: 0 Number of estimated jobs:...
19 days ago in Spectrum LSF / Operations/RTM 0 Future consideration

LSF does not allow jobs to moved from low to high/medium priority queues if there are limits set on medium/high priority queues

We have a setup as follows 1) High queue limit 3 2) Medium Queue limit 4 3) Low queue no limit and the default queue for usrs to submit jobs 4) Very low queue, will be used to use licenses effectively When a user submits 6 jobs for example in high...
30 days ago in Spectrum LSF / Scheduling 1 Future consideration

Multi-cluster pre-exec failure should kill job from source cluster

These documents make it look like this issue is addressed, but they are not functioning as they should. https://www.ibm.com/docs/en/spectrum-lsf/10.1.0?topic=lsbparams-remote-max-preexec-retry https://www.ibm.com/docs/en/spectrum-lsf/10.1.0?topic=...
about 1 month ago in Spectrum LSF / Scheduling 0 Planned for future release