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This portal is to open public enhancement requests against products and services offered by the IBM Data & AI organization. To view all of your ideas submitted to IBM, create and manage groups of Ideas, or create an idea explicitly set to be either visible by all (public) or visible only to you and IBM (private), use the IBM Unified Ideas Portal (https://ideas.ibm.com).


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Welcome to the IBM Ideas Portal (https://www.ibm.com/ideas) - Use this site to find out additional information and details about the IBM Ideas process and statuses.

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Spectrum LSF

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Change job submit time to include milliseconds for precision.

Job submit time to include milliseconds for precision. Instead of HH:MM:SS, make it like 12:29:05.1234. This will enable this column to be used as a unique identifier when generating data in an incremental fashion. We are extracting the RTM data a...
4 months ago in Spectrum LSF / Reporting/Explorer 4 Not under consideration

json format of lsb.acct log file

It will help with using Splunk for searching and analysis usage of HPC.
5 months ago in Spectrum LSF / Reporting/Explorer 1 Not under consideration

allow update for span string after a job is started

Hello, currently, it's not possible to update the span string after a job is started. for ex: a user start a multinodes jobs using bsub .... -n x -R ".. span[ptile=y]" ... unfortunately, he forgot to specify to the tool to start in mutlinodes an...
5 months ago in Spectrum LSF / Scheduling 1 Not under consideration

Why do we have to run "lspasswd" to register windows user's password in LSF ?

Customers hope they don't need to use lspasswd in Windows. But LSF needs user's password to impersonate user before running user's job on a Windows execution host. This is due to the designed feature of user authentication in Windows. Windows need...
8 months ago in Spectrum LSF / Scheduling 1 Not under consideration

Can LSF support windows docker?

We need LSF support windows docker like support linux docker, to address my company all windows production line have different windows development environment, than IT team need maintain too many windows physical server or VM. so, we wish LSF can ...
11 months ago in Spectrum LSF / Simulation & Prediction 1 Not under consideration

mbatch hang/bsub hang issue caused by slowly resolution

We have experienced the following issues. For more information, please refer to case number TS005350597.If any DNS issue happens, egroup resolution is very slow and mbatchd waits for egroup. egroup resolution slow -> mbatchd wait for egroup -&g...
over 1 year ago in Spectrum LSF 2 Not under consideration

LSF eauth setuid bit

I have a request for setuid permission in LSF eauth file. Our customers use only root accounts for LSF services. Under these conditions,the customer request an official method to delete the setuid permission of the LSF eauth file. Because if root ...
almost 2 years ago in Spectrum LSF 1 Not under consideration

Make lsadmin/badmin accept "yes" and "no" as answers

Questions asked by `lsadmin` and `badmin` (and maybe other administrative LSF commands) only accept "y" and "n" as answers. "yes" and "no" are not accepted but should be
almost 2 years ago in Spectrum LSF / Administration 0 Not under consideration

energy usage reporting (EAS) not working on intel x86_64 servers

During the testing of EAS on my Dell/HPE hardwares running Linux/CentOS - I figured out that various features in EAS is not really working on these hardwares and they may be only designed for IBM Hardware like Power Systems. Worked with Support on...
almost 2 years ago in Spectrum LSF 1 Not under consideration

host power management 'EAS' feature for x86_64 h/w

During the testing of EAS on my Dell/HPE hardwares running Linux/CentOS - I figured out that various features in EAS is not really working on these hardwares and they may be only designed for IBM Hardware like Power Systems. Worked with Support on...
almost 2 years ago in Spectrum LSF 1 Not under consideration