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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.
6 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...
15 days ago in Spectrum LSF / Scheduling 1

Integrate lsadmin/badmin/bctrld to work with systemd in >= LSF 10.1SP14

Starting in SP14, if we wish to take advantage of individual daemon monitoring for res, sbatchd and lim on server nodes we have to follow the following caveat: Note that once you use systemctl commands to control these daemons, do not use the exis...
about 1 month ago in Spectrum LSF / Administration 0 Planned for future release

Allow resource limit ELIGIBLE_PEND_JOBS usage for APPS

I would like to have a limit ELIGIBLE_PEND_JOBS for the consumer APPS. The reason is an application which needs licenses from a license server. In case of many simultanously dispatched jobs the license server overloads. Up to now the resource limi...
about 1 month ago in Spectrum LSF / Scheduling 1 Needs more information

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.
21 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 ?
21 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 ....
21 days ago in Spectrum LSF / Operations/RTM 1 Planned for future release

tool to list out active and default base params - lsparams

Think of 'bparams' and the level of details that it provides with args '-la'. This helps in figuring out what all params are configured as default or what defaults values are affecting the scheduling. Such a tool does not exist for LSF Base config...
about 1 month ago in Spectrum LSF / Scheduling 0 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 ...
23 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...
28 days ago in Spectrum LSF / End User UI/Applicaton Center 4 Planned for future release