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Spectrum Symphony

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RHEL 8.7 or 8.8 certification in Symphony 7.3.2 fix pack 1

We need to build clusters on RHEL 8.7 and 8.8 with symphony 7.3.2 . Requesting to certify symphony 7.3.2 on RHEL 8.7 or 8.8
about 2 months ago in Spectrum Symphony / Version 7.3.2 7

Enable Podman support for Symphony 7.3.1

We are running Sym 7.3.1 with couple of patches from IBM and now we are looking for running container workload in RHEL8 Podman. We will need Podman support for Sym 7.3.1 on RHEL8.
12 days ago in Spectrum Symphony / Version 7.3 0 Submitted

transfer credentials for symphony child sessions

We are currently planning to use the recursive Symphony workload API. Our use case is 3 layers of recursion where the first layer is created by end users and the subsequent 2 layers are created by our application. Currently we cannot use the recur...
24 days ago in Spectrum Symphony / Version 7.3.2 0 Needs more information

Please certify Java 17 for Symphony 7.3.1

We have a business need to start using Java 17. Please certify it for Spectrum Symphony 7.3.1
25 days ago in Spectrum Symphony / Version 7.3 3 Under review

Support EGO service using EGO_SERVICE_CREDENTIAL to log on to HostFactory Rest Server as it is supported to log on to other Symphony components

Spectrum Symphony has the general feature for EGO service, where credential is passed to the service through EGO_SERVICE_CREDENTIAL so the service can log on to various components of Symphony, like egosh user logon/soamlogon, EGO general rest api....
26 days ago in Spectrum Symphony / Version 7.3 1 Under review

Enable EC2 instance tags for HostFactory instances in metadata service

At present, EC2 instances provisioned via HostFactory is based on the launch template definition controlled by IBM. We have requirements to segregate HostFactory instance into multiple resource groups based on resource tagging. Custom tags created...
about 1 month ago in Spectrum Symphony / Version 7.3.2 0 Future consideration

Please certify Python 3.10 and 3.9 in Windows Platform for Spectrum Symphony 7.3.1. We are currently not in position to upgrade to 7.3.2

Our business team needs to run Python 3.9 and 3.10 programs on Spectrum Symphony Platform. We need Pythin 3.9 and 3.10 supported on Current Specturm Symphony 7.3.1 version in our env.
about 1 month ago in Spectrum Symphony / Product functionality 0

Symphony jobs log retrieval enhanced mechanism

Whereas Symphony provides an easy way to retrieve its own cluster logs through its System Logs web interface, the same is not true for user jobs submitted to the cluster. Today, a given job’s log is generated and stored on the filesystem. A user m...
6 months ago in Spectrum Symphony / Future Version 2 Functionality already exists

Symphony / Conductor - reporting access granularity

A user who wishes to access the reporting capabilities of Symphony and Conductor must be given a role that allows access to Reports and PERF. Once that’s done, the user can view metrics reports from the whole cluster which is something only Admins...
6 months ago in Spectrum Symphony / Future Version 0 Future consideration

Symphony Alerting / notification mechanism through Webhooks

Spectrum Symphony and Spectrum Conductor are cluster managemet solutions that orchestrate running distributed workloads on a multitude of servers in the cluster. As such, they need to konw the state of the servers in the cluster. Traditionally, cl...
6 months ago in Spectrum Symphony / Future Version 2 Future consideration