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More granular host job exit rate

Introduce new JOB_EXIT_TYPE to handle job failures caused by host environmental issues after job started running. Right now LSF counts environmental issues only during job initialization stage, and many problems are missed.
over 3 years ago in Spectrum LSF / Administration 0 Future consideration

blimits -n to select multiple limit name

blimits man pages says that's possible to select multiple limit names but it's not functional. can you please implement this functionality ?
almost 4 years ago in Spectrum LSF / Administration 0 Not under consideration

bmod jobs for per queue, or per user

Currently bmod runs per job so if there are 20000 running jobs, I've to run bmod 20000 times, one for each job. Can bmod have functionality like bkill to update bulk jobs , based on certain criteria like for user, queue, hostgroup etc ?
almost 2 years ago in Spectrum LSF / Administration 3 Not under consideration

How to start/stop/restart Suite services on all the nodes in Suite cluster

Currently cluster admin needs to run "systemctl" for all the suite services. It's hard to remember which Suite services are running on which role of nodes in Suite cluster - different services are on master, GUI and compute nodes. So there is a ne...
about 2 years ago in Spectrum LSF / Administration 0 Not under consideration

candidate host pending reason

It's about pending reason hostname. Current pending reason as below. These 3 hosts are not in host group of this queue, but they are in candidate host list. PENDING REASONS: Candidate host pending reasons (18 of 7574 hosts): Job slot limit reached...
almost 3 years ago in Spectrum LSF / Administration 0 Not under consideration

Allow `lsadmin reconfig`to run in batch mode for only the master candidate hosts

`lsadmin reconfig` cannot be run in unattended mode only on master and master candidate hosts. It would be nice to have such an option. `lsadmin limrestart pf host1 host2` is not an acceptable replacement for this functionality. For details see "U...
almost 3 years ago in Spectrum LSF / Administration 0 Not under consideration

advance 'system' reservation and host status

advance 'system' reservation and host status
over 3 years ago in Spectrum LSF / Administration 0 Not under consideration

Add the following commands to the Query log, also add the total execution time to the query log output

Right now, many commands are logged to the query log, but a certain number of commands are not. Additionally, we would like to know the transaction time to process each command added to the log entry. The commands that are missing are: bswitch bk...
3 months ago in Spectrum LSF / Administration 1 Future consideration

Remove dependency on legacy library

Most recent Linux' OS' do not provide an easy way to create a dynamic support for any longer and instead they link to* due to being symbolically linked to*. The library de-contented several...
4 months ago in Spectrum LSF / Administration 0 Future consideration

Enable the Scheduler Debug to Run Continually and Provide JSON Output via 'badmin' Standard Output

Currently the Scheduler debug must be written to a file, and the scheduler debug information is not easily accessible through the management CLI. What would be better would be to have an MBD parameter to enable all the time as is done with 'badmin...
7 months ago in Spectrum LSF / Administration 0 Future consideration