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We are facing the need to limit access to certain data columns/fields in LSF Explorer for certain roles. In our environment a few different teams will make use of the reporting capabilities of LSF Explorer in different scopes. Nevertheless, LSF Ex...
hostcache auto-delete function in the mbatchd restart
Dynamic hosts remain in the cluster unless you intentionally remove them.And the manual related to it is as follows.https://www.ibm.com/docs/en/spectrum-lsf/10.1.0?topic=cluster-remove-dynamic-hostsSuppose we delete the hostcache file, not modify ...
Increase MAX_JOBID in PE environment - 4194303 too low
When using PE in LSF the maximum job ID is 4194303.We have already cycled through the range in 12 months and we'll likely do it twice this year.Having jobs with duplicate IDs causes a lot of problems with things like job accounting.
Reporting both host-based pending reason and main pending reason
"LSF does not support reporting both host-based pending reason and main pending reason (about license)." Let me provide a portion of the bsub statement from our case to exemplify the customer's dilemma. bsub -R "rusage[mem=3000.00:duration=1m,md_r...
In a dynamic cluster cloud environment, blaunch cannot handle resizing of the jobs. We are requesting for the addition and deletion of hosts from an LSF cluster with blaunch able to handle the network IO and exit with the return code from the job'...
Have LSF Handle ZOMBI job searching using either BTREE or HASH ALGO's
Large number of ZOMBI jobs can impact very large clusters operations resulting in high backlogs and additional lost job status. Improving the ZOMBI search algorithm from Linear Search to BTREE or HASH would reduce this impact.
Enhance the Support Tool to be able to remove ZOMBI jobs and create a log of exec hosts and pgids that need to be cleaned
We had an issue where LSF could not keep up with dispatch due to high numbers of ZOMBI jobs. We would like the ability to shut down LSF and clean up the ZOMBI jobs via a Database repair to accelerate the time-to-restore of the LSF clusters.
Make Queue Open/Close/Act/Inact 'all' Requests a single event
We recently had a serious issue that required us to close/inact all of our queues, and then perform a database repair using the IBM support tool. However, when we started LSF, all but one of the queues was Open/Act again. This was due to the suppo...
Make the TCP Backlog for the MBATCH and MBATCHD Query Port Configurable for Large Clusters
We have been monitoring the TCP backlogs for LIM, MBD, and the Query port for some time, and there are periods where the MBD query port becomes overloaded resulting in a higher than expected count of UNKNOWN and sometimes eventually ZOMBI jobs, an...
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