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Set more job variables in parent SBATCHD prior to forking the job SBATCHD/RES

I've been working with the Daemons Wrap source code trying to make the logging more presentable, and I've come accross a hurdle to effectively enhancing that integration. I need both the Job Start and Submit Times, and normally, I would just be ab...
4 months ago in Spectrum LSF / Administration 0 Future consideration

job select statement improvement

I have hosts with exclusive resources and some with a dynamic resource. A few hosts have two exclusive resources. The job submit: $ bsub -R 'select[ defined(res1) || (defined(res2) && dynamic_pool==loaner_host)]' I would expect this job to...
4 months ago in Spectrum LSF / Scheduling 2 Future consideration

Add fields to bhosts -o output

Add total memory and memory reserved columns for bhosts -o option.
4 months ago in Spectrum LSF / Scheduling 1

Track a local directory duing job execution and report utilization details in job rusage

We would like to be able to, at submission time, specify a local directory that we would like to have LSF monitor the total size and files in and report in the Jobs RUSAGE periodically. This directory will be separate from the execCwd or the cwd. ...
4 months ago in Spectrum LSF / Administration 0 Future 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...
5 months ago in Spectrum LSF / Administration 1 Future consideration

Remove dependency on legacy library libnsl.so.1

Most recent Linux' OS' do not provide an easy way to create a dynamic support for libnsl.so.1 any longer and instead they link to libnsl.so.2* due to libnsl.so being symbolically linked to libnsl.so.2*. The library libnsl.so.2 de-contented several...
5 months ago in Spectrum LSF / Administration 0 Future consideration

Customize date output format for bjobs, bacct, bhist commands

Current output for date format is Apr 17 03:06:23. Customer prefers this date format: 2022 04/17/2022 03:06:23
5 months ago in Spectrum LSF / Scheduling 0 Future consideration

Ability to specify cores or exclusive host for Benchmark job

Currently all benchmark jobs submitted via RTM use 1 core. Also, one cannot specify node to be exclusively used via bsub -x. This allows other jobs to land on same node and thus tainting benchmark numbers
5 months ago in Spectrum LSF / Operations/RTM 0 Future 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...
6 months ago in Spectrum LSF / Scheduling 1 Not under consideration

Extend Job Report Mail to only include terminated jobs

Customer wants job report mail to go for a subset of jobs where the job was terminated for various reasons such as CPU limit, Memory limit, etc.
6 months ago in Spectrum LSF / Scheduling 1 Functionality already exists