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Spectrum LSF

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allow LSF administrators to extend max run time of queued and running jobs past the queue wallclock limit

See PMR 12578,L6Q,000. Cluster administrators should be able to extend the running time of jobs that were submitted to a queue with a walllclock limit. Currently there is no way to prevent a job from getting killed by queue wallclock limits.
over 6 years ago in Spectrum LSF 2 Delivered

Prevent LSF from dispatching jobs to problematic hosts consistently

Some jobs are dispatched to a host and failed because the communication between MBATCHD and SBATCHD is failed. The host keeps in OK status and the jobs keep dispatching to the host, which makes the job can not run for a long time. The communicatio...
almost 7 years ago in Spectrum LSF 2 Delivered

many jobs pend due to "Just started a job recently".

1. the candidate hosts are sorted by CPU load; 2. do not dispatch jobs in a "pack" fashion, instead, "balance" fashion.
over 7 years ago in Spectrum LSF 1 Delivered

Support resizable jobs for compound resource requests (RES_REQ) using blaunch (parallel jobs)

A job that has compound resources cannot be resized - why?=============================================== We use blaunch to launch jobs with the following resource requirements. Begin ApplicationNAME = core8DESCRIPTION = applications that need 1 H...
over 7 years ago in Spectrum LSF 3 Delivered

Remove string length restrictions on resource requirement string to bsub

Our job submissions use quite complicated compound resource requirements. As our clusters increase in complexity we find our resource requirement strings used to bsub are becoming too long for the LSF limitation of 511 characters.
over 7 years ago in Spectrum LSF 2 Delivered

To report Total & reserved & used memory graph through rpt_hardware_raw table

We would like to report graphically reserved, used, total memory by LSF cluster from rpt_hardware_raw table. There is MEM_REQ field in rpt_jobmart_raw table & is related to job but that doesn't give picture by LSF cluster.
almost 8 years ago in Spectrum LSF 2 Delivered

Enable DataManager to work properly when LSF usermapping is in place

When jobs were submitted with -data option and an account mapping is existing between the submission and execution cluster (MC) DM is not able to retrieve the data correctly.
5 months ago in Spectrum LSF / Other 1 Delivered

bjobs -o all

Currently there is a large list of -o options, which are hugely beneficial. We have a large bjobs -o <long list> -json report that is frequently run for metrics and query reduction (to provide an API to get cached data) but we have to update...
7 months ago in Spectrum LSF / Data Management 3 Delivered

Oracle Cloud Infrastructure OCI support for LSF Resource Connector

IBM Spectrum LSF offers cloud busting opportunity using its Resource Connector component. LSF Resource connector works with various cloud providers, but it has no support for Oracle Cloud Infrastructure (OCI). As per recent study, OCI has emerged ...
about 1 year ago in Spectrum LSF / Cloud Bursting 2 Delivered

Enable changing default credentials in RBAC-database configuration

When using LSF Explorer with Role Based Access Control (RBAC) it is required to setup an additional database. The default username/password combination is pacuser:pacuser. It is stored as a hashed value under lsfsuite/ext/explorer/server/rbac/data...
about 1 year ago in Spectrum LSF 2 Delivered