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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

LSF Support for M1/M1 Pro/M2 Pro

We would like IBM to support LSF on M1/M1 Pro/M2 Pro for the ARMV8/aarch64 platform.
7 months ago in Spectrum LSF / Other 1 Future consideration

bhosts and lshosts should have an option to let them perform more like the scheduler

Currently, if I have a host with two exclusive resources in the lsf.cluster file <hostname> <model> <type> 1 () () () (!res1 !res2) If I run the following bhosts command, it acts like "grep" instead of like the scheduler, and rep...
7 months ago in Spectrum LSF / Administration 0 Future consideration

Permission model for Dashboards and Reports

In our environment, a few different teams will make use of different reporting capabilities in LSF Explorer in different scopes. Therefore they will be creating different reports and dashboards. So there is the need to introduce something like a p...
8 months ago in Spectrum LSF / Reporting/Explorer 1 Future consideration

Extend Role-based access control to data columns

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...
8 months ago in Spectrum LSF / Reporting/Explorer 1 Future consideration

Move away from having to set job_end_logged on every gridjobs and gridpend poller runs

The setting of job_end_logged to 0 every polling cycle can add as much as 100 seconds to every gridjobs or gridpend run. If instead, the poller were to capture the following SELECT MAX(last_updated) FROM grid_jobs* WHERE clusterid = ? Then, sinc...
8 months ago in Spectrum LSF / Operations/RTM 0 Future consideration

blusers improvement to show both external and hoarding jobs in one listing

Hi, I didn't find an option in "blusers" command that will give me the full list of jobs that use specific license token. There are two options available, each gives partial picture and the output is in different format. So it takes unnecessary e...
8 months ago in Spectrum LSF / License Management 0 Future consideration

Reduce the Scheduler impact of a "bmod -sp"

Currently, a bmod is a very expensive activity in LSF, but running a bmod to simply change a jobs priority, should be a low impact changes. What we would request is to have the bmod that simply does an '-sp' to be handled in a way that has the lea...
8 months ago in Spectrum LSF / Scheduling 0 Future consideration

Improve Various Components of the Current Scheduler Adlgorithm

Currently, though the Scheduler supports threads, the processing is not a thread per bucket, but rather a threads that are used on a per bucket basis and buckets are still handled serially, which has led us to Host Match times around 400 seconds. ...
8 months ago in Spectrum LSF / Scheduling 3 Future consideration