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Spectrum Symphony

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Unblock a list of compute for all applications

Have the possibility to unblock a list of compute nodes for all applications (usefull when compute nodes have encounter an issue, resolved, that impacted a set or all applications of the grid)
almost 5 years ago in Spectrum Symphony / Version 7.1 2 Not under consideration

Windows 2016 docker container support

Support Windows server 2016 containers (it is the Socgen target) for Symphony workloads.
almost 5 years ago in Spectrum Symphony / Version 7.1 1 Not under consideration

[RFE][PIMCO] - Host Factory - Private Cloud Burst - Cisco Unified Computing System

We would request private cloud burst, Cisco UCS running on VMware. is supported in Symphony 7.2
about 5 years ago in Spectrum Symphony / Future Version 7 Not under consideration

Request to include certain environment parameters during job submission

Currently, we are unable to submit environment parameters to a MapReduce service in the following manner: // Set TEXTANALYTICS_HOME environment variable on each task's JVM - required by ActionAPI conf.set ("", "TEXTANALYTICS_HOME=...
over 5 years ago in Spectrum Symphony / Version 7.1 5 Not under consideration

[Resource Management Policy] Resource plan to allow Time Interval by Day

Resource Plan currently allows Time Interval to be defined. This needs to be extended to allow definition based on day of the week. This will make it possible for Resource plans to be limited to weekdays or weekends depending on usage patterns.
over 5 years ago in Spectrum Symphony / Version 7.1 4 Not under consideration

PMC Very Slow to Load User Information From LDAP

When using the PMC, loading the user information takes a very long time. We have over 25,000 users in LDAP. When using the PMC to create a new user it takes a very long time to load the user list. When adding or changing Roles for a user, it takes...
almost 6 years ago in Spectrum Symphony / Version 7.1 2 Not under consideration

[User Interface and Configuration] Comment option for soamcontrol app

There are multiple teams manage apps. One team may not know why the app is disabled by another team. Hence, we request comment option for soamcontrol app command. Besides, there are comment options for both "kill session" and "kill task". It does ...
about 6 years ago in Spectrum Symphony / Version 6.1.1 4 Not under consideration

[User Interface and Configuration] Display child process ID on GUI

In Task Details tab on Symphony console, it displays the process ID for the SI for that task, however, it does not display any children process ids. We need to see the child process IDs that were started by the SI.
over 6 years ago in Spectrum Symphony / Version 7.1 4 Not under consideration

Cluster restart

While using the script to shut down the cluster a lot of grid processes (pem and ssm) survive and turn into zombie processes.Killing these zombies after running the script leads to "Blocked Hosts" after starting the c...
over 6 years ago in Spectrum Symphony / Version 6.1.1 3 Not under consideration

[SDK and API] - ISO compliance for Symphony Client c++ headers

symphony client c++ header files are not ISO compliant
over 7 years ago in Spectrum Symphony / Version 5.1 3 Not under consideration