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Spectrum LSF

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All mem & VM graphs are in KB

All mem & VM graphs are in KB and for some of them, the labels are false. To express a GB value, currently the basic unit for memory, graphs shown M of KB, not easily understandable.It would be much better to express value in GB directly using...
over 3 years ago in Spectrum LSF 3 Delivered

Implement business mapping in LSF Explorer

Need to implement following business mapping in LSF explorer. The use case is that our customers are not familiar with the IT type of naming convention for example cluster_name, LSF project name or user group name. To let our customers use the LSF...
over 3 years ago in Spectrum LSF 0 Delivered

Host addition and configuration in LSF Suite using hostsetup

In LSF Suite, currently host addition is supported using the ansible playbooks/roles.When using NFS installation, we have observed that it can be done using hostsetup. We need this possibility to be added/validated and supported.
over 2 years ago in Spectrum LSF 1 Delivered

GPU report to show GPU usage and GPU memory usaage

We use the resource usage reporting of LSF and would like to have a GPU report that is similar to the CPU accounting. Right now, GPU accounting is quite simple. For example, we would like to have something like GPU memory usage, charge back, faile...
over 2 years ago in Spectrum LSF / Administration 0 Delivered

LSF should support passing commands/options to container.

LSF currently can not run docker job when the job is a command or option to the container even though "docker run" can run the command successfully. This is one of common ways to use container. Please enhance LSF to support.
almost 4 years ago in Spectrum LSF 0 Delivered

cluster job submission slow and child mbatchd process stuck

Per the PMR mentioned, Discussing with the Dev team at IBM, the "bread/bstatus" command is possible to add to the child mbatchd to query.
about 5 years ago in Spectrum LSF 0 Delivered

Prevention of Spectrum LSF over-preemption

The current LSF preemption design does not prevent over-preemption (i.e. preempt more jobs than needed). When the preemption of a large low job takes some time like several minutes, the following incoming high priority jobs could preempt other run...
over 2 years ago in Spectrum LSF 1 Delivered

Added User Group aggregation for RTM

We would like RTM to aggregate the User Group information so that in the Grid -> View Jobs Listing when the UGroup value is selected that all user groups that are members of the user group in the UGroup field are included in the selection.
almost 8 years ago in Spectrum LSF 3 Delivered

A bunch of jobs dispatched together

The background:For some EDA application, it needs to start up several jobs together. After the jobs are started, they will connect to a server to register. The server waits for the registration from the jobs within a specified time interval. After...
over 6 years ago in Spectrum LSF 4 Delivered

RTM External Mailer

We have non domain email addresses such [Deleted] gmail accounts that need to receive emails about idle jobs etc. LSF allows use to use an external mailer. We ended up setting "LSB_MAILTO=$MY_EMAIL" which the variable looks at /etc/profile, that e...
over 1 year ago in Spectrum LSF 1 Delivered