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Spectrum LSF

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LSF SE needs a way to set waiting time before forwarding jobs to remote cluster in Multi-Cluster environment

LSF AE + XL mode provides MAX_RSCHED_TIME=penditng_time_to_be_recalled wait_time_to_reschedule, but LSF SE supports only pending_time_to_be_recalled. As LSF SE has no control for the wait_time_to_reschedule, job could be unnecessarily pended for a...
over 4 years ago in Spectrum LSF 1 Delivered

Allow LSF to accept a comment and log hostname for bstop, bresume, and bkill

"Recently, LSF was enhanced to allow a user to kill a job and leave a comment. However, it is not possible to suspend or resume a job with a comment, or even signal a job with a comment and then see those comments when running bhist and bjobs. Add...
about 3 years ago in Spectrum LSF 1 Delivered

Sensitive Cookie in HTTPS Session Without 'Secure' Attribute

RTM Console has been identified with the issue of "Sensitive Cookie in HTTPS Session Without 'Secure' Attribute".It was identified for RTM version 10.2. Please refer the IBM case TS002914395 for complete details on this.
about 3 years ago in Spectrum LSF 0 Delivered

PAC API should retry to query LSF when job details are temporarily unavailable

After the job was submitted in PAC, PAC API would query LSF to verify the job status. In some cases, when LSF was very busy, LSF would not be able to return the job status. So PAC deleted the job directory and returned error "Job job_id is submitt...
about 3 years ago in Spectrum LSF 0 Delivered

Enable automatic killing of PSUSP jobs after configurable time period

Allow queue level automatic termination of jobs in PSUSP status after a configurable amount of time.
over 4 years ago in Spectrum LSF 1 Delivered

Performance is slow in submission host when use data manager to handle requested files

bsub delay on the submission host
over 4 years ago in Spectrum LSF 6 Delivered

Filter completed/exited jobs with unusual high resource usage

Many times we would find jobs with unusual resource usage, like very high swap usage or mem usage or too big cpu seconds and it gets captured in lsf.acct or lsf.event files.There is no utility available to filter out such exception jobs other than...
about 3 years ago in Spectrum LSF 1 Delivered

LSF enforced limits

LSF currently inherits the environment (limits) from the system when the LSF Daemons are started, and doesn't compensate based on whether the LSF daemons are started by process 1 (init) or by root. If LSF is configured to startup as part of the sy...
almost 8 years ago in Spectrum LSF 3 Delivered

A forwarded job can not submit jobs to submission cluster.

When a job is forwarded to a remote cluster and running on a server host, it wants to submit some jobs to the submission cluster by sourcing the submission cluster's LSF environment. However, the job will be submitted to the execution cluster, ins...
over 6 years ago in Spectrum LSF 2 Delivered

if there is not job tmp directory, RES will re-create it

To have better control over RES created files like .1513002449.181663317.acct , which are responsible for proper accounting of HPC jobs. Currently these intermediate files are created under directories defined through LSB_JOB_TMPDIR or LSF_TMP_DIR...
almost 5 years ago in Spectrum LSF 0 Delivered