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Workspace Spectrum LSF
Created by Guest
Created on Oct 30, 2019

Add panel to modify Fairshare configuration in LSF Application Center (PAC)

Spectrum LSF Application Center provided the capability to graphically view the queue fairshare usage in a specific period of time. The users are working as groups and the fairshare policies are defined at beginning of each week by an agreement between groups team leaders. Today the policies has to be modified by the system administrator. To reduce the effort and turn around time, the customer would like to be able to provide the group leader the capability to modify the fairshare policy from PAC without the need of engage the LSF system administrator

  • Guest
    Oct 31, 2019

    LSF has the option to allow the Administrator to delegate the management and content of user groups to a group leader.

    This allow the group leader to control membership and the fairshare allocation within group. For example, you could give "CFDGroupLeader" control of the top level group, and each sub group could be managed by "CFDTeamLead1..N". The group leader can control allocation between teams, and the team leads can control allocation within their teams.

    See: https://www.ibm.com/support/knowledgecenter/en/SSWRJV_10.1.0/lsf_config_ref/lsb.users.5.html

    Membership and Shares can be dynamically modified using the "bconf" command to modify the shares within their group.

    If you wanted to expose this to the web, then you could use Application Center's restful api via the usercmd option (add it to the list in /opt/ibm/lsfsuite/ext/gui/conf/webservice.usercmd).

    You could then use the Application Center SDK to create a custom page that calls this.