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Status Future consideration
Workspace Spectrum LSF
Components Administration
Created by Guest
Created on Jan 31, 2024

Support Rate Limiting in the LSF Proxy

We have a case where users, if left to their own accords will not eclipse the current supported connections, but in the end will diminish the batch performance if left on their own.  So, provide a feature where I can have a configuration file that limits the per/minute transaction rate for various commands an potentially command options.

In our case, we had a user execute hundreds of thousands of "bkill -r" per day, and as a result, MBD was too busy having to queue up and calculate what needed to be done to focus on primary activities such as receiving done events, dispatching, etc.  So, the overall cluster utilization stalled a bit and it often times took up to hundreds of seconds for LSF to receive and process the job done events.

So, have a file where you can limit commands

bkill             (-r)                      all         5
bkill             (-b, -r)               someone 20

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    Bill McMillan
    Apr 2, 2024

    This is something that we may consider in a future release.