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expansion of bhosts -o

Being able to see the currently available and reserved memory values for a host[group] requires a 'bhosts -l' report. It would be very nice to report something like: $ bhosts -o 'HOST_NAME mem mem_reserved' [host_name ... | host_group ... | comput...
about 2 months ago in Spectrum LSF / End User UI/Applicaton Center 0 Future consideration

Preemption support for MIG GPU jobs

We would like that preemption will be supported also for MIG jobs(A100 dgx mig devices). Currently the preemption is not working for this type of jobs. Example scenatiois: kill two or more jobs and reconfigure mig to have the new job run. We need ...
about 2 months ago in Spectrum LSF / Scheduling 1 Future consideration

Allow bjobs command to show the pre and post exec exitStatus/exitCode information

Right now, we require bhist to get any detail on pre/post exec error codes, it would be nice if we could get this from the job record via bjobs vs. bhist. bhist in very large environments is a non-starter for obtaining this status information.
2 months ago in Spectrum LSF / Administration 0 Future consideration

Allow Users to specify a ClearCase 'cleartool' command but require that it be white listed first

Allow the users to override the CLEARTOOL binary path, but only if it's included in a white list configuration file in the $LSF_ENVDIR location. I would suggest something like: cat lsf.daemons.wrap.conf /usr/altira/bin/cleartool /some/authorized/...
2 months ago in Spectrum LSF / Administration 0 Future consideration

Set more job variables in parent SBATCHD prior to forking the job SBATCHD/RES

I've been working with the Daemons Wrap source code trying to make the logging more presentable, and I've come accross a hurdle to effectively enhancing that integration. I need both the Job Start and Submit Times, and normally, I would just be ab...
2 months ago in Spectrum LSF / Administration 0 Future consideration

job select statement improvement

I have hosts with exclusive resources and some with a dynamic resource. A few hosts have two exclusive resources. The job submit: $ bsub -R 'select[ defined(res1) || (defined(res2) && dynamic_pool==loaner_host)]' I would expect this job to...
3 months ago in Spectrum LSF / Scheduling 2 Future consideration

Track a local directory duing job execution and report utilization details in job rusage

We would like to be able to, at submission time, specify a local directory that we would like to have LSF monitor the total size and files in and report in the Jobs RUSAGE periodically. This directory will be separate from the execCwd or the cwd. ...
3 months ago in Spectrum LSF / Administration 0 Future consideration

Add the following commands to the Query log, also add the total execution time to the query log output

Right now, many commands are logged to the query log, but a certain number of commands are not. Additionally, we would like to know the transaction time to process each command added to the log entry. The commands that are missing are: bswitch bk...
3 months ago in Spectrum LSF / Administration 1 Future consideration

Remove dependency on legacy library libnsl.so.1

Most recent Linux' OS' do not provide an easy way to create a dynamic support for libnsl.so.1 any longer and instead they link to libnsl.so.2* due to libnsl.so being symbolically linked to libnsl.so.2*. The library libnsl.so.2 de-contented several...
3 months ago in Spectrum LSF / Administration 0 Future consideration

Customize date output format for bjobs, bacct, bhist commands

Current output for date format is Apr 17 03:06:23. Customer prefers this date format: 2022 04/17/2022 03:06:23
4 months ago in Spectrum LSF / Scheduling 0 Future consideration