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What does “CPU Minutes” mean exactly?

I'm actually trying to report cluster utilization in Slurm but i don't understand the metric CPU Minutes. [root@XXXX]# sreport cluster Utilization Start=2018-12-01 End=2018-12-31 ---------------------...
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Allow other users to cancel jobs

I have a test cluster with Slurm in which I would like that other users where able to cancel other users' jobs. By default, the users are able to cancel their own jobs. How can I define several ...
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slurmdbd fails to start (initial installation)

I tried to install slurmdbd for accounting on a Ubuntu 16.04 from the standard repositories (version: 15.08.7-1build1). Here are the commands: $ sudo apt-get install mysql-server $ sudo mysql > ...
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SLURM, SSH, adn NOHUP Behaviour

I am the administrator of a cluster running on CentOS and using SLURM to send jobs from a login node to compute nodes. Recently, a user complained about some unexpected behaviour with their jobs. If a ...
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Randomize Slurm Node Allocation

Has anyone had luck randomizing Slurm node allocations? We have a small cluster of 12 nodes that could be used by anywhere from 1-8 people at a time with jobs of various size/length. When testing our ...
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How do I prevent additional jobs from a given user from starting?

With the Slurm workload manager how can I prevent more jobs from user bob from starting? Existing jobs should continue to run. The user should be able to submit more jobs but they shouldn't be able to ...
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How to upgrade Slurm?

I've been asked to upgrade our Slurm Workload Manager installation. I have a slurm 2.3.4 on a Debian 7.0 wheezy cluster (1 master + 8 nodes). I've not installed it so I'm a bit confused about how to ...
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program on cluster exceeds RSS memory limit

I have been trying to run a python script on a computer cluster but keep running into a error saying that RSS memory limit exceeded. I am using this program to analyse a data set consisting of around ...
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Slurm not filtering sacct results by date

We're using Slurm as a resource manager on our Beowulf cluster, so I installed Slurm on my workstation to test out my scripts before I submit them to the cluster. When I try to list old jobs on my ...