[slurm-users] sacctmgr - bug listing accounts?

Ole Holm Nielsen Ole.H.Nielsen at fysik.dtu.dk
Mon Apr 30 02:22:23 MDT 2018

Hi Loris,

On 04/30/2018 10:12 AM, Loris Bennett wrote:
> Thanks, I should have spotted that, although I don't understand the
> difference between 'parent' and 'organisation' and in fact asked this
> question:
>   https://groups.google.com/forum/#!topic/slurm-users/f1vftgIRcVk
> on the subject recently.
> The dump indicates to me that a hierarchy is being set up via the
> 'parent' attribute.  The output of 'sacctmgr' and what you point out
> suggest that there is a separate hierarchy defined by 'organisation'.
> In any case, I can't work out the the correct syntax to set the
> organisation.  The following doesn't produce an error but doesn't have
> any effect:
>    $ sacctmgr modify account where name=geochemie set organization=geowiss
>    Nothing modified
> and I still get:
> $ sacctmgr list acc org=geowiss
>       Account                Descr                  Org
>    ---------- -------------------- --------------------
>    geographie           geographie              geowiss
>      geologie             geologie              geowiss
>     geophysik            geophysik              geowiss
>    meteorolo+         meteorologie              geowiss
> How do I set the organisation of an account?  And why is it necessary if
> 'parent' is set?

I also struggled with these terms a while back, and my notes on setting 
up accounts are in the Wiki page 

The "parent" concept can be quite useful, depending on your needs. I 
hope this helps a bit.


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