[slurm-users] Is QOS always inherited explicitly?

Yair Yarom irush at cs.huji.ac.il
Wed Feb 7 01:49:56 MST 2018


>From my experience - yes, new associations will be associated with the
QOS of the account.

I believe it doesn't explicitly modifies all the associations, just
notifies you which associations will be affected. Looking at my database
suggests that indeed most associations don't have explicit QOS (but I'm
not very proficient with slurm's database, so I might be wrong).


On Tue, Feb 06 2018, "Loris Bennett" <loris.bennett at fu-berlin.de> wrote:

> Hi,
> [I didn't get an answer to this when I tacked it onto the end of another
> question (which I also didn't get an answer to :-/), so I'm starting a
> new thread.]
> The documentation for 'sacctmgr' says
>   Note: the QOS that can be used at a given account in the hierarchy are
>   inherited by the children of that account.
> However, if I do the following:
>   $ sacctmgr modify account name=root set qos+=medium,short
> the result is
>   Modified account associations...
>     C = soroban    A = root
>     C = soroban    A = anemometry         U = alice 
>     C = soroban    A = anemometry         U = bob 
>     C = soroban    A = barometry          U = carol   
>     C = soroban    A = barometry          U = dave    
>     C = soroban    A = calorimetry        U = ethel 
>     ...
> To me this looks as if the QOS are in fact being explicitly added to
> each association (rather than being just implicitly inherited).  In this
> case, will a new association added within this hierarchy automatically
> be associated with the QOS available to the other associations?
> Cheers,
> Loris

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