[slurm-users] Set priority without sudo and without a database ?

Magnus Jonsson magnus at hpc2n.umu.se
Mon Feb 12 07:29:54 MST 2018

On 2018-02-12 11:37, Fabien ELOY wrote:
> Hello,
> I am trying to set priority ... but it doesn't work !
> If I type sudo srun --priority=X, it's OK. But if I use my "standard" 
> user it's not OK (priority calculated by slurm).
> I do not have a database used with SLURM.
> Il my slurm.conf, "SlurmUser=slurm" and my server has 2 users in the 
> same group (slurm) : these users can run SLURM command ... but 
> impossible to set priority.
> Is there a solution to define a user as an admin SLURM ? Is it the 
> problem there ?

You can use the "nice" feature to give a range of priorities of you jobs 
without being "root".


Magnus Jonsson, Developer, HPC2N, UmeƄ Universitet

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