[slurm-users] External provisioning for accounts and other things (?)

Peter Kjellström cap at nsc.liu.se
Wed Sep 19 02:49:27 MDT 2018

On Tue, 18 Sep 2018 15:00:58 -0400
David Rhey <drhey at umich.edu> wrote:

> Hello, All,
> First time caller, long-time listener. Does anyone use any sort of
> external tool (e.g. a form submission) that generates accounts for
> their Slurm environment (notably for new accounts/allocations)? An
> example of this would be: a group or user needs us to provision
> resources for them to run on and so they submit a form to us with
> information on their needs and we provision for them.

We have a web/db system that holds all our
user/project/allocations/etc. information.

Slurm updating is done by a script on the computing resource that
queries the above mentioned system and then uses sacctmgr.

/Peter K

> If anyone is using external utilities, are they manually putting that
> in or are they leveraging Slurm APIs to do this? It's a long shot,
> but if anyone is doing this with ServiceNow, I'd be extra interested
> in how you achieved that.
> Thanks!

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