[slurm-users] Checking RawUsage against GrpTRESMins

Bjørn-Helge Mevik b.h.mevik at usit.uio.no
Wed May 29 08:37:50 UTC 2019

Paddy Doyle <paddy at tchpc.tcd.ie> writes:

> Hi Jacob,
> On Tue, May 28, 2019 at 11:38:23AM -0400, Jacob Chappell wrote:
>> Hello all,
>> Is it possible in Slurm to check RawUsage against GrpTRESMins and prevent a
>> job from being submitted if the RawUsage exceeds the GrpTRESMins? My center
>> needs this feature for detailed accounting constraints. The RawUsage is
>> important to us because we weight certain resource types and want to bill
>> people appropriately (e.g., if you use 12 GB of RAM and 1 CPU you should be
>> billed for 2 CPUs).
> That sounds like you want 'AccountingStorageEnforce=safe'; see:

That will not prevent the job from being submitted, only from being

I think the Lua job submit plugin is a good place to check things like
this, because it can prevent jobs from being submitted.

Bjørn-Helge Mevik, dr. scient,
Department for Research Computing, University of Oslo
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