[slurm-users] How to create a partition where only one job can run concurrently?

Brian Andrus toomuchit at gmail.com
Sat Oct 19 04:56:38 UTC 2019

If you have accounting implemented, just set MaxJobs and it will do the 

MaxJobs= The total number of jobs able to run at any given time for the 
given association. If this limit is reached new jobs will be queued but 
only allowed to run after previous jobs complete from the association.

Brian Andrus

On 10/18/2019 1:03 PM, bbenedetto at goodyear.com wrote:
> Greetings!
> I am trying to set up a partition that will only allow one job at a time to
> run, regardless of who submits it.
> So multiple jobs from multiple users can be in the queue.  But I only want the
> partition to run one at a time.
> I also have the need to set up an additional partition with the same type of
> requirement, but with three concurrent jobs running instead of one.
> Is that possible with Slurm?
> Thanks!

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