[slurm-users] [External] Limit nodes of a partition without managing users

Prentice Bisbal pbisbal at pppl.gov
Mon Aug 17 18:13:12 UTC 2020

Yes, you can do this using Slurm's QOS facility to limit the number of 
nodes used simultaneously, for the high-priority partition you can use 
the GrpTRES setting to limit how many nodes or CPUs a QOS can use.


On 8/17/20 1:13 PM, Gerhard Strangar wrote:
> Hello,
> I'm wondering if it's possible to have slurm 19 run two partitions (low
> and high prio) that share all the nodes and limit the high prio
> partition in number of nodes used simultaneously without requiring to
> manage the users in the database.
> Any ideas?
> Regards,
> Gerhard

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