[slurm-users] Questions about adding new nodes to Slurm

Max Voit max.voit_mlsl at with-eyes.net
Tue Apr 27 19:51:18 UTC 2021

On Tue, 27 Apr 2021 11:35:18 -0700
David Henkemeyer <david.henkemeyer at gmail.com> wrote:

> - Can I create a symlink that points <sysconfdir>/slurm.conf to a
> slurm.conf file on an NFS mount point, which is mounted on all the
> nodes? This way, I would only need to update a single file, then
> restart Slurm across the entire cluster.

You can also run slurm in "configless-mode", limiting the number of
hosts that need have the slurm.conf file to the ones running slurmctld:

On the other hand, operating a cluster a configuration management
system might come in handy anyways.


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