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

Ole Holm Nielsen Ole.H.Nielsen at fysik.dtu.dk
Wed Apr 28 07:37:53 UTC 2021

On 4/28/21 2:48 AM, Sid Young wrote:
> I use SaltStack to push out the slurm.conf file to all nodes and do a 
> "scontrol reconfigure" of the slurmd, this makes management much easier 
> across the cluster. You can also do service restarts from one point etc. 
> Avoid NFS mounts for the config, if the mount locks up your screwed.

Pushing the slurm.conf (and other config files) to all cluster nodes may 
be done in several other ways:

1. Configless Slurm is ideal and simple to use, see

2. You can push the /etc/slurm directory with ClusterShell (clush --copy), see


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