[slurm-users] Frontend node mode issues identified in v22.05.2

Ole Holm Nielsen Ole.H.Nielsen at fysik.dtu.dk
Mon Jul 11 11:06:45 UTC 2022

On 7/11/22 12:54, Jordi Blasco wrote:
> I use the front-end node mode 
> <https://slurm.schedmd.com/faq.html#multi_slurmd> to emulate a real 
> cluster in order to validate the Slurm configuration in a Docker container 
> and develop custom plugins. With versions 21.08.8-2 and 22.05.2, slurmd is 
> complaining about not being able to find the frontend node.
> slurmd -D -vvv
> ...
> slurmd: error: _find_node_record: lookup failure for node "slurm-simulator"
> slurmd: error: _find_node_record: lookup failure for node 
> "slurm-simulator", alias "slurm-simulator"
> slurmd: error: slurmd initialization failed

This could be a DNS lookup issue.  Can you ping the node named 


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