[slurm-users] Temporary Stop User Submission

Christopher Samuel chris at csamuel.org
Fri May 26 19:37:41 UTC 2023

On 5/25/23 4:16 pm, Markuske, William wrote:

> I have a badly behaving user that I need to speak with and want to 
> temporarily disable their ability to submit jobs. I know I can change 
> their account settings to stop them. Is there another way to set a block 
> on a specific username that I can lift later without removing the 
> user/account associations?

There are many ways to do this, our way is we set their QOS's to one 
called "batchdisable" and that QOS has "MaxJobsPerUser=0" set on it.

One of the benefits of that is it's easy to see everyone who's been 
blocked from submitting jobs.

All the best,
Chris Samuel  :  http://www.csamuel.org/  :  Berkeley, CA, USA

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