On 10/18/2016 10:07 AM, cfernanrodri . wrote:
> I am managing a small machine but I am not sysadmin or so.
> For the moment Slrum is working fine but jobs are runing in a FIFO
> scheduling, I would like to implement priorities per user, without a DB.
> Is possible to do it with txt accounting? if not, can I set at least
> fair-sharing with *only* txt accounting?
> What do I have to add to my slurm.conf? There is not much documentation
> on the network
> Thanks for your help

See http://slurm.schedmd.com/priority_multifactor.html#fairshare

 > Note: Computing the fair-share factor requires the installation and
 > operation of the Slurm Accounting Database to provide the assigned
 > shares and the consumed, computing resources described below.

You can use multifactor without the DB, but the fair-share factor 
requires it.

Nathan Smith
Research Systems Engineer
Advanced Computing Center
Oregon Health & Science University

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