Yes, you can run slurm on a single node. There is no need for for a different
head and compute node(s).

You will need to set Shared=Yes if you want multiple people to be able to run on
the machine simultaneously. 

The slurm.conf will have a single node defined in it.

Best

Sean

On Thu, Aug 10, 2017 at 05:39:29AM -0600, Carlos Lijeron wrote:

> Hi Everyone,
> 
> In order to use resources more efficiently on a server that has 64 CPU Cores 
> and 1 TB of RAM, is it possible to use SLURM on a stand alone server, or do 
> you always need a head node and compute nodes to setup the clients?   Please 
> advise.
> 
> Thank you.
> 
> 
> Carlos.
> 
> 

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