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A job on the Pawsey supercomputers fails immediately after its start it starts with the message “srun: error: Unable to create job step: More processors requested than permitted”

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This indicates a mismatch between the resources specified to srun and those specified to SLURMsbatch/salloc, e.g. the number of tasks executed to execute on does not match the number of cores allocated. Make sure in your job script the resources match both in the SLURM sbatch/srun directives and in the flags to the srun command, e.g. if you need 24 cores:

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