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Quest Full Access Job Commands

This page provides information on job commands for users with full access to the University's high performance computing cluster, Quest. Topics include:

Display Account Resources

Display the number of resources currently owned by the account:

showres –n –g  | grep bxxxx

qnode0489            User        b1001.16762        N/A    1   -00:13:49    INFINITE  Fri Jun 17 11:09:49

qnode0446            User        b1001.16762        N/A    1   -00:13:49    INFINITE  Fri Jun 17 11:09:49

qnode0417            User        b1001.16762        N/A    1   -00:13:49    INFINITE  Fri Jun 17 11:09:49

qnode0402            User        b1001.16762        N/A    1   -00:13:49    INFINITE  Fri Jun 17 11:09:49

qnode0393            User        b1001.16762        N/A    1   -00:13:49    INFINITE  Fri Jun 17 11:09:49

qnode0361            User        b1001.16762        N/A    1   -00:13:49    INFINITE  Fri Jun 17 11:09:49

qnode0339            User        b1001.16762        N/A    1   -00:13:49    INFINITE  Fri Jun 17 11:09:49

qnode0307            User        b1001.16762        N/A    1   -00:13:49    INFINITE  Fri Jun 17 11:09:49

qnode0221            User        b1001.16762        N/A    1   -00:13:49    INFINITE  Fri Jun 17 11:09:49

qnode0211            User        b1001.16762        N/A    1   -00:13:49    INFINITE  Fri Jun 17 11:09:49

qnode0137            User        b1001.16762        N/A    1   -00:13:49    INFINITE  Fri Jun 17 11:09:49

Display State 

Display the state (down/busy/offline) of every node belonging to a Full Access account:

for i in `showres -n -g | grep b1001 | sort -n | awk '{print $1}'`; do pbsnodes $i; done

qnode0009

     state = free

     np = 8

     properties = switch02d8,rack2,nehelem,disk,disk

     ntype = cluster

     jobs = 0/957239.qsched01, 1/957239.qsched01

     status = rectime=1308328308,varattr=blcr=1,jobs=957239.qsched01,state=free,netload=1133038925367,gres=,
loadave=2.01,ncpus=8,physmem=49433704kb,availmem=48595728kb,totmem=49433704kb,idletime=5619125,nusers=1,nsessions=1,sessions=13103,
uname=Linux qnode0009 2.6.18-128.el5-perfctr #1 SMP Wed Jun 23 11:22:11 CDT 2010 x86_64,opsys=linux

     gpus = 0

Display Queue 

Display the queue for only the specific Full Access account:

showq –w acct=bxxxx

active jobs------------------------

JOBID              USERNAME      STATE PROCS   REMAINING            STARTTIME

964337               ywa974    Running    12    23:28:15  Thu Jun 16 11:03:57

959082               hah247    Running    24  2:23:28:21  Mon Jun 13 14:04:03

961894               aii982    Running    16  3:02:35:35  Wed Jun 15 14:11:17

3 active jobs           52 of 6872 processors in use by local jobs (0.76%)

                        653 of 732 nodes active      (89.21%)

eligible jobs----------------------

JOBID              USERNAME      STATE PROCS     WCLIMIT            QUEUETIME

0 eligible jobs   

blocked jobs-----------------------

JOBID              USERNAME      STATE PROCS     WCLIMIT            QUEUETIME

Moab.350980          hah247  BatchHold    24  6:21:00:00  Mon May  9 16:02:09

1 blocked job    

Total jobs:  4

Display Members 

Display all current members of the account:

module load utilities

grouplist b1001

Last Updated: 26 July 2017

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