Checking the Status of a PBS Job

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Last Updated: May 23, 2017

Checking Job Status

After submission you can check the status of your job in the queue using the qstat command. Issuing this command alone will return the status of every job currently managed by the scheduler. As a result we reccomend narrowing the reults by user name or job number:

qstat <your_job_number>


qstat -u <your_user_name>

Or, for a full list of options available to the qsub command issue:

man qstat

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