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condor_ qedit

modify job attributes

Synopsis

condor_ qedit [-n schedd-name] [-pool pool-name] {cluster | cluster.proc | owner | -constraint constraint} attribute-name attribute-value ...

Description

condor_ qedit modifies job attributes in the Condor job queue. The jobs are specified either by cluster number, cluster.proc job ID, owner, or by a ClassAd constraint expression. The attribute-value may be any ClassAd expression (integer, floating point number, string, expression).

Options

-n schedd-name
Modify job attributes in the queue of the specified schedd
-pool pool-name
Modify job attributes in the queue of the schedd specified in the specified pool

Examples

% condor_qedit -name north.cs.wisc.edu -pool condor.cs.wisc.edu 249.0 answer 42
Set attribute "answer".
% condor_qedit -name perdita 1849.0 In '"myinput"'
Set attribute "In".
% condor_qedit jbasney NiceUser TRUE
Set attribute "NiceUser".
% condor_qedit -constraint 'JobUniverse == 1' Requirements '(Arch == "INTEL") && (OpSys == "SOLARIS26") && (Disk >= ExecutableSize) && (VirtualMemory >= ImageSize)'
Set attribute "Requirements".

General Remarks

You can view the list of attributes with their current values for a job with condor_ q -long.

Strings must be specified with quotes (for example, '"String"').

If a job is currently running, modified attributes for that job will not take effect until the job restarts. For example, attempting to modify PeriodicRemove to affect when a running job will be removed from the queue will not affect the job, unless the job happens to be evicted from a machine and returns to the queue to be run again later. This is also true for other expressions, such as PeriodicHold, PeriodicRelease, and so forth.

condor_ qedit will not allow modification of the following attributes to ensure security and correctness: Owner, ClusterId, ProcId, MyType, TargetType, and JobStatus.

Please use condor_ hold to place a job in the hold state, and use condor_ release to release a held job, instead of attempting to modify JobStatus directly.

Exit Status

condor_ qedit will exit with a status value of 0 (zero) upon success, and it will exit with the value 1 (one) upon failure.

Author

Condor Team, University of Wisconsin-Madison

Copyright

Copyright © 1990-2007 Condor Team, Computer Sciences Department, University of Wisconsin-Madison, Madison, WI. All Rights Reserved. No use of the Condor Software Program is authorized without the express consent of the Condor Team. For more information contact: Condor Team, Attention: Professor Miron Livny, 7367 Computer Sciences, 1210 W. Dayton St., Madison, WI 53706-1685, (608) 262-0856 or miron@cs.wisc.edu.

U.S. Government Rights Restrictions: Use, duplication, or disclosure by the U.S. Government is subject to restrictions as set forth in subparagraph (c)(1)(ii) of The Rights in Technical Data and Computer Software clause at DFARS 252.227-7013 or subparagraphs (c)(1) and (2) of Commercial Computer Software-Restricted Rights at 48 CFR 52.227-19, as applicable, Condor Team, Attention: Professor Miron Livny, 7367 Computer Sciences, 1210 W. Dayton St., Madison, WI 53706-1685, (608) 262-0856 or miron@cs.wisc.edu.

See the Condor Version 6.8.7 Manual for additional notices.


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