SciNet Command Line Utilities

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Below is list of handy command-line utilities written by SciNet to help manage your data and compute.

Note that in the table, optional arguments are denoted with square brackets (i.e. '[]'), while mandatory arguments are denoted with angular brackets (i.e. '<>').


Command Arguments Description Cluster
quota Short overview of a user's storage usage. Niagara
diskUsage -h to see all command options Informs about the user and group file system usage. Niagara
topUserDirOver1000list Lists your directories that have over 1,000 files Niagara
topUserDirOver1GBlist Lists your directories that have over 1 GB of data Niagara

Jobs & Queues

Command Arguments Description Cluster
qsum most squeue arguments work Lists jobs running or in the queue, grouped by user. Niagara
llq1 Detailed information on jobs that are actively running. TCS
scinet gpc priority Compute usage in the last 14 days, and how this affects your priority in the queue. GPC
nodeperf [userName] Who is doing what on the current node? GPC
jobperf <jobId | jobName> Informs about the performance of all nodes of a given job. GPC
jobError <jobId | jobName> Displays realtime error output of a given job. GPC
jobOutput <jobId | jobName> Displays realtime standard output of a given job. GPC
jobcd <jobId | jobName> Allows users to quickly move into the working directory of a given job. GPC
jobscript <jobId | jobName> Displays the submission script used when submitting a given job. GPC
jobssh <jobId | jobName> Allows users to connect to the head-node of a given job. GPC
jobtop <jobId | jobName> Allows users to "top" on the head-node of a given job. GPC
jobdep <jobId> Displays dependencies of given job. GPC
jobtree [userName] Displays the jobs tree of dependencies for a given user. GPC
debugjob [nodes] Requests a time-limited interactive session of up to 8 dedicated nodes GPC


Template:Hl2 | Command Template:Hl2| Arguments Template:Hl2| Description Template:Hl2| Cluster
modulefind [searchWord] Finds modules containing searchWord and indicate their compatibility with already loaded modules. GPC
moduleadvice <modulename> Show the module commands required to load modulename, taking into account prerequisites and conflicts with already loaded modules. GPC
modulewrap <comma-separated-modules> <command> Load the modules in the comma-separated-modules list (no spaces!) only to run the given command. GPC

Related Topics

Checking the memory usage from jobs
GPC Quickstart
Monitoring Jobs
Tech Talk on Monitoring Jobs