How do I monitor with qstat?

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The qstat command provides the status of all jobs and queues in the cluster. The most useful options are:

  • qstat: Displays list of all jobs of the current user with no queue status information.

  • qstat -u hpc1***: Displays list of all jobs belonging to user hpc1***

  • qstat -u '*': Displays list of all jobs belonging to all users.

  • qstat -f: gives full information about jobs and queues.

  • qstat -j [job_id]: Gives the reason why the pending job (if any) is not being scheduled.

You can refer to the man pages for a complete description of all the options of the qstat command.