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Checking the Status of a Job or Task

Updated: May 20, 2009

Applies To: Windows HPC Server 2008

After your job is submitted, you can view its status by using HPC Job Manager, the Command Prompt window, or HPC PowerShell.

Viewing a job or task in HPC Job Manager

To view the status of a job or task in HPC Job Manager
  1. In the Navigation pane, select one of the following sets of jobs:

    1. To display all of the jobs in the system that are not complete: Under All Jobs, click Active.

    2. To display all the jobs that you have submitted, click My Jobs.

  2. The list of jobs appears in the center pane. Click Data File Processing (the example job you created in the previous topic).

  3. The tasks in that job appear in the Detail Pane. Select the Expand parametric tasks check box. The 200 tasks in your parametric sweep are displayed as 200 separate commands.

  4. View task results:

    Double-click a task to view its details and results. For the job that you submitted earlier, an error message should be visible explaining that the command ProcessFile.exe was not recognized. (Alternatively, you can double-click a job to view the details and the results for the tasks).

Viewing a job or task from a Command Prompt window or Windows PowerShell

To view the status of a job or task from a Command Prompt window or HPC PowerShell, type the appropriate command from the following table.


Action Command Prompt Window HPC PowerShell

View a list of my active jobs

Job list


View a list of all jobs

Job list /all

Get-HpcJob –Owner * -State All

View a list of all jobs submitted in the last X days

Job list /submittime:<X>

Get-HpcJob –BeginSubmitDate <Date X Days Ago>

View the details of a job

Job view <JobID>

Get-HpcJob –Id <JobID>

View the list of tasks in a job

Job listtasks <JobID>

Get-HpcTask –JobId <JobID>

View the details of a task

Task view <JobID>.<TaskID>

Get-HpcTask –JobId <JobID> -TaskId <TaskID>

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