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node pause

Updated: January 13, 2014

Applies To: Microsoft HPC Pack 2008, Microsoft HPC Pack 2012, Microsoft HPC Pack 2012 R2, Windows HPC Server 2008

Takes the specified node or all nodes offline.

This subcommand is deprecated as of HPC Pack 2008 R2 and is removed for HPC Pack 2012. Use node offline instead.

For examples of how to use this command, see Examples.

node pause [/scheduler:<name>] {<node_name> | /all}
node pause {/? | /help}


Parameter Description


Specifies the host name or IP address of the head node for the cluster that contains the node. The value must be a valid computer name or IP address. If you do not specify the /scheduler parameter, this command uses the scheduler on the head node that the CCP_SCHEDULER environment variable specifies.


Specifies the name of the node that you want to take offline.


Takes all nodes offline.


Displays Help at the command prompt.


Displays Help at the command prompt.

To take the node named computenode46 offline, use the following command:

node pause computenode46

To take all of the nodes in the HPC cluster offline, use the following command:

node pause /all

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