Modify a Job

Updated: January 13, 2009

Applies To: Windows HPC Server 2008

In HPC Cluster Manager, you can modify the properties of jobs in the job queue. To modify a job or a task, you must have administrative rights or be the submitting user.

Guidelines for modifying jobs and tasks:

  • For jobs in the Queued state, all properties can be changed.

  • For jobs in the Running state, only the following properties can be changed:

    • Run time (dd:hh:mm)

    • Run until canceled

    • Project name

  • Jobs in the Canceled and Failed states can be modified, and then requeued.

  • You cannot modify a Finished job. To run a job again, either as-is, or with changes, see Copy a Job or Task.

  • Tasks can be added to active jobs (in the Configuring, Queued, or Running state).

For information about using HPC Cluster Manager, see Overview of HPC Cluster Manager.

To modify a job
  1. In Job Management, in the Navigation Pane, click All Jobs.

  2. In the job list, right-click a job, then click Modify Job.

  3. Change the property values as appropriate.

  4. Click Modify to apply the changes. If necessary, requeue the job.

Additional considerations

  • To open HPC Cluster Manager, click Start, point to All Programs, click Microsoft HPC Pack, and then click HPC Cluster Manager. If the User Account Control dialog box appears, confirm that the action it displays is what you want, and then click Continue.

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