Filter and Sort the Job List

Updated: January 13, 2009

Applies To: Windows HPC Server 2008

In HPC Cluster Manager, you can monitor the jobs submitted to the cluster. In the job list, each row represents a job, and the columns display job properties, job state, and metric values. You can filter and sort the job list.

You can use the Navigation Pane to filter the job list by job state or by the job template that was used to submit the job. You can also use the filter fields in the views pane to filter jobs by Job name, Owner, Submit time, or Project name.

You can click the column headers to sort the list by specific properties. Customize the job list view by choosing which columns to display. For example, you can add the Queued Tasks, Running Tasks, and Finished Tasks columns to display a count of tasks in those states. In the toolbar, click View, then click Column Chooser.

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

Filtering and sorting the job list

To demonstrate how to filter and sort the jobs list, the following procedure shows how to view failed jobs that were submitted today and then sort the results by allocated node.

To view failed jobs that were submitted today and sort the results by allocated node
  1. In Job Management, in the Navigation Pane, under All Jobs, click Failed.

  2. In the views pane, in the Submit time drop-down list, click Today, then click the filter button.

  3. Right-click any column header, then click Column Chooser.

  4. In the Column Chooser dialog box, in Available columns, click Allocated Nodes, then click Add.

  5. In Displayed columns, click Allocated Nodes, then click Move Up until Allocated Nodes is near the top of the list.

  6. Click OK to close the dialog box.

  7. In the views pane, click the Allocated Nodes column header to sort the job list.

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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