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cluscfg setenvs

Updated: January 13, 2014

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

Sets the values of one or more specified cluster-wide environment variables.

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

cluscfg setenvs <name1>=<value1>[<name2>=<value2>...] 
cluscfg setenvs {/? | /help}


Parameter Description


Specifies a list of one or more environment variables and the values to which you want to set those environment variables. Specify each pair of an environment variable name and value in a format of <name>=<value>. To specify multiple environment variables and values, use a space between each pair.

To specify a value that contains spaces, enclose the value in double quotation marks (" ").

To unset an environment variable, do not specify a value. For example, "<variable_to_unset_name>=".


Specifies the host name or IP address of the head node for the cluster for which you want to set the cluster-wide environment variables. 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.


Displays Help at the command prompt.


Displays Help at the command prompt.

  • For information about the cluster-wide environment variables that are present by default, see the Help for the cluscfg listenvs command.

  • To create your own cluster-wide environment variable, use the cluscfg setenvs command to set a value for it.

  • You must be a cluster administrator to run this command successfully.

To set the environment variable named MyVariable equal to 1, use the following command:

cluscfg setenvs MyVariable=1

To set the environment variable named Variable1 equal to 150, unset the environment variable named Variable2, and set the environment variable named Variable3 to C:\MyFolder, use the following command:

cluscfg setenvs Variable1=150 Variable2= Variable3=C:\MyFolder

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