Simple Job Submission


  1. Connect to Guillimin:
    ssh -l username
  2. In your home directory, create a "testDir" folder:
    mkdir testDir
    cd testDir
  3. Create a simple script file:
  4. Edit that script file with the editor of your choice (vi, nano, emacs, etc.). Simply put in there what you would interactively enter on the command line. Note: the "-A" option is to specify your account RAPid, which is your group allocation.
    #PBS -l nodes=1:ppn=1
    #PBS -l walltime=00:10:00
    #PBS -A xyz-123-aa
    #PBS -N JobTest
    module load gcc/4.9.1
    ### You can use the following syntax for your application
    #./your_app arg1 arg2 arg3 ... > output.txt
  5. Submit your job:
  6. Check your job:
    1. Immediate status:
      qstat -u $USER
    2. A few minutes later, your job gets queued:
      showq -i -u $USER
    3. When finally running:
      showq -r -u $USER
  7. Once the job is done:
    • The output file will be: ~/testDir/JobTest.o<jobID>
    • The error file will be: ~/testDir/JobTest.e<jobID>