[slurm-users] Timeout and Epilogue

Riebs, Andy andy.riebs at hpe.com
Mon Dec 9 18:10:04 UTC 2019

At the risk of stating the obvious… these seem like the sort of questions that could be answered with a 2 minute test. Better yet, not just answered, but with answers specific to your configuration ☺

From: slurm-users [mailto:slurm-users-bounces at lists.schedmd.com] On Behalf Of Alex Chekholko
Sent: Monday, December 9, 2019 12:53 PM
To: Slurm User Community List <slurm-users at lists.schedmd.com>
Subject: Re: [slurm-users] Timeout and Epilogue


I had asked a similar question recently (maybe a year ago) and also got crickets.  I think in our case we were not able to ensure that the epilog always ran for different types of job failures, so we just had the users add some more cleanup code to the end of their jobs _and_ also run separate cleanup jobs.


On Wed, Dec 4, 2019 at 7:29 PM Brian Andrus <toomuchit at gmail.com<mailto:toomuchit at gmail.com>> wrote:
Quick question:

Is the epilogue script run if a job exceeds its time limits and is being

What about just cancelled?

I need to be able to clean up some job-specific files regardless of how
the job ends and I'm not sure epilogue is sufficient.

Brian Andrus

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