[slurm-users] How to get command from a finished job

Ole Holm Nielsen Ole.H.Nielsen at fysik.dtu.dk
Thu Apr 30 16:08:57 UTC 2020

On 30-04-2020 15:34, Bjørn-Helge Mevik wrote:
> Gestió Servidors <sysadmin.caos at uab.cat> writes:
>> For example, with "scontrol show jobid" I can know what command has
>> been submited, its workir, the stderr file and the stdout one. This
>> information, I think, cannot be obtained when the job is finished and
>> I run "sacct".
> The workdir is available with sacct, IIRC.  For other types of
> information, I believe you can add code to your job_submit.lua that stores
> it in the job's AdminComment field, which sacct can display.

Yes, the command to print only the workdir is:

sacct -j $jobid -nP -o WorkDir

I have added this to my "showjob" command:

The other fields Command, StdErr, StdIn, StdOut are apparently not in 
the Slurm database, see "man sacct".


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