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Using Slurm

To use Slurm, first make sure you load the module:

module load slurm

You can view the Slurm job queue by entering the command


To submit a job you must have these script flags in your submission file. Notice the comments after the flags. These comments explain what each flag is for and it's purpose.


#SBATCH --partition=batch              #Partition to submit to
#SBATCH --time=00:00:30              #Time limit for this job
#SBATCH --nodes=1                    #Nodes to be used for this job during runtime
#SBATCH --ntasks-per-node=1          #Number of CPU's Per node
#SBATCH --mem=150                    #Total memory for this job
#SBATCH --job-name="Slurm Sample"    #Name of this job in work queue
#SBATCH --output=ssample.out          #Output file name
#SBATCH --output=ssample.err          #Error file name
#SBATCH –mail-user= #Email to send notifications to
#SBATCH --mail-type=ALL              #Email notification type (BEGIN, END, FAIL, ALL)

The flags listed below are subject to change to the needs of your job.
#SBATCH --time=00:00:30  The time format here is DD-H:M:S
#SBATCH –ntasks-per-node=1
#SBATCH --mem=150
#SBATCH --job-name="Slurm Sample"
#SBATCH –output=ssample.out
#SBATCH –output=ssample.err

To submit your job to the job queue


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Commands for Backing up Data

Unix based OS:

scp -r ^username^* ^desired location you wish to store on local machine^. See video above for more details.

Using PSCP:

pscp.exe -pw ^your password^ ^username^^^username^^/*  "C:\^desired location^"


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