sge_qstat - Grid Engine default qstat file format
defines the command line switches that will be used by qstat by
default. If available, the default sge_qstat file is read and processed by
There is a cluster global and a user private sge_qstat file. The user private
file has the highest precedence and is followed by the cluster global
sge_qstat file. Command line switches used with override all switches
contained in the user private or cluster global sge_qstat file.
The format of the default files is:
- The default sge_qstat file may contain an arbitrary number
of lines. Blank lines and lines with a '#' sign in the first column are
skipped. Each line not to be skipped may contain any option. More than one
option per line is allowed.
The following is a simple example of a default sge_qstat file:
# Just show me my own running and suspended jobs
-s rs -u $user
Having defined a default sge_qstat file like this and using qstat as follows:
has the same effect as if qstat was executed with:
qstat -s rs -u <current_user>
(Note that -u $user is now the default behaviour.)
<sge_root>/<cell>/common/sge_qstat global defaults file
$HOME/.sge_qstat user private defaults file
See for a full statement of rights and permissions.