qsched(1) show scheduling information on resource reservation

Other Alias



qsched [-u user|--user=user] [-a|--all] [-j jid_list|--jid=jid_list] [-f|--full] [-s j|--sort=j] [-q|--queues] [-d|--debug] [-h|--help]
process-scheduler-log [-v]


qsched reports resources being reserved for jobs on the basis of the schedule file, which is processed by process-scheduler-log, which runs continuously. Generating schedule requires setting MONITOR=1 in the params parameter of the scheduler (see

process-scheduler-log should simply be started in the background as it does not currently daemonize itself. Alternatively, it could be run under or adapted to run as a global load sensor (see It needs SGE_ROOT and SGE_CELL set in the environment when it starts.

qsched and process-scheduler-log both potentially need editing to configure for the local installation, particularly the definition of $trim_string in qsched.


-a --all
View jobs belonging to all users (synonym for -u user) View jobs belonging to user.
-d --debug
Print debugging information.
-f --full
Print all available data for each job.
-h --help
Print help information.
-j jid_list | --jid=jid_list
jid_list is a comma-separated list of job ids to view.
-q | --queues
Sort output by queue.
-s j | --sort=j
Sort output by job id.
-u user | --user=user
View jobs belonging to user.
Print information on standard output. -u *).

The default is to sort by start time.


Contains the process id of process-scheduler-log.
Consulted to check that the qmaster is active.
Normal schedule monitoring file.
Contents of last complete scheduling interval seen in schedule file.


Mark Dixon <[email protected]>
Man page by Dave Love <[email protected]>