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To use Son of Grid Engine first source the environment file:

source $SOFT/grid

To open the GUI interface for submitting, monitoring and managing jobs run qmon:


To submit a job from the command line use qsub:

qsub [options] [command [command_args] | -- [command_args]]

To view the status of a job use the qstat command:


To view the status of the individual hosts in the grid run qhost:


To delete a job use the qdel command and specify a job ID:

qdel [job_id]

To view the usage of any of these commands run man followed by the command:

man [command]

For additional information on usage see the Son of Grid Engine site: