qdel Manual Page
qdel - delete batch job
qdel [-W delay] job_identifier ...
The qdel command deletes jobs in the order in which their
job identifiers are presented to the command. A job is
deleted by sending a Delete Job batch request to the batch
server that owns the job. A job that has been deleted is no
longer subject to management by batch services.
A batch job may be deleted by its owner, the batch operator,
or the batch administrator.
A batch job being deleted by a server will be sent a SIGTERM
signal following by a SIGKILL signal. The time delay
between the two signals is an attribute of the execution
queue from which the job was run (settable by the
administrator). This delay may be overridden by the -W
See the PBS ERS section 18.104.22.168, "Delete Job Request", for
-W delay Specify the delay between the sending of the
SIGTERM and SIGKILL signals. The argument
delay specifies a unsigned integer number of
The qdel command accepts one or more job_identifier operands
of the form:
The qdel command will write a diagnostic messages to
standard error for each error occurrence.
Upon successful processing of all the operands presented to
the the qdel command, the exit status will be a value of
If the qdel command fails to process any operand, the
command exits with a value greater than zero.