qmove Manual Page
qmove - move a batch job
qmove destination job_identifier ...
To move a job is to remove the job from the queue in which
it resides and instantiate the job in another queue. The
qmove command issues a Move Job batch request to the batch
server that currently owns each job specified by
A job in the running state cannot be moved by the user.
The first operand is the new destinationfor
See the PBS ERS section , "Destination Identifiers".
If the destination operand describes only a queue, then
qmove will move jobs into the queue of the specified name at
the job's current server.
If the destination operand describes only a batch server,
then qmove will move jobs into the default queue at that
If the destination operand describes both a queue and a
batch server, then qmove will move the jobs into the
specified queue at the specified server.
All following operands are job_identifiers which specify the
jobs to be moved to the new destination. The qmove command
accepts one or more job_identifier operands of the form:
The qmove command will write a diagnostic messages to
standard error for each error occurrence.
Upon successful processing of all the operands presented to
the the qmove command, the exit status will be a value of
If the qmove command fails to process any operand, the
command exits with a value greater than zero.