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condor_continue(1) General Commands Manual condor_continue(1)


condor_continue continue - suspended jobs from the HTCondor queue


condor_continue [-help -version]

condor_continue[-debug] [-pool centralmanagerhostname[:portnumber]-name scheddname][-addr "<a.b.c.d:port>"] cluster cluster.process user -constraint expression-all


condor_continuecontinues one or more suspended jobs from the HTCondor job queue. If the -nameoption is specified, the named condor_scheddis targeted for processing. Otherwise, the local condor_scheddis targeted. The job(s) to be continued are identified by one of the job identifiers, as described below. For any given job, only the owner of the job or one of the queue super users (defined by the QUEUE_SUPER_USERS macro) can continue the job.


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-pool centralmanagerhostname[:portnumber]

Specify a pool by giving the central manager's host name and an optional port number

-name scheddname

Send the command to a machine identified by scheddname

-addr <a.b.c.d:port>

Send the command to a machine located at "<a.b.c.d:port>"


Causes debugging information to be sent to stderr , based on the value of the configuration variable TOOL_DEBUG .


Continue all jobs in the specified cluster


Continue the specific job in the cluster


Continue jobs belonging to specified user

-constraint expression

Continue all jobs which match the job ClassAd expression constraint


Continue all the jobs in the queue

Exit Status

condor_continuewill exit with a status value of 0 (zero) upon success, and it will exit with the value 1 (one) upon failure.


To continue all jobs except for a specific user:

% condor_continue -constraint 'Owner =!= "foo"'


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May 2018