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       arckill - ARC Kill


       The arckill command is used to kill running jobs.


       arckill [options] [job ...]


       -a, --all
              all jobs

       -j, --joblist=filename
              the file storing information about active jobs (default ~/.arc/jobs.xml)

       -i, --jobids-from-file=filename
              a file containing a list of jobIDs

       -c, --cluster=name
              select  one  or  more  computing  elements: name can be an alias for a single CE, a
              group of CEs or a URL

       -r, --rejectmanagement=URL
              skip jobs which are on a computing element with a given URL

       -s, --status=statusstr
              only select jobs whose status is statusstr

       -k, --keep
              keep files on the remote cluster (do not clean)

       -P, --listplugins
              list the available plugins

       -t, --timeout=seconds
              timeout in seconds (default 20)

       -z, --conffile=filename
              configuration file (default ~/.arc/client.conf)

       -d, --debug=debuglevel

       -v, --version
              print version information

       -?, --help
              print help


       job ...
              list of jobids and/or jobnames


       The arckill command kills a running job on  an  ARC  enabled  resource.  The  job  can  be
       referred  to  either  by the jobid that was returned by arcsub(1) at submission time or by
       its jobname if the job description that was submitted contained a jobname attribute.

       More than one jobid and/or jobname can be given. If several jobs were submitted  with  the
       same  jobname  all those jobs are killed. If the --joblist option is used the list of jobs
       is read from a file with the specified filename. By specifying the --all option, all  jobs
       can be killed.

       The  --cluster  option  can  be  used  to  select or reject jobs at specific clusters. See
       arcsub(1) for a discussion of the format of arguments to this option. The --status  option
       can  be  used  to  select  jobs in a specific state. These options can be repeated several
       times. See arstat(1) for possible state values.

       If the job was successfully killed the attepmt to remove the job from the  remote  cluster
       will be made unless the --keep option was specified. Depending on functionality of service
       job killing procedure may take time and it may be impossible to clean job immediately.  In
       that case arckill will report number of cleaned jobs smaller than processed ones. Cleaning
       of leftover jobs may be performed by running arcclean later.


              Some options can be given default values by  specifying  them  in  the  ARC  client
              configuration  file.  By using the --conffile option a different configuration file
              can be used than the default.

              This a local list of the user's active jobs. When a job is  successfully  submitted
              it  is  added  to  this  list  and when it is removed from the remote cluster it is
              removed from this list. This list is used as the list of all active jobs  when  the
              user  specifies  the  --all  option  to  the  various  NorduGrid ARC user interface
              commands. By using the --joblist option a different  file  can  be  used  than  the


              The location of the user's Grid proxy file. Shouldn't be set unless the proxy is in
              a non-standard location.

              The location where ARC is installed can be  specified  by  this  variable.  If  not
              specified  the  install  location  will  be determined from the path to the command
              being executed, and if this fails a WARNING will  be  given  stating  the  location
              which will be used.

              The  location  of ARC plugins can be specified by this variable. Multiple locations
              can be specified by separating them by : (; in Windows). The  default  location  is
              $ARC_LOCATION/lib/arc (\ in Windows).


       APACHE LICENSE Version 2.0


       ARC  software  is  developed  by  the  NorduGrid Collaboration (,
       please consult the AUTHORS file distributed with  ARC.  Please  report  bugs  and  feature
       requests to


       arccat(1),   arcclean(1),   arccp(1),   arcget(1),   arcinfo(1),   arcls(1),  arcmkdir(1),
       arcproxy(1), arcrenew(1),  arcresub(1),  arcresume(1),  arcrm(1),  arcstat(1),  arcsub(1),
       arcsync(1), arctest(1)