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Help needed: terminate job

Help needed: terminate job

Help needed: terminate job


How can I terminate my job that is run in parallel? My job could not be deleted through command and looks like I cannot do anything through task manager as well. When I check abaqus licensing, sometimes there are 30 licenses and sometimes 8 licenses in parallel, and the model is still running from many days. But I want to delete it and remove the licenses in parallel. I tried to solve it but I am new to abaqus and I am not being able to figure out the exact issue. Any help would be highly appreciated.


RE: Help needed: terminate job

If the Abaqus command is not terminating the job, then you can use the Task Manager to kill the process. I never had a case were this isn't working.

RE: Help needed: terminate job

Hi Mustaine3,

Thank you. Is standard.exe the file to be deleted to kill the job?

RE: Help needed: terminate job

Yes, this is the process that you can kill to stop the analysis. But as mentioned, the first try should be the Abaqus command, since this allows the solver to finish the current iteration and close all open files.

The command, that has to be executed in the work directory of the job would be:
abaqus job=jobname terminate

RE: Help needed: terminate job

Yes, I generally terminate my job through Abaqus command but this time I got this issue. Thank you for your help. Really appreciate it.

RE: Help needed: terminate job

If you are using Windows OS, “Process Explorer” is a good tool to manage the running processes, such as terminate an unwanted process.


RE: Help needed: terminate job

Thank you goeasyon.

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