dmtcp_command man page

dmtcp_command -- send a command to the dmtcp_coordinator remotely.


dmtcp_commmand [Options] command [command...]


dmtcp_command is a tool to send user commands to the dmtcp_coordinator remotely.


-h, --coord-host hostname (environment variable DMTCP_COORD_HOST)
Hostname where dmtcp_coordinator is run (default: localhost)
-p, --port port (environment variable DMTCP_PORT)
Port where dmtcp_coordinator is run (default: 7779)
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Print this message and exit.
Print version information and exit.

Commands for Coordinator

-s --status
Print status message
-c, --checkpoint
Checkpoint all nodes
-bc, --bcheckpoint
Checkpoint all nodes, blocking until done
-i, --interval <val>
Update ckpt interval to <val> seconds (0=never)
-k, --kill
Kill all nodes
-q, --quit
Kill all nodes and quit

Reporting Bugs

Report bugs to:
DMTCP home page: <>

See Also

dmtcp(1), dmtcp_coordinator(1), dmtcp_launch(1), dmtcp_restart(1), dmtcp_command(1)


See /usr/share/doc/dmtcp-2.4.0-rc4/AUTHORS.


DMTCP version 2.4.0-rc4 of March 2014.

Referenced By

dmtcp_coordinator(1), dmtcp_launch(1), dmtcp_restart(1).

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