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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-2.6.0/AUTHORS.


DMTCP version 2.6.0 of July, 2019.

Referenced By

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

July, 2019 Distributed MultiThreaded CheckPointing