Update a job

You can change the priority and impact policy of a running, waiting, or paused job.

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When you update a job, only the current instance of the job runs with the updated settings. The next instance of the job returns to the default settings for that job.

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To change job settings permanently, see "Modify job type settings."


  1. Click Cluster Management > Job Operations > Job Summary.
  2. In the Active Jobs table, click View/Edit for the job that you want to update.
  3. Required: In the View Active Job Details window, click Edit Job.
    1. Select a new priority level from the Priority drop-down list.
    2. Select an impact policy level from the Impact Policy drop-down list.
  4. Click Save Changes.

    When you update a running job, the job automatically resumes. When you update a paused or idle job, the job remains in that state until you restart it.