pcluster status - Amazon ParallelCluster
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pcluster status

Pulls the current status of the cluster.

pcluster status [ -h ] [ -c CONFIG_FILE ] [ -r REGION ] [ -nw ] cluster_name

Positional arguments


Shows the status of the cluster with the provided name.

Named arguments

-h, --help

Shows the help text for pcluster status.


Specifies the alternative configuration file to use.

Defaults to ~/.parallelcluster/config.

-r REGION, --region REGION

Specifies the Amazon Web Services Region to use. Defaults to the Amazon Web Services Region specified by using the pcluster configure command.

-nw, --nowait

Indicates not to wait for stack events after processing a stack command.

Defaults to False.

Example using Amazon ParallelCluster version 2.11.7:

$ pcluster status -c path/to/config -r us-east-1 mycluster Status: ComputeFleetHITSubstack - CREATE_IN_PROGRESS