Manual Reference Pages - PBS_CONNECT (3)
pbs_connect - connect to a pbs batch server
int pbs_connect(char *server)
extern char *pbs_server;
A virtual stream (TCP/IP) connection is established with the server
This function must be called before any of the other
They will transmit their batch requests over the connection established
by this function.
Multiple requests may be issued over the connection before it is closed.
The connection should be closed by a call to pbs_disconnect()
when all requests have been sent to the server.
is of the form
see section 2.7.9.
is not specified, the standard PBS port number will be used.
If the parameter,
is either the null string or a null pointer,
a connection will be opened to the default server.
The default server is defined
in section 2.7.4.
by (a) the setting of the environment
PBS_DEFAULT which contains a destination, or (b) the destination in the batch administrator
declared in pbs_ifl.h,
is set on return to point to the server
name to which pbs_connect() connected or attempted to connect.
pbs_alterjob(3B), pbs_deljob(3B), pbs_disconnect(3B), pbs_geterrmsg(3B),
pbs_holdjob(3B), pbs_locate(3B), pbs_manager(3B), pbs_movejob(3B),
pbs_msgjob(3B), pbs_rerunjob(3B), pbs_rlsjob(3B), pbs_runjob(3B),
pbs_selectjob(3B), pbs_selstat(3B), pbs_sigjob(3B), pbs_statjob(3B),
pbs_statque(3B), pbs_statserver(3B), pbs_submit(3B), pbs_terminate(3B),
and the PBS External Reference Specification
When the connection to batch server
has been successfully created, the routine will return a connection
identifier which is positive.
Otherwise, a negative value is returned. The error number is set
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