How to submit a job

This section explains how to submit a job without the parametric distribution.

Reach the submission page of your PBS installation and select the Flux application.

You should see an interface as shown in the next figure:

Job Name

Enter the name of the job to be submitted.


In the dropdown list, select the item corresponding to the version of Flux that you want to use.

Flux application

In the dropdown list, select the Flux application of all inputs: Flux2D, Flux3D, FluxSkewed or FluxPEEC.

Important: All the inputs must be of the same application.

Input file

Put the file containing the Flux project(s) to solve and/or Python script(s) to execute. See the next section for more details.

Parametric distribution

Enables the parametric distribution feature. Let it uncheck for this section.

Memory management

Check to enable dynamic memory management.

Number of cores per job

Set the number of cores you want to use per job.

Memory (GB) per job

Set the amount of memory (in GB) you want to allocate per job.


Set the maximum duration of the job. The job will be killed once this duration is exceeded.

Output Directory

Optionally you can set the output directory of your choice. The output directory will contain the results. By default, the system will automatically create and assign a staging directory.

Important: The given directory must be accessible by every node.


Click to submit the job. The job status can be found on the Monitoring page.