pcluster start - AWS ParallelCluster

pcluster start

Starts the compute fleet for a cluster that has been stopped.

pcluster start [ -h ] [ -c CONFIG_FILE ] [ -r REGION ] cluster_name

Positional Arguments


Starts the compute fleet of the provided cluster name.

Named Arguments

-h, --help

Shows the help text for the specified command.


Specifies the alternative configuration file to use.

Defaults to ~/.parallelcluster/config.

-r REGION, --region REGION

Specifies the Region to connect to.

This command sets the Auto Scaling Group parameters to one of the following:

  • The initial configuration values (max_queue_size and initial_queue_size) from the template that was used to create the cluster.

  • The configuration values that were used to update the cluster since it was first created.