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Manually set status of EVL job or workflow or of a shell script. Keep in mind, that this command is not intended for standard usage. It is only for special cases when something went wrong and you need to set status manually.


is to be used in EVL workflow structure definition file, i.e. in EWS file.

evl set

is intended for standalone usage, i.e. to be invoked from command line.

Possible states are:


set state to ‘RERU’, i.e. ‘To rerun’.


set state to ‘WAIT’, i.e. ‘Waiting’.


set state to ‘RUNN’, i.e. ‘Running’.


set state to ‘FAIL’, i.e. ‘Failed’.


set state to ‘CANC’, i.e. ‘Canceled’.


set state to ‘SKIP’, i.e. ‘Skipped’.


set state to ‘SUCC’, i.e. ‘Successful’.


set state to ‘ARCH’, i.e. ‘Archived’.


set state to ‘DELE’, i.e. ‘Deleted’.


  ( <job>.evl | <workflow>.ewf | <script>.sh )...
  ( --reru | --wait | --runn |
    --fail | --canc | --skip |
    --succ | --arch | --dele )
  [-o|--odate=<odate>] [-p|--project=<project>]

evl set
  ( <job>.evl | <workflow>.ewf | <script>.sh )...
  ( --reru | --wait | --runn |
    --fail | --canc | --skip |
    --succ | --arch | --dele )
  [-o|--odate=<odate>] [-p|--project=<project>]

evl set
  ( --help | --usage | --version )



run evl workflow with specified <odate>, environment variable ‘EVL_ODATE’ is ignored


specify project folder if not the current working one

Standard options:


print this help and exit


print short usage information and exit

-v, --verbose

print to stderr info/debug messages of the component


print version and exit


  1. Mark ‘some_job.evl’ as successfully finished with current ‘$ODATE’:
    evl set some_job.evl --succ