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(since EVL 2.4)

To cancel running EVL task (i.e. job, workflow or script, or waiting for a file). Either by Run ID or by a task name and Order Date.

When there are several task(s) with given name, it tries to cancel the latest one.

It recognize type of task based on the file suffix.


EVL job


EVL workflow


bash script

Any other or no suffix

file mask of file(s) to waiting for


evl cancel
  ( <run_id>... | <task_name>... [-o|--odate=<odate>] )
  [-p|--project=<project_dir>] [-v|--verbose]

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


-o, --odate=<odate>

to specify particular Order Date, environment variable ‘EVL_ODATE’ is then ignored

-p, --project=<project_dir>

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. To cancel a job with Run ID 145:
    evl cancel 145
  2. To cancel jobs of Run IDs between 145 and 150:
    evl cancel {145..150}
  3. To cancel a workflow ‘billing.ewf’ of project ‘/data/project/billing’ with yesterday Order Date:
    evl cancel --odate=yesterday billing.ewf --project=/data/project/billing/