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7. parallel/

load-balancing
Set load balancing parameters.

network/
Enter the network configuration menu.

kill-all-nodes
Delete all compute nodes from virtual machine.

kill-node
Kill a specified compute node. The compute node is specified by its integer ID. Compute node 0 can only be killed if it is the last remaining compute node process.

load-hosts
Input a hosts database file.

path
Specify the path to the Fluent.Inc installation directory. For most cases, the path should never have to be set.

save-hosts
Write a hosts file containing all entries in the Available Hosts list.

spawn-node
Creates a compute node process. It prompts for a hostname and username. If no hostname is specified, the process will be spawned on the spawning machine. If no username is specified, the username of the spawning process will be used.

partition/
Enter the partition domain menu.

auto/
Set auto partition parameters.

across-zones
Enable auto partitioning by zone or by domain.

load-vector
Set the auto partition load vector.

method
Set the partition method.

pre-test
Set auto partition pre-testing optimization.

use-case-file-method
Use partitions in a prepartitioned case file.

combine-partition
Merge every N partitions.

merge-clusters
Calls the optimizer that attempts to decrease the number of interfaces by eliminating orphan cell clusters. (An orphan cluster is a group of connected cells such that each member has at least one face that is part of an interface boundary.)

method
Set the partition method.

print-active-partitions
Print active partition information (parallel solver).

print-partitions
Print partition information (serial solver).

print-stored-partitions
Print stored partition information (parallel solver).

reorder-partitions
Reorder partitions.

set/
Enter the set partition parameters menu.

across-zones
Allow partitions to cross zone boundaries (the default). If turned off, it will restrict partitioning to within each cell zone. This is recommended only when cells in different zones require significantly different amounts of computation during the solution phase; for example, if the domain contains both solid and fluid zones.

all-off
Turn off all optimizations.

all-on
Turn on all optimizations.

cell-function
Set cell function.

load-distribution
Set the number of cells desired for each partition. This is useful, for example, when computing on multiple machines with significantly different performance characteristics. If left unset, each partition will contain an approximately equal number of cells. Normalized relative values may be used for the entries.

merge
Toggle the optimizer that attempts to decrease the number of interfaces by eliminating orphan cell clusters.

origin
Set the $x$, $y$, and $z$ coordinate of the origin used by those partitioning functions that require a radial distance. By default, the origin is set to (0, 0, 0).

pre-test
Enable the operation that determines the best coordinate-splitting direction.

smooth
Toggle the optimizer that attempts to minimize the number of interfaces by modifying the partition boundaries to reduce surface area.

verbosity
Control the amount of information that is printed out during partitioning. If set to 1 (the default), a text character . is displayed during each bisection, and partition statistics are displayed once the partitioning completes. If set to 2, additional information about the bisection operation is displayed during each bisection. If set to 0, partition statistics and information during each bisection are not displayed.

smooth-partition
Call the optimizer that attempts to minimize the number of interfaces by modifying the partition boundaries to reduce surface area.

use-stored-partitions
Use this partitioning.

set/
Enter the set parallel parameters menu.

fast-i/o?
Use the fast I/O option.

partition-mask
Set partition mask.

time-out
Set spawn time-out in seconds.

verbosity
Set the parallel verbosity.

show-connectivity
Print the network connectivity for the selected compute node.

timer/
Enter the timer menu.

usage
Print performance statistics in the console window.

reset
Reset domain timers.


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