I want to cancel an Amazon EMR step.

To cancel a pending step, follow the instructions at Cancel Pending Steps. To cancel a running YARN application step:

1.    Connect to the Master Node Using SSH.

2.    Run the following command to list all running applications. Note the application ID that is associated with the Amazon EMR step that you want to cancel.

yarn application -list

3.    Run the following command to kill the application. Replace application_id with your application ID.

yarn application -kill application_id

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Published: 2016-05-16

Updated: 2019-03-11