This section describes the steps you need to do before you start using the Intel® Trace Analyzer and Collector.

Required Software

To perform all the steps described in this tutorial, you need the following software installed on your system:

  • Intel® compilers
  • Intel® MPI Library
  • Intel® Trace Analyzer and Collector

All of these products are installed as part of Intel® Parallel Studio XE Cluster Edition.

Setting Up the Environment Variables

Set the required environment variables by sourcing the psxevars.c[sh] script available at <install-dir>/parallel_studio_xe_<version>, where <install-dir> is the Intel® Parallel Studio XE Cluster Edition installation directory. For example:

$ source
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