Welcome to MAIDROC’s Tesla 280 cluster NEWUSER. You will recieve an e-mail with an attachment of your login information (CASE SENSITIVE) and a copy of this introduction to accessing the cluster. Your login will be formatted as:
User name: NEWUSER
To access the Tesla 280 cluster:
- ssh to NEWUSER@maidroc.fiu.edu #ssh NEWUSER@maidroc.fiu.edu
- login with your password Password for NEWUSER#
- ssh to NEWUSER@tesla.fiu.edu #ssh tesla
You will not be able to access tesla.fiu.edu without first successfully loging-in to maidroc.fiu.edu via a ssh (secure shell) connection.
On a Unix system from terminal a ssh connection can be started by the command: #ssh NEWUSER@maidroc.fiu.edu , to be able to view GUI interfaces use the -X option flag when establisheing the ssh connection: ssh -X firstname.lastname@example.org and ssh -X tesla
On a windows system use a program like putty (Click here to download) to establish a ssh connection. As of 11/2009 putty does not support GUI interfaces, other windows programs may.
MAIDROC, the web portal, and Tesla-280’s head node both run Centos 5.2 and Tesla-280 is a Rocks 5.1 Cluster with que management through the SunGrid Engine. User home directories can be accessed from MAIDROC and from Tesla-280. Jobs must be subitted to GridEngine from Telsa-280. Jobs can be submitted from the command line with the qsub command. See the Help directory in your Home Directory for help: /home/NEWUSER/Help.