Accessing the HPC¶
The HPC is accessed via
ssh from the terminal.
The following is an example of a Research Network user, Jane Doe, connecting via ssh.
You will then be prompted for your password, and once entered, will be connected to the HPC.
The specific address will change depending on what group you belong to. The general format is
username will be your Genomics England username and
N will depend on your group. See the table below for more information.
Login nodes access address¶
|phpgridzlogn001.int.corp.gel.ac||Research Network and Clinical Researchers|
|phpgridzlogn002.int.corp.gel.ac||Research Network and Clinical Researchers|
|phpgridzlogn004.int.corp.gel.ac||Commercial (Discovery Forum)|
How to make your login automatic¶
Using SSH Keys¶
If you do not want to enter a password each time you connect, you can create a ssh key and ssh config file that will make logging in easier.
Create a ssh key in your .ssh folder, which is located in
Follow the prompts to name your ssh key (I suggest cluster as a good name) and leave the password blank.
Creating SSH keys¶
Next, create a ssh config file called
config in the .ssh folder,
the above will open the file. Add the following information and format:
Sending your key to the remote¶
Copy your new ssh public key to the HPC
ssh-copy-id -i cluster.pub cluster
This will ask for your password, then copy the ssh key to the HPC.
Now, instead of having to type
You can connect by typing