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 Connecting to the HPC **is not done through clicking on the "Log In" link** on the top right corner of these wiki pages. In order to launch computations on the HPC or even just to view files residing in its storage infrastructure, users must use the **SSH protocol**. Through this protocol, users gain command-line access to the HPC from an SSH //client// software installed on their own machine (e.g. a laptop, desktop or smartphone). Depending on the operating system you are using on the computer from which you want to establish the connection, the procedure differs: Connecting to the HPC **is not done through clicking on the "Log In" link** on the top right corner of these wiki pages. In order to launch computations on the HPC or even just to view files residing in its storage infrastructure, users must use the **SSH protocol**. Through this protocol, users gain command-line access to the HPC from an SSH //client// software installed on their own machine (e.g. a laptop, desktop or smartphone). Depending on the operating system you are using on the computer from which you want to establish the connection, the procedure differs:
  
-==== If you are running MacOSX (on Apple computers) or any GNU/Linux distribution ====+==== If you are running Mac OS X (on Apple computers) or any GNU/Linux distribution ====
  
 Those operating systems are part of the large family of UNIX systems, that almost invariably contain an already-installed SSH client, most often some flavor of the [[https://www.openssh.com/|OpenSSH]] client. Just open a terminal emulator and run the command ''ssh username@hpc.ilri.cgiar.org'', where your replace ''username'' with your own username on the HPC (as communicated by the person who created your account there). Those operating systems are part of the large family of UNIX systems, that almost invariably contain an already-installed SSH client, most often some flavor of the [[https://www.openssh.com/|OpenSSH]] client. Just open a terminal emulator and run the command ''ssh username@hpc.ilri.cgiar.org'', where your replace ''username'' with your own username on the HPC (as communicated by the person who created your account there).
using-the-cluster.txt · Last modified: 2021/06/13 15:09 by aorth