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-====== The portal cluster ​======+==== The portal cluster ====
  
-The ''​%%portal%%''​ cluster is a general purpose cluster of servers ​whose logins ​are load balanced among the servers. Upon an '​ssh'​ to ''​%%portal.cs.virginia.edu%%'',​ your login will be placed on the least loaded of the cluster'​s servers (portal[01,​02,​03,04]). Each system is running CentOS Linux 7, has 128GB of memory, ​16 virtual ​cores, and ~200GB of scratch (/localtmp) space.+The ''​%%portal%%''​ cluster is a general purpose cluster of servers ​which is the gateway into the CS Dept. computing environment. Logins ​are load balanced among the servers. Upon an '​ssh'​ to ''​%%portal.cs.virginia.edu%%'',​ your login will be placed on the least loaded of the cluster'​s servers (portal[01,​02, ​etc.]). Each system is running CentOS Linux and has plenty ​of memory, ​CPU cores, and scratch (/localtmp) space.
  
-You can use portal ​to perform many interactive tasks, like editing files, compiling code, testing code, etc. If you intend ​to run long, compute intensive programs, you should use other computing resources in the Dept+You must use your CS userid (identical ​to your UVA userid) and password ​to '​ssh'​ to portalFor example:
  
-You must use your CS domain userid ​(identical ​to your UVA userid) and password to '​ssh' ​to portal. ​For example:+''​%%ssh -l abc1de portal.cs.virginia.edu%%''​. Alternatively,​ 
 +''​%%ssh abc1de@portal.cs.virginia.edu%%''​ 
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 +(Note that if you are opening a terminal on your Mac or PC, your username on the Mac or PC may be different from your CS domain userid. So be sure to include ​your CS/UVA userid ​on the '​ssh' ​command line). 
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 +Most popular software is already available on portal, so you do not need to install itSee[[linux_environment_modules|Software Modules]] 
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 +You can use portal to perform many interactive tasks, like editing files, compiling code, testing code, etc. If you intend to run long, compute intensive programs, you should use other [[compute_resources|Computing Resources]] which are available for general login or through the job scheduler (see [[compute_slurm|Scheduling a Job using the SLURM job scheduler]]).  
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 +See [[linux_ssh_access|Linux Server Access]] for information about accessing CS Dept servers.
  
-''​%%ssh -l jsp9ew portal.cs.virginia.edu%%''​. Alternatively,​ 
-''​%%ssh jsp9ew@portal.cs.virginia.edu%%''​ 
  
-Note that if you are opening a terminal on your Mac or PC, your username on the Mac or PC may be different from your CS domain userid. So be sure to include your CS domain userid on the '​ssh'​ command line. 
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