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Your account name is the same as your University Account name, but it is a separate account with its own password. Provide this ULCN account name if you request an ALICE account.
 
Your account name is the same as your University Account name, but it is a separate account with its own password. Provide this ULCN account name if you request an ALICE account.
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Your account will not expire until your ULCN account does. In case of any doubt please contact helpdes@alice.leidenuniv.nl
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You can follow the instructions on https://wiki.alice.universiteitleiden.nl/index.php?title=Ssh_keys.
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<div style="font-weight:bold;line-height:1.6;">How to access the Alice cluster?</div>
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There are multiple ways to access Alice. Choose your preferred method here: https://wiki.alice.universiteitleiden.nl/index.php?title=Login_to_cluster
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You will need access to the University SSH gateway. See [[Gaining_access#|SSH gateway]]
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See: https://wiki.alice.universiteitleiden.nl/index.php?title=Login_to_ALICE_using_MobaXterm
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When you login at the Alice login node, by default the file .bashrc will be run. You can add any command that you want to run at login to this file.
 
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Revision as of 11:13, 10 February 2020

Frequently Asked Questions

Questions about logging in

How can I create an account?
What is my account name?

Your account name is the same as your University Account name, but it is a separate account with its own password. Provide this ULCN account name if you request an ALICE account.

When will my password expire

Your account will not expire until your ULCN account does. In case of any doubt please contact helpdes@alice.leidenuniv.nl

How to create SSH key?
How to access the Alice cluster?

There are multiple ways to access Alice. Choose your preferred method here: https://wiki.alice.universiteitleiden.nl/index.php?title=Login_to_cluster

How can I access the Alice cluster from outside the University network?

You will need access to the University SSH gateway. See SSH gateway

How do I load modules when I log in?

When you login at the Alice login node, by default the file .bashrc will be run. You can add any command that you want to run at login to this file.