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This page is meant as a step-by-step guide to help you on your way with using ALICE.
It is currently a work in progress, have any tips for us? Please let us know by email: email@example.com
Before you set up your connection to ALICE, it is useful to have a generic view of the environment. The picture below describes how the connection to the HPC is going to be set up.
From your workstation you can connect to the Gateway, this Gateway will be able to connect to both the Storage as well as the Login node.
|Server Name||Function||IP / DNS|
|Gateway||The gateway provides a secure method of authenticating over SSH.||ssh-gw.leidenuniv.nl|
|Login||The two login nodes can be used to prepare your work. After setting up your calculations, you can place a calculation request in the queue.||10.161.0.12
|Storage||The storage node is used to store any research data used to perform your calculation.||campusdata20.alice.universiteitleiden.nl (10.161.0.33)|
|Management||The management node can be used to retrieve information concerning the HPC.||10.161.0.10|
|Queue||The queue keeps track of the calculation jobs that|
Before anything, you'll need access, for more info, see: Gaining access
Connecting to ALICE is done using port-forwarding and/or tunnels. The steps to follow depend on your local operating system. The following step-by-step guides are set up:
Having finished this step, you will have access to both the command line and the file system of ALICE. In the next steps we'll explain how to start using ALICE.