Network Remote Access (from outside SISSA)

Access Server & users home/main directories

  • SISSA main cluster users home directories are centrally stored on a file server. These directories are reachable outside SISSA using a Secure Shell remote terminal connection (SSH) on ssh.sissa.it. The access server ssh.sissa.it is configured for some simple operations only. Please read the new Common Access Server page for more information.

There are no scientific SWs, compilers or libraries on ssh.sissa.it.
To run your programs, you have to use your workstation or HPC resources.

Users home directories are shared on all Sector workstations, which are assigned to users by the Sector computer responsible.

Scratch areas

  • Local scratch areas: on their linux workstations the users can login, run programs and use local file system - generally /scratch - (which are never backupped) -. You can find more information on LOCAL SCRATCH area on your linux workstation page.

Library resources

The VPN access lets you obtain an IP address on SISSA internal network wherever you are,
useful to connect (from outside) to linux workstations of your sector.

For more info on how to install VPN client, follow the:

Due to security reasons – outside the SISSA network – vpn client installation pages are readable only inserting your SISSA username and your SISSA password. There are no restriction inside the SISSA network.

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