Quick Start

Quick Start

This guide provides a quick-n-dirty series of steps to get you started on the cluster. The guides assumes the following:

  • you have an account on the cluster
  • you have experience with Linux-based systems (especially the command line)
  • you have a SSH public-private key pair

Alright then, lift off!

Accessing the Cluster (SSH)

Open up your favourite terminal and type the following:

$ ssh <username>@robotarium.hw.ac.uk
You can only access the cluster while inside the Heriot-Watt University network. If you need access from outside the university, you can request VPN access thourgh the contact form.

You’ll be asked to enter in your password, which was provided to you when you signed up.

Setting up SSH-key access