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Oklahoma State University
High Performance Computing Center

A unit in the Division of the Vice President for Research

Using LINUX Cloud Instance

 

OUTSIDE OSU NETWORK

LOGGING IN

SAVING FILES

GET DATA INTO CLOUD

 

 

OUTSIDE OSU NETWORK
If  off campus or otherwise not connected to the OSU network connect through VPN.
 
To use the VPN:
  • Log into https://osuvpn.okstate.edu/ with your OKEY credentials
  • Install the Cisco AnyConnect client
  • Open AnyConnect client and connect to osuvpn.okstate.edu
  • Once logged into AnyConnect and VPN connection established access to the cloud available
LOGGING IN
To log into system:
  • You can connect to the Linux cloud VMs by using secure shell (ssh).

  • Log in with your OKEY (short name) username and password. 

 
SAVING FILES
  • Save all important files under either "/data/users/okey_short_username" or "/data/groups/groupname
**NOTE**Do not save important files in the home folder, the Desktop, or anywhere else outside of “/data/users”
 
 
GET DATA INTO CLOUD
  • scp - Use an scp program to copy files to the VM. The path to your private storage space on the cloud VMs will be “/data/users/okey_short_username”.

    Example (pscp): pscp -scp some_local_file okey_short_username@vm:/data/users/okey_short_username/

  • GLOBUS (Use this option for large files/datasets.) Step by Step instructions located HERE.
 

NEED HELP?  hpcc@okstate.edu