Windows: LoginΒΆ

On a Windows machine, you will need to install an SSH client such as:

Using Exceed onDemand

After you have downloaded and installed Exceed onDemand, you can login to the cluster using your ITS username and password, e.g. apollo.hpc.sussex.ac.uk.

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After succesfully authenticating with the cluster, it will allow you to select your connection information for your X windows session on the cluster.

Select the following options as shown below.

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You will now be successfully logged into the cluster, with a -bash-4.1$ login prompt.

Using PuTTY

The installation of putty is straight forward. When the install is complete. Start PuTTY and enter your login credentials and login to the host apollo.hpc.sussex.ac.uk.

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When logging in you would be prompted with a certificate error of which you should accept, by clicking YES for a successful login with the cluster.

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You will now be successfully logged into the cluster, with a -bash-4.1$ login prompt.

Forwarding X11 on PuTTY

For light graphical applications like Matlab, using PuTTY, make sure and check the X11 forwarding box under Connection -> SSH -> X11.

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