Account setup

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  • Generate ssh2 (openssh format) key pair on your personal computer or another host where you have an account. See SSH Introduction.
    Use a passphrase when generating your keys, you will use this passphrase for your ssh login.
  • Send your public key (file that ends with .pub) to admin@nbcr.net. Keep your private key safe and never share it.
  • Once your key is added to your new account on a cluster, you will receive an email confirmation with information about your account
  • Use ssh to login to your account:
ssh -l account server.name.here
If your private key is in a non-standard location you can specify It's location using the "-i" parameter in SSH.
ssh -i /path/to/private_key -l account server.name.here
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