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Getting an account at Purdue CMS Clusters

Purdue employees and students who want to get a login account on the CMS Tier-2 should proceed as follows:

  1. Request your account at the CMS Tier-2: Please contact user support for getting account on CMS Tier-2 user interface.
  2. Once you have contacted user support, your account will be created within two working days and you will receive a notification email.

Users (non-Purdue employees and students) who want to get a login account on the CMS Tier-2 should proceed as follows: 

To request a Purdue career account:

Then you need to do two things to finalize your account creation.

  1. Contact ScienceIT via email at sciencehelp@purdue.edu or by phone at +1 (765) 494-4488 between 8:00 AM to 5:00 PM EST for getting your Purdue career account and password. It takes around one week to get this account.
  2. Request access to the Tier-2 user interfaces and PBS queues.  Send an email to cms-support@lists.purdue.edu to request access and cc the professor you are working under.

Users who have a login account at the CMS Tier-2, can login to the following machines with their Purdue career account username and password:

ssh -l <username> cms.rcac.purdue.edu

ssh -l <username> hep.rcac.purdue.edu
ssh -l <username> hammer.rcac.purdue.edu

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