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The Queueing System | FAQ | Hardware Specification | Software Description | How to get an account

1. You need to obtain user account at the EC machines:

In order to get user account at the Emerson Center machines, either you, or your Professor (group leader), or your Department should be an Emerson Center Subscriber. If one of these conditions is valid, than either you (if you are group leader), or your Professor (or designated person by him/her), or Chair of your Department (or the designated person by Chair of the Department, if you want use departmental account) should send request to either:

2. Logon:

After obtaining your user name and initial password from the Emerson Center staff, please login on euch4e ( You will be prompted to change your password on that machine. Please, do it;

3. SSH:

Please immediately ssh to and use your OLD password to login

4. Change Password:

Change your password on euch4e (and then fire) following instructions, or by typing the shell command: "passwd" at your shell prompt. Since euch4e/fire are our File Servers, they will propagate to entire EC machines (SP cluster, SGI, SUN) all changes within 1 hour made at euch4e/fire. Otherwise, if you will make changes on the local machines, then after you log out from the you will loose the changes.

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