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If you already have an account, you can manage your account using the Account Management Tool.
You can reset password, change password, manage your disk/print quotas, and apply for cardkey using the Tool.
The labs are open M-F 8:00AM-6:00PM. After-hours access requires a cardkey.
See the How to Connect and Run Jobs Remotely section below for access details.
The disk quotas on the file server (file.decf.berkeley.edu) allocated are as followed:
(home3 & home4)
You can purchase additional quota and manage your quota using the DECF Account Management Tool
Click here to learn more about Unix disk quotas.
Click here to learn about temporary storage space (/tmp).
To run jobs remotely, simply SSH to kepler.berkeley.edu and authenticate with your DECF account. Once logged into kepler, ssh to one of the client machines within the Archipelagos and Reindeer clusters.
DO NOT run jobs on kepler. Always run jobs on the Archipelagos and Reindeer machines.
Click here for more information about kepler.
See the Linux Client Status for machines available in the Archipelagos and Reindeer clusters.
If you are running jobs that will take more than 10 minutes to complete, you should always run it in the background. Connections that are idle (with no active user interactions) for longer that 10 minutes are automatically disconnected by the server for secruity reasons.
Read the Computing and Processing Practices for more information on how to run jobs remotely, and on how to put jobs in the background.
|General||General information on lab printers.|
|Print Management||How to manage your print jobs.|
|Screen Captures||How to print a screen capture.|
|PDF Help||How to print PDF files.|
|Postscript Help||How to print postscript files, especially troublesome ones|
|From Pine||How to print E-mail messages directly within Pine|
DECF has software and applications for general, instructional, and research computing.
For the complete list of software and applications available at DECF, please see the Software/Applications help page.