Request an Account¶
In order to submit jobs to the Easley Cluster, you must have an Easley account:
Login with Auburn credentials
Choose “Easley” from the “Machine” drop-down list
Select your sponsor from drop-down list. (Make sure to select the correct sponsor or your account approval could be delayed).
Complete the form
Submit the request
Your request will be emailed to the sponsor that you selected and they will approve or deny the request at their discretion. If approved, you will receive a Welcome email. It will confirm that your account was created and include the Easley Cluster Quick Start Guide.
Connect to Easley¶
Before attempting to connect to Easley, make sure you have the following
Linux, Mac or Windows terminal¶
To connect to Easley, open a terminal program, then ssh to ‘easley.auburn.edu’ with your Auburn userid.
If successfully logged in, you should now see a command prompt and be in your home directory.
You will need to use an AU VPN connection to access Easley from off-campus.
For more information visit the following website: http://www.auburn.edu/oit/vpn.
For gui clients such as Putty, SecureCRT, MobaX, Xshell, use the following: Host Name: easley.auburn.edu
A terminal window will appear.For ‘Login as’ type your username ONLY and press enter. After entering your password, you will be prompted by duo to authenticate to the cluster.
Common Issues Connecting to Easley¶
Error: Connection Timed out
This is a common error for users who are not connected to the Global Protect VPN before attempting access.
All users must connect to the Global Protect VPN, including users using AU_WIFI.
Error: Connection Failed
If you are connecting via a gui ssh client such as Putty,SecureCRT, XShell, MobaXterm, make sure that you have the following host and user name typed correctly:
Username: your username
Make sure you do not include @easley.auburn.edu within the username
Error: No DUO Mobile prompt
You may need to make adjustments to your duo mobile account. Use the following website to enable, change or test your duo authentication