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Access the cluster

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The cluster is Linux-based and the preferred method of access is either SSH or NX. Soon, you will also be able to submit jobs to the cluster using a web portal, although this is currently under construction.

Login node -

Please request access to use the cluster by sending an email to

CCHMC employees: After your access is enabled, you should be able to login to the cluster with your network credentials.

External users: Please use the username/password that was sent back to you via email to login to the cluster.

All users have a default disk quota of 20 GB and a job walltime quota of 10000 hours per quarter. Both of these can be requested to be increased by sending an email to