Connecting to HPC
A series of three short videos introducing how to use PuTTY to connect from a Windows PC to a secure HPC (high performance computing) cluster.
1 - The very basics on how to establish a connection to HPC.
2 - How to add more specific options for the connection to HPC.
3 - How to save the details and options for a connection for future use.
Licence: Standard YouTube Licence
Contact: QCIF Training (firstname.lastname@example.org)
Keywords: HPC, high performance computer, ssh
Resource type: Video Lecture, Student Guide
PuTTY (https://www.putty.org) must be installed on your computer to follow this training. You will also need an account and connection details for the HPC system you are wanting to connect to.
- Use PuTTY to connect from a Windows PC to an HPC cluster
- Configure PuTTY to prevent timeout disconnection, to use graphical user interfaces, to prevent timeout disconnection, and to pre-fill your username
- Save the details of a PuTTY session to use for future connections to the same HPC cluster
Date created: 2021-10-25
Date published: 2021-11-12