Remote Login

Dedicated login servers are provided for remote login via secure shell. These servers have the same Linux installation as the workstations in the public student labs.

Remote login to the workstations in the student labs is not recommended. You never know which one currently runs Linux and somebody sitting in front of the machine may reboot it any time.

Login Servers

Host Name Operating system
optimus6.inf.ethz.ch Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6
optimus7.inf.ethz.ch alias optimus.inf.ethz.ch Red Hat Enterprise Linux 7
maximus.inf.ethz.ch Ubuntu Linux as in use in the public student labs

Etiquette

Because the login servers are used by more than one user at a time it is important that you follow these rules:

  • Avoid running lengthy compute jobs, especially on multiple CPUs.
  • Use nice or renice if you really need to run compute jobs.
  • Do not fill up /tmp or /local.

Updates

These servers automatically boot after Sunday midnight every week to apply updates.

Page URL: https://www.isg.inf.ethz.ch/bin/view/Main/ServicesStudentLabsPublicLinuxRemoteLogin
2019-09-18
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