Introduction to the Magnolia Cluster Workshop

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This workshop is intended as an introduction to logging into and submitting jobs to the Magnolia computer cluster.

When: October 19, 2018. 1 pm — 3 pm
Where: PSRC 105
Workshop participants MUST configure the SSH connection between their computer and Magnolia BEFORE the day of the workshop.

Pre-Workshop Checklist

  • Fill out the registration form
  • Configure the SSH connection between your computer and Magnolia
  • Bring your computer to the workshop

Fill out registration form

Those planning to attend need to fill out the registration form. Registration Page

Configure the SSH connection

If you are using Linux or OSX, SSH is used from the terminal. Type the command shown below to check the host key fingerprint. Do not enter any passwords. Instead, cancel by typing Control+C. For Windows users, install an SSH client like PuTTY ( and follow the directions given in the following link. Windows Specific Directions

user $ssh -o VisualHostKey=yes
Host key fingerprint is SHA256:glQIZZKlsAwf3QJNNDQSxFpRzE2rKs4GfxByO6ZBzis
+---[ECDSA 256]---+
|ooX^@=o          |
|o++*B+o.         |
|.+o ...          |
|o.o. o           |
|+o oo . S        |
|oo=.   .         |
|o=oo             |
|E+. .            |
|oo .             |
+----[SHA256]-----+'s password: 

Make sure that the host key fingerprint (In this case: SHA256:glQIZZKlsAwf3QJNNDQSxFpRzE2rKs4GfxByO6ZBzis) matches one of the fingerprints given in the list of SSH fingerprints for Magnolia. SSH_Fingerprints/

If you have any questions, please email Joseph Tyson.