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The addons are directly accessible from the start menu.

Addons are configured to be accessible by specific teams by the administrator. If you do not have access to addons and you think you should, contact your HPC Gateway administrator.


Cluster Watch

This addon allows the users to query the cluster regularly based on wrapped scripts. It behave just like the watch bash command.

The usage of this addon is very simple:

  1. choose the script to use
  2. choose the cluster to run on
  3. choose a watch period
  4. push the watch button
Overall queue status

This scripts is a wrapping of qstat to get the list of queues and their usage. (ex : cluster_watch_script_1.png )

Available licenses

This script is a wrapping of abaqus licensing. (ex : cluster_watch_script_2.png )

All jobs in queues

This script is a wrapping of qstat to get all the jobs. (ex : cluster_watch_script_3.png )

User's jobs in queues

This script is a wrapping of qstat to get the user's jobs. (ex : cluster_watch_script_4.png )


Remote Terminal

This addon allows the user to

  • open a full-featured bash session on the cluster front end server
  • run interactive scripts

The usage of the addon is simple :

  1. Select one of the pre-coded interactive scripts or the bash command
  2. Select the cluster to run on
  3. Fill the script options (if needed)
  4. Choose a directory to run in (or run in the user home directory)
  5. push the “submission” button in the top right of the window

To stop the script/bash, just push the “submission” button again.

Bash

The bash feature is by default, restricted to members of the admin team. Users who are not members of the admin team will need to request permission to their administrator to use the bash tool.

Interactive Scripts

The interactive scripts are by default, usable by the members of the Public team (i.e. all users)


Viewer

The Viewer addon allows the user to open pictures and videos directly from the cluster.

The supported file formats are :

  • images : jpeg, bmp, gif, png, svg …
  • videos : mp4, ogv, webm, h264

Initially all the users in the Public team can use the addon but of course they can only open files for which they have read Unix access rights on teh system where the file is located. This teams and members that can access the viewer can be modified by the administrator.


Remote Visualization

This addon allows the user to open the remote display of visualization applications.

It will be discussed more extensively in the following section.


Admin Dashboard


This addons allows the administrators to manage :

  • Mount points
  • Scripts

The usage of this addon is:

  • Mount points: click top left Mount Point icon
    • Create mountpoint contextual menu on left panel mount points list

Available fields:
Name : displayed name in File explorer & Rundir
Description : description used for tootltip
Path : physical path of the mount point (can contain user name variable)
Teams : authorize team(s) to view/use the mount point
Cluster : Cluster that will export the mount point
Order : presentation order in File Explorer or Rundir list
Runnable : authorize to display it on applications panel as a selectable Rundir
  • Edit mountpoint contextual menu on selected item in left panel mount points list

Available fields: as for create mountpoint
  
  * Remove mountpoint contextual menu on selected item in left panel mount points list
  • Scripts: click top right Script icon
    • Create script contextual menu on left panel script list

Available fields:
Name : displayed name used in watch tool addon, file explorer extensions
Description : description used for tootltip
Teams : authorize team(s) to view/use the script
Tags : keywords entered one by one added to the right list
Script : script content
  • Edit script contextual menu on selected item in left panel mount points list

Available fields: as for create script
  • Remove script contextual menu on selected item in left panel mount points list

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