Accessing RCC resources
The information here describes how users can connect to Midway to access RCC resources. All users are responsible for knowing and abiding by the RCC User Policy.
RCC account credentials
To connect to RCC resources, you must have an RCC user account (request an account). Your RCC account uses your UChicago CNetID and its corresponding password:
Username: CNetID Password: CNetID password
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There are five main ways to access RCC resources. the following table provides a summary of these methods:
|Description||Access to Compute Nodes||Data Transfer||Data Sharing|
|Secure Shell (SSH)||Can be used to access data and software packages (compute nodes)||Yes||Yes (two-way)||RCC Internal|
|ThinLinc||A remote desktop to resources and can be used to access data and software packages (compute nodes)||Yes||Yes (two-way)||RCC Internal|
|SAMBA (SMB)||Can be used to access data||No||Yes (two-way)||No|
|Globus||Can be used to access and share data and scheduled data transfers||No||Yes (two-way)||External and RCC collaborators|
|HTTP||Can be used to share data for public access (legacy service)||No||Yes (one-way)||Public|