Open OnDemand Interface Guide
Open OnDemand is an intuitive, innovative, and interactive interface to remote computing resources. The key benefit for SCINet users is that they can use any web browser, including browsers on a mobile phone, to access Ceres.
To access Open OnDemand on the Ceres cluster, go to Ceres OpenOndemand
The login page, titled SCINet Two Factor Login, prompts for your SCINet username and then your combined password and Google Authenticator code. If your password were
password and your code were
123456, your entry for this field would be:
To open a shell, select the Clusters dropdown menu and choose
>_Ceres Shell Access. This will open a new tab with an interactive console session on the login node.
Open OnDemand includes a file manager. To open it, select the Files dropdown menu and choose the desired directory. Files can be uploaded, downloaded, viewed, and edited all from the web browser.
Several interactive apps are available on Open Ondemand, and more can be added later.
To launch an interactive app, select the Interactive Apps dropdown menu and choose the desired app. It will open the My Interactive Sessions page where settings for app can be selected such as the partition or app version to run.
After selections have been made, pressing Launch will submit an interactive job. This job will be displayed as the topmost entry in the My Interactive Sessions page. The bottom of the intaractive app’s job information card will display text saying the job is starting or, if it has already started, “Connect to
Interactive App Name.” Press the Connect button to launch the app in a new tab.
To log out of Ceres Open OnDemand, click the Log Out button.