Most of the systems in computer center runs on Linux operating system. The Linux computing facility in computer center is available 24x7.
Computer center has presently three Linux labs to be used by IITK community.
Following information may be helpful
Each user has been allotted 2 GB of disk space to store their file. The data stored on this space can be accessed on any laboratory machine and across all compute and utility server provided by computer center.
Computer center does not allow changing operating system on any machine on user request, so please do not make any such request.
- Linux Lab 2 (L2): Located in first floor of computer center building. It has 40 machines (host name: ccpc101-ccpc140) with Intel Core i7 processor with 8GB RAM and CentOS7 Linux. machine ccpc136-140 are latest model with 16GB RAM.
- Linux Lab 3 (L3): Located in first floor of computer centre building. It has 70 machines (host name: ccpc141-ccpc210) with Intel Core i7 processor with 8GB RAM and CentOS7 Linux.
- Linux CC-02: It is located in new core lab building, room 301. It has 120 machines (host name: escpc101-escpc220) with Intel Core i7 processor with 8GB RAM and CentOS Linux. Machines in this lab are not available from 1:30 AM to 8:30 AM every day.
Users can login to a L2 laboratory machine by issuing following command from his own Linux terminal.
# ssh <IITK-username>@<machine-name> -X
e.g. ssh firstname.lastname@example.org -X
All the above server belongs to domain cc.iitk.ac.in. I.e use <machine-name>.cc.iitk.ac.in to connect from remote.
Linux laboratory located in computer center building are usually not booked for teaching related activity, as all IITK users run there simulation and work from remote.
IITK academic teaching staff members can book Linux lab located in new core lab building by using https://booklab.cc.iitk.ac.in/iit/login.pl.
Computer Center user name and password can be used for logging in to the interface.