Users have access to both a shared home directory as well as local scratch storage on each cluster node.
Note: Home directories and scratch space are not backed up.
- scp file1.txt firstname.lastname@example.org:
- scp email@example.com:file1.txt
Text files, such as Perl, Python and job submission (qsub) scripts, must be formatted with Unix compatible line endings. Text files created on MS Windows platforms are not created in this format by default and may cause problems. When working in a MS Windows environment, do not create or edit scripts or other text files with MS Word, WordPad, or Notepad as these programs will not save files in the correct format.
How to determine and set a text file’s format
Notepad++ will display the format in the lower right as either “Dos\Windows” or “UNIX”.
To convert a text file to Unix format
Similarly, TextWrangler will display a text file’s current format as either “Unix (LF)” or “Windows (CRLF)” at the bottom of the screen. Clicking on the current format will allow you to convert to a different one.
From the command line
You can also convert a text file to Unix format from the HPC command line with the dos2unix command: