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FAQ

Frequently asked questions about the DCSR facilities and services

I'm a PI and would like to use the clusters - what do I do?

It's easy! Please fill in the request form at https://conference.unil.ch/research-resource-reques...

How do I get an account on the clusters?

Your PI needs to add you to the project group. Once this is done your account will be created - ...

How do I ask for help?

Before asking for help please take the time to check that your question hasn't already been answe...

Access to the old Vital-IT archive data

The data which were present on the old Vital-IT archive will remain available in READ ONLY for th...

How do I move data to and from the UNIL NAS?

The documentation can be found at: https://wiki.unil.ch/ci/books/service-de-calcul-haute-perform...

I accidentally deleted a file - can I get it back?

This depends on where the file was and when it was created and deleted. /scratch There is no ba...

Can you install package X for me?

  The answer is maybe. General interest tools and libraries   If it's a general purpose tool ...

Why are my jobs waiting due to QOSGrpCpuLimit?

On the DCSR clusters long jobs (more that one day) are only allowed to occupy 2/3 of the CPUs at ...

How to provide an external collaborator with an account on HPC clusters?

There are three steps: The PI and the external collaborator must ask an account to UNIL using ...

Why is there a DCSR GitLab service and what is it?

What is it? The DCSR hosted version control service (https://gitlab.dcsr.unil.ch) is primarily i...

How to give access to my files on the UNIL NAS to an external collaborator

There are two administrative steps: the PI and the external collaborator must ask an account t...