Logging On to ICE Clusters on the Command Line¶
ICE is also accessible via Open OnDemand, permitting you to conduct all activity from a web browser, including easy access to graphical interactive jobs.
For traditional computing, you will need an SSH client (terminal) to connect to ICE. Recommended options:
Windows: Powershell (built-in on Windows 10) or Windows Subsystem for Linux (WSL)
Mac: Terminal (built-in)
Linux: System-default terminal (gnome/KDE)
You will also need to be connect to Georgia Tech's VPN to use either ssh or OnDemand. Connect to the client-based GlobalProtect VPN before attempting to access PACE resources.
The cluster is accessed using SSH to login-ice.pace.gatech.edu. Connect with your GT username and password.
For example, from the terminal, enter
ssh email@example.com, then provide your GT password at the prompt. No asterisks will appear, so enter your password then
What is SSH?¶
- SSH stands for Secure Shell
- A program for logging into a remote machine securely
- SSH is how you log into and interact with the cluster