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= System Message(s) of the Day =
 
= System Message(s) of the Day =
  
After you enter your username and password while logging into one of our systems, you will typically see set of news items that are pertinent to that particular system. These are commonly called the "messages of the day" or MOTD. It is '''STRONGLY''' recommended that you read these news items. They are typically stored in /etc/motd on every system. The motd command is provided for convenient access to the MOTD on any system. An example of the news items is shown below:
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After you enter your username and password while logging into one of our systems, you will typically see set of news items that are pertinent to that particular system. These are commonly called the "messages of the day" or MOTD. It is '''STRONGLY''' recommended that you read these news items. They are typically stored in /etc/motd on every system. An example of the news items is shown below:
  
 
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hydra# motd
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$ motd
   _______________________________________________________________________
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    ========================================================================
  |                                                                      |
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   |       Texas A&M University High Performance Research Computing        |
  |              Texas A&amp;M University Supercomputing Facility            |
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  |                                                                        |
  | Website: http://sc.tamu.edu Consulting: help@sc.tamu.edu or 845-0219 |
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  | Website:           http://hprc.tamu.edu                               |
  |_______________________________________________________________________|
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  | Consulting:       help@hprc.tamu.edu or (979) 845-0219               |
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  | Ada Documentation: https://hprc.tamu.edu/wiki/index.php/Ada            |
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    ========================================================================
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  **************************************************************************
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  *                  === IMPORTANT POLICY INFORMATION ===                  *
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  * -Unauthorized use of HPRC resources is prohibited and subject to        *
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  *    criminal prosecution.                                                *
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  * -Use of HPRC resources in violation of United States export control laws *
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  *    and regulations is prohibited. Current HPRC staff members are        *
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  *    US citizens and legal residents.                                      *
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  * -Sharing HPRC account and password information is in violation of State  *
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  *    Law. Any shared accounts will be DISABLED.                            *
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  * -Authorized users must also adhere to all policies at:                  *
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  *            https://hprc.tamu.edu/wiki/index.php/HPRC:Policies            *
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  *************************************************************************
  
  Unauthorized use of this system is prohibited and subject to criminal
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          !! WARNING: There are NO active backups of user data. !!
  prosecution. Authorized users must also adhere to:
 
  
  Acceptable Use Policy:  http://sc.tamu.edu/policies/use_stmt.shtml
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          Please restrict usage to 8 CORES across ALL Ada login nodes.  
  Data Storage Policy:    http://sc.tamu.edu/policies/storage.shtml
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          Users found in violation of this policy will be SUSPENDED.
  
  Please consult the README file in your home directory for an introduction
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                    **** Ada Cluster Stability Issues ****
  to this system.
 
  
...............................................................................
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19Sep2014 - The Ada cluster is currently experiencing issues due to firmware
 
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  updates applied during the 30Aug2014 maintenance. Compute nodes may
   2008-12-03 --- HYDRA: Accurate Job Wall-Clock Time Setting IMPORTANT
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  unexpectedly power off due to high temperatures. We are currently
 
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   investigating the issue with IBM support.
  2009-01-08 --- C++ on Hydra: Usage Note for C++ Users
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The news for all systems are also shown on our [https://hprc.tamu.edu home page]. The archived news items can be found at [https://hprc.tamu.edu/uas/uas_archive.php here].
  
        To review the notices above, type &quot;motd&quot; or visit our website.
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[[ Category:HPRC ]]
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The news for all systems are also shown on our [[TAMUSC:home page|home page]]. The archived news items can be found at [[uas/uas_archive.php|here]].
 

Latest revision as of 16:37, 20 July 2017

System Message(s) of the Day

After you enter your username and password while logging into one of our systems, you will typically see set of news items that are pertinent to that particular system. These are commonly called the "messages of the day" or MOTD. It is STRONGLY recommended that you read these news items. They are typically stored in /etc/motd on every system. An example of the news items is shown below:

$ motd
    ========================================================================
   |        Texas A&M University High Performance Research Computing        |
   |                                                                        |
   | Website:           http://hprc.tamu.edu                                |
   | Consulting:        help@hprc.tamu.edu or (979) 845-0219                |
   | Ada Documentation: https://hprc.tamu.edu/wiki/index.php/Ada            |
    ========================================================================
  
   **************************************************************************
  *                   === IMPORTANT POLICY INFORMATION ===                   *
  * -Unauthorized use of HPRC resources is prohibited and subject to         *
  *    criminal prosecution.                                                 *
  * -Use of HPRC resources in violation of United States export control laws *
  *    and regulations is prohibited. Current HPRC staff members are         *
  *    US citizens and legal residents.                                      *
  * -Sharing HPRC account and password information is in violation of State  *
  *    Law. Any shared accounts will be DISABLED.                            *
  * -Authorized users must also adhere to all policies at:                   *
  *            https://hprc.tamu.edu/wiki/index.php/HPRC:Policies            *
   *************************************************************************

           !! WARNING: There are NO active backups of user data. !!

          Please restrict usage to 8 CORES across ALL Ada login nodes. 
           Users found in violation of this policy will be SUSPENDED.

                    **** Ada Cluster Stability Issues ****

19Sep2014 - The Ada cluster is currently experiencing issues due to firmware 
   updates applied during the 30Aug2014 maintenance.  Compute nodes may
   unexpectedly power off due to high temperatures.  We are currently 
   investigating the issue with IBM support.
 

The news for all systems are also shown on our home page. The archived news items can be found at here.