Some EIDF services are accessed via a Web browser and some by "traditional" command-line
All EIDF services use the EPCC SAFE service management back end, to ensure compatibility with other EPCC high-performance computing services.
Web Access to Virtual Machines
The Virtual Desktop VM service is browser-based, providing a virtual desktop interface (Apache Guacamole) for "desktop-in-a-browser" access. Applications to use the VM service are made through the EIDF Portal.
EIDF Portal: how to ask to join an existing EIDF project and how to apply for a new project
VDI access to virtual machines: how to connect to the virtual desktop interface.
SSH Access to Virtual Machines
Users with the appropriate permissions can also use
ssh to login to Virtual Desktop VMs
SSH Access to Computing Services
Includes access to the following services:
To login to most command-line services with
ssh you should use the username and password
you obtained from SAFE when you applied for access, along with the SSH Key you
registered when creating the account. You can then login to the host following the appropriately linked instructions