Posted in 2019
How to prevent interuptions of ssh connections to DKRZ systems?
- 23 October 2019
If your ssh connections to login nodes are interrupted after short
periods without any keyboard activitiy and you get an error message
containing the string “broken pipe”, try to set the
ServerAliveInterval parameter appropriately.
On Linux and macOS systems with the OpenSSH implementation there is essentially two methods to adjust this client setting. First, it can be set as a command-line option to ssh:
How do I share files with members of another project?
- 17 September 2019
You can use ACLs to achieve this. As a member of project group ax0001, you would have to create a directory in your project’s work for example
It could be any other place on Lustre file systems where you have write access. Then you grant project bx0002 permissions to this directory
Why do I receive .Xauthority file error messages?
- 08 July 2019
When you open a new terminal session on mistral with X forwarding turned on (
ssh -X ...),
the .Xauthority file in your home directory gets updated by the
This file is used to keep X authentication keys in order to prevent unauthorized
connections to your local display.
Sometimes, the .Xauthority file cannot be updated due to issues with the lustre01 file system, where your home directory is located, on mistral and you might experience an error message like: