Your account on can take up to 3 hours to become fully active. You can log into the cluster using SSH or EasyVNC if you would prefer to use graphical applications. The EasyVNC client can be downloaded from the following link:

How to run EasyVNC


Information about transferring files to the server can be accessed at the following link and via our FAQ, in the ‘filesharing’ section:

How do I access files on the server?


Information about submitting work to the cluster and managing your jobs can be found via our FAQ, in the ‘cluster’ section:

On Acropolis, there are example scripts which can be used to submit your work to the cluster nodes located in the folder /share/qsub_examples.