Accounts and Files
Accounts on the Cluster are the same as the ones on the BluePC network; this means the same username, password and user ID. User management is done using the web application which also manages the users for the BluePCs. Authentication between BluePCs and Cluster is done automatically, so no password is asked when connecting from the BluePCs to the Cluster.
On the cluster computers there are two or three partitions of interest to users, as follows:
/home (read-write) is the default storage for user files; each username has a folder under his/her name here. Please note that because the Cluster is still being installed the files you'll keep here are neither backed-up nor guaranteed; only store here files which you can afford to loose. Store important files on the BluePCs only. On tau this is an actual partition, on all the other computers this is a NFS mount.