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OLCF User Assistance Center

Can't find the information you need below? Need advice from a real person? We're here to help.

OLCF support consultants are available to respond to your emails and phone calls from 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. EST, Monday through Friday, exclusive of holidays. Emails received outside of regular support hours will be addressed the next business day.

The home Login Host

Each OLCF user is provided an account on the general login host, home.ccs.ornl.gov. The home host can be used to log into systems not accessible outside the OLCF network.

Connecting to the home Host

Home can be accessed through ssh utilities:

  ssh userid@home.ccs.ornl.gov 
Acceptable Tasks

The home system should only be used to access systems within the OLCF network. The following are examples of appropriate uses of home:

  • SSH
  • VI and other non-gui editors
  • Screen or other terminal multiplexers
Unacceptable Tasks

The following are examples of inappropriate uses of home:

  • Compiling
  • Data transfer
  • Long-running or memory-intensive tasks