School 2009 labs

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ESIAL rooms

ESIAL has 7 rooms available for grid5000.

  • 1 room with 50 computers named EPI
  • 5 rooms with 18 computers with netboot
  • 2 rooms with 20 computers with netboot

Access through the wireless network will be possible for participants coming with their laptop.

EPI room

Room can't used be with netboot method. They will be used with live cd.

room with 18 computers

Some room have space for laptops, as all computers are on each site of the room.

room with 20 computers

They don't have as much space for laptops.

Computer capabilities


  • Netboot is an nfsroot archlinux image.
  • There is three servers behind, and load test have been made and approved.
  • It contains a light graphical environment and softwares :
    • xterm
    • ssh client
    • firefox 3
    • java 1.6
    • ruby 1.8.7
  • Following status is unknown for the following softs :
    • curl with ssl support
    • wget
    • irb
    • rubygems (with restclient gem)
    • libopenssl-ruby1.8
    • libjson-ruby1.8
    • python v2.4
    • python-httplib2
    • python-simplejson
  • It allow to use an usb key.
  • There is no login / no password

live cds

  • 80 ubuntu live cd will be available

Disk area

There isn't backup home on site so you have to :

  • store them on grid5000 home
  • store them on an usb key

Connect to grid5000

What site are open

The following site are open from Esial labs :

  • Bordeaux
  • Grenoble
  • Lille
  • Lyon
  • Nancy
  • Rennes

How do I connect to grid5000

The following site are available with your password :

  • Bordeaux
  • Grenoble
  • Lille
  • Nancy

And the following site are available only with your ssh key (you have to store it on an usb key)

  • Lyon
  • Rennes

WIFI Access

Network's informations

  • Network's name :
    • SSID = Nancy-Universite
  • Network's account :
    • login = grid5k
    • password = esial

How-to connect

  1. Open your browser on an internet site.
  2. A page will come automatically and ask for login and password (use those given above).
  3. A popup will appear.
    • Keep it as long as you stay connected.