Access to ExCL

To become authorized to access ExCL facilities, please apply at You have the option of using your ORNL (ucams) account if you have one, or creating an xcams (external user) account if you wish.

Once you have access you have a couple of options.

  • runs an sshd service.

  • There is a limited number of ThinLinc licenses available. Thinlinc (Xfce Desktop) can be accessed at for HTML5 services, and ThinLinc clients can use as their destination. ThinLinc clients can be downloaded without cost from ThinLinc provides much better performance than tunneling X over ssh. A common stratagy is to access via ThinLinc and then use X11 forwarding to access GUIs running on other nodes.

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