Flight System

Activating the Flight System

The Flight User Suite sits unobtrusively on the research environment with the flight command serving as an entrypoint to the various system commands.

This provides some quick tips to activating the system and finding out more about the flight system (flight info).

To load the system, simply run flight start (which, when first run, will generate some login keys for allowing passwordless login to compute nodes)

Activating the flight system

Tip

The flight system can be set to automatically start on login for the user by running flight set always on

Customising the Environment

Setting the Research Environment Name

To identify the research environment that’s being worked on, a cluster name can be specified and displayed in the prompt when the Flight System is active.

A cluster name can be specified as follows:

[flight@gateway1 ~]$ flight config set cluster.name scooby