Connecting to convey-1.ece.iastate.edu

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Using NX

  1. Download and install NX Client.
  2. Connect to convey-1.ece.iastate.edu using your ISU NetID and the password yournetid123.
  3. Change your password by opening a terminal window and running the passwd command.

NX Tip: Use GNOME as your windowing environment (for speed), and if you have trouble connecting, make sure you unselect the decrypt all traffic.

Using SSH

  1. Download Putty Putty Download
  2. Connect to convey-1.ece.iastate.edu using your ISU NetID and the password yournetid123.
  3. Change your password by opening a terminal window and running the passwd command.

Useful File Paths

  • /tmp/ - temporary storage (erased on reboot)
  • /var/tmp/ - temporary storage (persistent)
  • /dev/shm/ - RAM disk

Usage Policy

Convey machine is for testing you projects on the actual hardware only. However, 90% of the time you should be using any of the machines listed below for development. Also, standard remotely accessible ISU Linux machines should be set up for doing development for the Convey system. You can find a list of those machines here: ISU Remote Access Servers

  • xilinx-1.ece.iastate.edu
  • xilinx-2.ece.iastate.edu
  • xilinx-3.ece.iastate.edu
  • jones-1.ece.iastate.edu
  • jones-2.ece.iastate.edu
  • jones-3.ece.iastate.edu

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