EPSCoR Welcome page

New Mexico State University would like to welcome all New Mexico EPSCoR Institutions researchers to use our HPC resources. With the EPSCoR grant money we were able to upgrade and grow our cluster by 4 Lenovo SR650 nodes(with 2 Nvidia Tesla P100 GPUs, 192GB of RAM and two Intel Xeon Gold 5218 CPUs with 16 cores per node), one SR850 Optane DC persistent memory node(3 TB of RAM and four Intel Xeon Gold 5218 CPUs with 16 cores), one SR850 high memory node(3TB of RAM and four Intel Xeon Gold 5218 CPUs with 16 cores), and 600TB of storage. These resource are reserved for you and we cannot wait to have you on board.

To get an account please visit https://hpc.nmsu.edu/account-request/ and fill out the form. If you select “Non-NMSU EPSCoR Affiliate” the HPC VPN form link will come up to the screen. Please download the form and fill it out and send to Selena Connealy at connealy@epscor.unm.edu, who will verify your inclusion in EPSCoR, and forward the request to NMSU. Once NMSU receives the the account request (and VPN form, if an affiliate), our team will contact you to onboard you to Discovery. After completing onboarding, your account will be created and you will be contacted by email.

To log in to Discovery you will have to download and install the Cisco AnyConnect Secure Mobility Client.  The download requires you to log into the following website https://vpn.nmsu.edu/hpc. Once installed, please open it, type “vpn.nmsu.edu/hpc” and press connect.

The new window will pop up and you will insert credential that were provided by us. After successfully connecting to VPN you can use PuTTy or any CLI to ssh to Discovery.

For more information please read our user guide. EPSCoR has its own Slurm partition and account name called epscor. We have set default soft quota per users home directory to 1TB to be able better to serve all of you. If you need more space or you have any other questions about Discovery, please email us at hpc-team@nmsu.edu.