Coverity software development tool hosted by the SDCC
The SDCC has a site license for the Coverity Quality Advisor Analysis Tool from Coverity-Synopsys.
This Coverity product is a static code analysis solution helping to reduce risk by identifying critical quality defects and potential security vulnerabilities during code development. The solution utilizes sophisticated source code analysis to find the most critical defects in highly complex code bases, leveraging patented techniques for deep analysis and accurate issue detection.
File transfers - Globus online.
Globus provides a secure, unified interface to your research data. Use Globus to 'fire and forget' high-performance data transfers between systems within and across organizations.
File transfers from workstations need Globus Personal connect -
File transfers to/from RHIC/ATLAS/SDCC home directories and GPFS/Lustre data filesystems should be done through Globus online.
Authentication failure issues
There is a 120 seconds limit to enter the OTP token, if the time limit is exceeded gives the message of authentication failed and to try again.
Copy/Paste functionality in NX web browser session
In the NX web browser sessions, the clipboard needs to be enabled.This is an user interface to copy/paste from the local system to the NX session and vice versa.
Printing at the SDCC
Print services at the SDCC is only provided on the main RHIC general interactive system, rcf3.rhic.bnl.gov. This system is a RHIC only system. No printing services are available on other systems at the SDCC.
Listing Available Printers
The command lpstat -t lists all print queues on rcf3.rhic.bnl.gov.
Setting a Default Print Queue
To set your default printer, define the PRINTER environment variable to the print queue of your choice.
Changes to facility password policies and tools.
In order to strengthen our facility Cyber Security posture and reduce the risk of future compromises, we will be changing the SDCC/RACF password policy to comply with newer best practices, as specified in NIST's Digital Identity Guidelines for Authentication (NIST800-63B).
Information about the HPSS data storage service
- HPSS archiving tools - native HPSS archive tools that are available to SDCC users
Resources related to monitoring for the following services:
- Public Grafana
- Slurm APIs
- Gangalia (LF ATLAS, LF RHIC, GS ATLAS, GS RHIC, SDCC Ganglia)
- Farm Nagios
- HPSS Batch
- HPSS Batch2 (in process)
Additional authentication may be required for access, please refer here for SDCC monitoring https://monitoring.sdcc.bnl.gov/monitoring.html
While browsing the information on the RACF site with Firefox versions 3 and later, you may come across a somewhat intimidating warning message, much like the following:
Options for travel
- By car from airports, ferry docks and New York City
- By LIRR train from New York City (final stop is Ronkonkoma station--taxis are available for hire at Ronkonkoma to complete the trip to BNL)
- By Airtrain from JFK -- transfer to LIRR train at Jamaica station (final stop is Ronkonkoma station)