Services at UNIX and VMS Clusters
Both clusters provide all traditional system services. More attention
was devoted to the combined NIS/NIS+ service for the computers under
SUN OS, Solaris and Digital UNIX. A lot of configuration files was
adjusted to force computers of the cluster work together.
boot & initialisation of cluster computers,
audit, system activities logs & accounts,
cluster management (NIS, NIS+),
network management (DNS, routing),
OS and Software licenses management,
PC clients and X-terminals management,
network printers management,
disk volumes and tape devices management and back-up.
Common user services (more than 500 users):
passwords, login, home directories and quotas management,
Graphical User Shells (SUN Open Look, CDE, FVWM2, FVWM95),
program development (C++, F77, libraries),
physics applications software,
GNU free software,
document publishing (editors, LATEX, Graphics, Postscript),
database software (mini-SQL).
Net and Internet services:
NFS and PC software support,
Mail (mail, pine, elm, xmail)
Over 2500 pages, totally about 300 Mb
8000-10000 requests to LNP WWW server daily
50-70 Mb/day transferred
Supports different Web services
SQL supported databases
Users consulting and information:
Beginners and advanced users consulting, cluster news, seminars, reports.