Swestore iRODS at NSC
iRODS is a distributed storage management system which enables the user to control the access to his/her data via policies which are expressed as rules. Swestore iRODS is hosted on servers at PDC and NSC. We are running version 4.2.6. Basic information about how to store and access data had been described above. Additional information about iRODS can be found at the iRODS web site.
iRODS system at NSC
At NSC we host a replica metadata server and two storage server nodes at the moment. All data stored is replicated between PDC and NSC.
Accessing iRODS from the compute cluster
Data stored in iRODS is accessible from
We have got the command line client installed on the cluster.
You should have the client configuration files in place under
.irods directory as it has been described under
the introductory pages.
module load irods-client/4.2.6
after which you should authenticate using
iinit and then the iCommands like
ils should work as expected.
ihelp command will print a short description of the irods commands.
Detailed description of the command line client can be found at
documentation at iRODS site.