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Elastic High Performance Computing:Create a user

Last Updated:Sep 03, 2021

After you create a cluster, you need to create a user to submit jobs in the cluster. This topic provides a quick start for creating a user in the Elastic High Performance Computing (E-HPC). In this topic, a user named gmx.test is created.


A cluster is created. For more information, see Create a cluster.


  1. Log on to the E-HPC console.

  2. In the top navigation bar, select a region.

  3. In the left-side navigation pane, choose Resource Management > User.

  4. On the User page, select a cluster from the Cluster drop-down list. Click Add New User.

  5. In the Add New User dialog box, specify the user information as prompted.




    User Name


    The user of the cluster.

    User Group

    sudo enabled group

    A sudo user is the administrator who needs to manage the cluster. In addition to submitting and debugging jobs, a sudo user can run sudo commands to install software and restart nodes.



    The password of the cluster.

  6. Click OK.


After the user is created, gmx.test is displayed in the user list.

Related operations

You can create and submit a job in a cluster. For more information, see Create and submit a job.