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DIPC HPC accounts

In order to utilize the high performance computing (HPC) resources offered by DIPC, you are required to have a valid DIPC cluster account. If you don't possess one yet, you are encouraged to apply for an account.

Please fill out the necessary form, which can be accessed through the following link. Once completed, submit it either personally to our HPC Resource Manager or send it via email to

We kindly remind you that the approval of account requests is not automatic and is subject to our internal review process.

Modifying Your Password

After your account is successfully created, a temporary password will be issued to you. For enhanced security and personalization, it is advisable to change this password at the earliest opportunity.

To modify your password, simply execute the following command:

$ passwd

Upon entering the command, you will be prompted to type in your existing password. Following that, you will be asked to provide your new password.

Please ensure that your new password complies with the following criteria:

  • It must contain at least two uppercase characters.
  • It must include at least two lowercase characters.
  • It must have at least two digits.
  • It must feature at least two special characters.
  • It should be at least 8 characters in length.
  • It should not be a repetition or overly similar to any of your previous passwords.

These rules are put in place to ensure the security of your account and protect the integrity of our computing resources. We appreciate your understanding and cooperation.