Who is eligible for BeoShock?

All WSU constituents, and also those outside of WSU who are KBOR constituents.

How do I obtain an account on BeoShock?

  1. Read the HPC User Guide.
  2. To request HPC User account go to New Users Access Request then press ‘New HPC Access’ button and fill in/select appropriate items.
    • If your a student, faculty or staff member simply setup a New User Account.   
    • If you are an instructor who would like students to have access to BeoShock for the duration of your course we ask that you attach an excel spreadsheet to your new user request. This way the accounts can be authorized and created in the shortest possible timeframe.  
    • Allow 2-3 business days for your HPC account(s) to be fully approved and setup. 
  3. Once the access is granted, you can use your myWSU credentials to log into the cluster using a ssh from a terminal or via the graphical interface. Again, read the HPC User Guide.  Instuctions will be sent via email on how to connect to BeoShock. If your off-campus, you'll need to use the VPN service [WSU VPN Guides].  If you are having trouble contact the HPC Support Team

  4. You will automatically be enrolled in the listserv HPC-USERS-L@listserv.wichita.edu for current, ongoing HPC user information. Do not unsubscribe from this listserv because it will result in your HPC account being closed.   From time to time there is maintaince on the HPC system and this will be the primary mechanism to communicate to all HPC users. We will only advertise workshops to assist your learning. Click here to see previous List Server announcements to HPC users.