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5.4.1 Open OnDemand

Open OnDemand lets you utilize Penn State’s high performance computing resources in a graphical, menu-based environment that doesn’t require using an ssh client. Interacting with Roar with Open OnDemand looks and feels like the desktop or web-based applications you’re used to.

Open OnDemand is accessed through your web browser, so there’s nothing to download or install.
Simply go to this web address:


Note: When accessing Roar on Open OnDemand, you’ll see a CILogon screen before you can enter your Penn State ID and password. Simply click the Log On button to proceed.

Introduction to Using Open OnDemand on Roar (formerly known as ICDS-ACI)