Using the scratch area on the computers

There is a scratch area on each computer. All users can read/write to all scratch areas on all computers. The search path is:


where 'computer' is the actual computer name. The tmp directory have read/write permissions for everyone. Is you want a "personal" scratch directory on your own computer contact the responsible person at the department.

To find computers with a lot of of free scratch area use the command. It can be used to:

  • get scratch usage of a single user: -u username
  • get scratch usage on a single computer: -c computername
  • list all available scratch areas: -s

NOTE: There is no backup taken on the scratch areas.

Last modified 9 years ago Last modified on Dec 27, 2011, 12:18:39 PM