Activating the Flight System
The Flight User Suite sits unobtrusively on the research environment with the
flight command serving as an entrypoint to the various system commands.
This provides some quick tips to activating the system and finding out more about the flight system (
To load the system, simply run
flight start (which, when first run, will generate some login keys for allowing passwordless login to compute nodes)
The flight system can be set to automatically start on login for the user by running
flight set always on
Customising the Environment
Setting the Research Environment Name
To identify the research environment that's being worked on, a cluster name can be specified and displayed in the prompt when the Flight System is active.
A cluster name can be specified as follows:
flight config set cluster.name mycluster1
Note that for the name change to take effect you must start a new terminal session or stop/start Flight.