Kraken will be officially retired and no longer accessible on August 27, 2014. For more information see Kraken Decommission FAQs.
Kraken will be officially retired and no longer accessible on August 27, 2014. For more information see Kraken Decommission FAQs.
The National Institute for Computational Sciences

NICS Portal


The NICS User Portal shows user profile information which is generated via the users XSEDE profile. The NICS Portal can also be used to change the selected login shell ( bash, sh, csh ).
The portal login requires passcode authentication.

The Portal includes:

  • User profile information
  • A link to specific user Project information
  • Hosts a user has permission to access
  • A selection menu which can be used to change the users login shell