The authenticating and authorization are controlled via Centralized Authentication System (LDAP) account. After the user logs on to the portal with the correct LDAP username and password, he or she is able to proceed using the applications without further authentication.
Secure FTP protocol is used to connect to Linux HPC cluster from the Portal system. The web based file manager is implemented and users can browse, create, delete, modify, upload, zip, unzip and download files/folder from file manager. Users can also monitor job statuses from the Job Manager and can view/download output from the file manager.