AAE New User and General Information
Welcome to AAESITE.
Computer service for the engineering schools of Purdue University is handled by Engineering Computer Network. ECN serves all of engineering, offering a variety of benefits, for all users. A Site Specialist is a local expert (System Administrator) responsible for overseeing computer operations for the school and interacting with ECN.
The School of Aeronautics and Astronautics draws from a pool of Site Specialists provided by the User and Desktop Service Group within ECN.
IT support can be requested by using the web form found here: https://engineering.purdue.edu/ECN/AboutUs/ContactUs
Normal business hours are Monday through Friday, 8am to 5pm
At other engineering schools, contact the local site specialists for support of their computer equipment. The web page http://www.ecn.purdue.edu/ECN/Fac_Staff/ECN_Site_Specialists contains a list by school.
Obtaining An ECN Account
The schools of engineering make available a career computer account - open until graduation.
If you are registered as an AAE student your account should be updated at the beginning of each semester.
Otherwise fill out a trouble report.
Workstations and Servers
The department makes available a number of Windows 7 computers for general access and general purpose computing.
This is a list of the department servers and their specifications.
This is a compute server. It is a Dell PowerEdge R710. Two 6-core Intel Xeon E5649 (12 cores) running at 2.53GHz with 48GB of RAM. It is running Red Hat Enterprise Linux.
This is a compute server. It is Dell PowerEdge R620. Four 8-core Intel Xeon E5-2690's (32 cores) running at 2.90GHz with 256GB of RAM It is running Red Hat Enterprise Linux.
This is a compute server. It is a Dell PowerEdge R640. Two 12-core Intel Xeon Gold 6126 ( 24 cores ) running at 2.60GHz with 192GB of RAM It is running Red Hat Enterprise Linux.
This is a compute server. It is Dell PowerEdge R620. Four 8-core Intel Xeon E5-2690 (32 cores) running at 2.90GHz with 256GB of RAM It is running Red Hat Enterprise Linux.
This is a compute server. It is a Dell PowerEdge R815. Four 16-core AMD Opteron Processor 6276's (64 cores) running at 2.30GHz with 256GB of RAM It is running Red Hat Enterprise Linux.
This is the department file server. It is a Dell PowerEdge R720xd. It is running Red Hat Enterprise Linux.
**Do not run jobs on it**
If it is under a heavy load *all* users will be affected. **The site specialist will warn you if you are running a job on it and may kill your job if needed.**
You can check the status of the servers as well.