The PLSE Lab owns several research machines which we use for running jobs.

Available Machines

In order to remotely log into PLSE or department machines, you can use SSH. You can use any of the following:

Note that warfa, pipsqueak and eel do not use standard CSE credentials, and warfa and pipsqueak are not connected to the CSE file system. To make an account on warfa, please send an email request to Remy and include your public SSH key. To make an account on pipsqueak, contact Steven. To make an account on eel, contact Mark Roberts.

Detailed information about PLSE machine characteristics is found in machine-chart.xlsx.

Information about the departmental compute servers can be found at:

Undergraduates and visiting researchers

If you are an undergraduate, you do not automatically have a login account on the research machines. If you need one, fill out the account application form and give it to your adviser.


The Unix groups pl_gang and se control access to some old repositories and services. To join, ask Mike, Dan, or Zach to add you. There are additional Unix groups for certain research projects.