Request a free Intel compiler license for Baobab

On Baobab, we have GCC and Intel compilers installed. If you need to use the Intel compiler suite, you must provide your own license. You can get one free of charge on Intel website.

Steps to obtain an Intel license:

  1. accept the terms here.
  2. Ask for the “parallel studio xe”. Do not download it.
  3. Click on Intel Products (see screenshot)
  4. Click on the license
  5. Download the license
  6. Copy the license file to your home directory in a directory named Licenses. You may need to create prior this directory if it doesn’t exist.
    You can now use the Intel compilers:
[sagon@master ~] $ module load intel/2018b
[sagon@master ~] $ icc --version
icc (ICC) 18.0.3 20180410
Copyright (C) 1985-2018 Intel Corporation.  All rights reserved.

[sagon@master ~] $