Configuring Dakota on beach


Setting up Dakota on beach

Dakota 6.1 is installed on the CSDMS HPCC, To use Dakota on beach, you'll need to modify your user environment. (This only needs to be done once.)

In your favorite text editor, open your .bashrc file (located in your home directory) and add the following lines to the bottom of the file:

export LD_LIBRARY_PATH=/usr/local/dakota/bin:/usr/local/dakota/lib

Save the file, logoff from beach, then login again. Dakota will now be available for use. Check with:

$ dakota --version
Dakota version 6.1 released Nov 15 2014.
Subversion revision 2951 built Nov  7 2014 09:52:09.

If you encounter any problems in setting up Dakota on beach, please email the CSDMS software engineers at