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To view suites on puma:
For suite output:

For some useful tips: RoseCylc/Hints

Troubleshooting of common errors: RoseCylc/Troubleshooting?


Cylc user guide (including example suites):

Rose user guide (including tutorial exercises):

Getting started


Note: The correct paths are now set up by default, so you no longer need to have anything in your .profile to load Rose, Cylc or FCM.


Follow these instructions:

You may also need to follow these additional steps, if you find you get an error submitting your first Rose job: RoseCylc/Troubleshooting#Unabletosubmitjobs?

Also create a ~/.metomi/rose.conf file containing:



Add the following lines to your .profile:

module use /work/n02/n02/hum/modules
module load cylc 
module load fcm
module load rose

For Rose on archer to work properly, the ssh-agent needs to be running on puma and not forwarded from elsewhere. Otherwise when logging out of puma, the agent will not persist and polling between puma and archer will not work. To set up ssh-keys from puma to Archer see:

Syntax highlighting

This is really useful if you are going to edit the Rose and cylc configuration files directly (i.e. not through the GUI). For instructions see:

UM Rose tutorial

The Met Office tutorial is available on the Met Office Science Repository Service:

An older version is available here:

Most of this will work with any UM suite, for example puma-aa125.