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We need to restrict the access to the Gaussian software on our clusters to people that have read and accepted the license agreement from Gaussian, Inc. If you would like to use Gaussian, then please read the license agreement and send us a confirmation email that you accept the license conditions. If you load the Gaussian module before accepting the license agreement, an error message will be displayed.

[leonhard@euler01 ~]$ module load gaussian

ERROR: You are not authorized to use Gaussian on Euler.

       For legal reasons, you must explicitely accept the Gaussian license agreement
       before you can use it on Brutus:

       Please send a statement of acceptance to

The use of Gaussian is subject to the following conditions (this is just a summary; the license agreement is several pages long):

Warning -- This program may not be used in any manner that
competes with the business of Gaussian, Inc. or will provide
assistance to any competitor of Gaussian, Inc.  The licensee
of this program is prohibited from giving any competitor of
Gaussian, Inc. access to this program.  By using this program,
the user acknowledges that Gaussian, Inc. is engaged in the
business of creating and licensing software in the field of
computational chemistry and represents and warrants to the
licensee that it is not a competitor of Gaussian, Inc. and that
it will not use this program in any manner prohibited above.