On September 22nd, OSC switched to Slurm for job scheduling and resource management on the Pitzer Cluster, along with the deployment of the new Pitzer hardware. We are in the process of updating the example job scripts for each software. If a Slurm example is not yet available, please consult our general Slurm information page or contact OSC help.


LS-PrePost is an ad­vanced pre and post-proces­sor that is de­liv­ered free with LS-DY­NA.

Availability and Restrictions


The following versions of ls-prepost are available on OSC clusters:

Version Owens
4.6 X*
* Current default version

You can use module spider ls-prepost to view available modules for a given machine. Feel free to contact OSC Help if you need other versions for your work.


In order to use LS-PrePost you need LS-DYNA. OSC does not provide LS-DYNA license directly, however users with their own academic departmental license can use it on the OSC clusters.  Please contact OSC Help for further instruction.

Publisher/Vendor/Repository and License Type

LSTC, Commercial


Usage on Owens


To configure your environment for use of LS-PrePost, run the following command: module load ls-prepost. The default version will be loaded. To select a particular LS-PrePost version, use module load ls-prepost/<version>. For example, use module load ls-prepost/4.6 to load LS-PrePost 4.6.

Further Reading