Intel MPI license confusion

Intel MPI license confusion

Hi,

I observed that Intel MPI is now part of the Intel® Performance Libraries, which I can freely download via https://software.intel.com/en-us/performance-libraries. However, following https://software.intel.com/en-us/articles/end-user-license-agreement, unlike the other Performance Libraries,  it is not licensed under the https://software.intel.com/en-us/license/intel-simplified-software-license. I assume in most cases it would be a "Named User" license then, for the user who downloads the software. Furthermore under https://software.intel.com/en-us/articles/free-mkl Intel MPI is not listed under "Community Licensing for Everyone", but it *is* listed under "Use as an Academic Researcher".

However my setting is a little different (analyst at academic HPC centre). My questions are as follows then:

1. Can an academic supercomputer center with a license to Intel Parallel Studio XE Professional/Composer edition (so not the Cluster edition!) still download Intel MPI via https://software.intel.com/en-us/performance-libraries and make it available to its users (without Premier Support obviously).

2. Can an academic supercomputer center without any Intel Parallel Studio XE license still download Intel MPI via https://software.intel.com/en-us/performance-libraries and make it available to its users (using GCC)

3. Can individual academic researchers (so they are registered themselves, instead of the cluster admins) download Intel MPI via https://software.intel.com/en-us/performance-libraries and use it, using Intel Parallel Studio XE Professional/Composer edition installed by cluster admins?

4. Can individual academic researchers (so they are registered themselves, instead of the cluster admins) download Intel MPI via https://software.intel.com/en-us/performance-libraries and use it, using GCC on a cluster?

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I have a somewhat related query.  I have been using the Academic Researcher license for the MPI libraries for the last couple of years, but the Academic Researcher group is no longer listed on the Intel site (e.g. https://software.intel.com/en-us/qualify-for-free-software).  Has teh Academic Researcher license been discontinued?

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