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Arno Schoenmakers
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 How to get access to LOFAR facilities and become a participant in the project How to get access to LOFAR facilities and become a participant in the project
  
-====== How to become a participant in the project ======+===== How to become a participant in the project =====
  
   * If you are part of one of the Astronomical Key Science Projects, please use your designated contact person.   * If you are part of one of the Astronomical Key Science Projects, please use your designated contact person.
   * If you are part of one of the International partners of LOFAR, please contact your designated contact person.   * If you are part of one of the International partners of LOFAR, please contact your designated contact person.
-  * If you are not part of any of the above please see the information on this page: http://www.lofar.org/contact-lofar+  * If you are not part of any of the aboveplease contact us through the [[https://support.astron.nl/rohelpdesk|ASTRON helpdesk]].
  
-====== How to get access to the LOFAR systems =====+===== Long Term Archive =====
  
 +You will need the Science Data Centre (SDC) Operations group to grant you access, unless you are already a member in MoM of the project you are trying to access data for. Once you have access and updated your password you should use the [[:public:lta_howto|Long Term Archive manual]].
  
 +===== How to get access to the LOFAR systems =====
 +
 +**[[:public:guap|Before you access any Lofar system, please take notice of our General User Access Policy (GUAP)]]**
  
 ==== Central Processing Systems ==== ==== Central Processing Systems ====
  
 Once you are a participant of the project and you need access to the CEP systems as a programmer or scientist, you will need this information: Once you are a participant of the project and you need access to the CEP systems as a programmer or scientist, you will need this information:
-  * Get your contact person (e.g., Michael Wise) to request an account on the systems and specify what permissions you'll need. 
-  * Learn the basics of the [[public:lle|Lofar Login Environment]] 
-  * Learn the overall layout and use of the [[operations:cep|CEP systems]] 
-  * Learn how to use [[public:ssh-usage|ssh keys and an ssh-agent]]. 
  
-==== Wiki ====+  * Get your contact person (e.g. SDC Operations) to request an account on the systems and specify what permissions you'll need. 
 +  * Ensure that you can enter the portal node (''portal.lofar.eu'') with your new account. 
 +  * Learn the basics of the [[:public:lle|Lofar Login Environment]] available at Central Processing. 
 +  * Learn the overall layout and use of the [[:public:lofar_cluster|central processing (CEP) systems]] 
 +  * Learn how to use [[:public:ssh-usage|ssh keys, ssh-agents and ssh port forwarding]]. 
 +  * Learn how to use a [[:public:vnc-usage|VNC server]] 
 +  * Learn how to use [[:public:freenx-windows-client|the FreeNX client for compressed X11 output]]. 
 +  * Choosing [[:public:strong_passwords|strong passwords]]. 
 + 
 +===== Wiki ====
 + 
 +You will have to register. See [[:start|The LOFAR wiki start page]]. 
  
-To get access to the wiki: 
-  * You first need to [[this>doku.php?id=start&do=register|Register]] 
-  * You or your project contact will need to provide information to which areas in the wiki you should have access and [[mailto:ro_wiki@astron.nl|contact the wiki administrator]] 
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